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Memorial Service for former Governor

Former Governor Thomas Russell

The Government of the Cayman Islands will pay its final respects to the retired and much respected former Governor of the Cayman Islands, the late Col. Thomas Russell, CMG, CBE. The memorial service will take place on Thursday 4 August, between 8.00 a.m. 8.45 a.m. on the lawn of the former Government Administration Building (Glasshouse).

The service will include tributes and reflections from those who knew or worked alongside Mr. Russell. Officials expected to attend include Her Excellency the Governor Helen Kilpatrick, Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, Deputy Governor Hon. Franz Manderson, Leader of the Opposition Hon. McKeeva Bush. There will also be representatives from the Veterans and JP Associations. The general public is invited to attend the special ceremony.

In the event of inclement weather, the ceremony will take place inside the current Government Administration Building. Notifications will be broadcast and posted should this change of location be deemed necessary.

For further information contact: Edlyn Ruiz