Media Advisory - Lieutenant Governor hosts New Year's Levee

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Media Advisory - Lieutenant Governor hosts New Year's Levee

Ministry of Government and Consumer Services

TORONTO, Dec. 28 /CNW/ - The Hon. David C. Onley invites Ontarians to the Lieutenant Governor's New Year's Levee, to be held at Queen's Park on Tuesday, 1 January, 2008 from 12 noon until 2:00 PM.
A tradition in Canada since 1646, the Levee is a special opportunity to meet The Queen's representative and enjoy festive family entertainment and refreshments. Everyone is welcome!
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WHAT The Lieutenant Governor's New Year's Levee
WHO The Hon. David C. Onley & Her Honour Mrs. Ruth Ann Onley
Red Spirit Dancers, Aboriginal drum and dance group
Oplenac Music Ensemble, Serbian song and dance ensemble
Bialy Orzel, Polish song and dance ensemble
The Gypsy (ROMA) Flame Show Band, gypsy (ROMA) song and
dance ensemble
Mr. Christopher Welsh, deaf mime artist
WHERE Legislative Building, Queen's Park, Toronto
WHEN Tuesday, 1 January, 2008, from 12:00 noon until 2:00 pm
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The levee also launches the Lieutenant Governor's 2008 Book Drive. In the tradition of former Lieutenant Governor James Bartleman, His Honour will be collecting only new children's books for aboriginal youth in northern Ontario's fly-in First Nation communities. The Book Drive will continue through 18 January 2008. New books can be dropped off at any Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) detachment throughout the province or at any Toronto Police Services station within the Greater Toronto Area.
For further information: Nanda Casucci-Byrne, Tel. (416) 909-7552, Office of the Lieutenant Governor, www.Lt.gov.on.ca