Showing posts with label Scottish Memorial Day. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Scottish Memorial Day. Show all posts

Saturday, July 14, 2012


This a press release that was sent along the other day - 
“St Mungo's United Church will hold a Scottish Memorial Day in honour of the 
Scottish pioneers of the North Shore of the Ottawa River, on August 19, 2012. 
The activities will start with a church service at 3:00 p.m. and continue with a 
barbecue afterwards. Taking part in the festivities will be the Black Watch 
Association Pipes & Drums of Montreal under the command of Pipe Major Brian 
MacKenzie, and Gaelic singers, Fiona McDonald, Director of the Gaelic Choir of 
Ottawa and Catherine-Ann MacPhee of Barra who is universally regarded as one of 
the most gifted and engaging Gaelic singers of her generation.
The impressive stone church, built in 1836 by the Scottish stonemasons who 
worked on the Ottawa River canals, has undergone extensive restoration of the 
exterior in recent years. This event will launch St Mungo's fundraising for the 
restoration of the interior. Official tax receipts for all donations over $20.
WHEN: August 19, 3:00 p.m.
WHERE: St Mungo's United Church, 661 Route des Outaouais (Highway 344) in 
Cushing on the Quebec side of the Ottawa River.
For more information, call 514-937-2131 or e-mail