Newfoundland Labrador – A Proclamation 2016
Automotive Heritage Month 2016
WHEREAS the National Association of Automobile Clubs of Canada has designated July 2016 as “Automotive Heritage Month” in recognition of the contributions of automotive hobbyists to the economic and cultural life of Canada;
AND WHEREAS Newfoundland and Labrador recognizes the role of the automobile in the creation of the provincial highway system and road network that make Newfoundland and Labrador communities more accessible for residents and visitors;
AND WHEREAS Newfoundland and Labrador has many active local clubs dedicated to automotive hobbies and also welcomes many visiting automobile enthusiasts;
THEREFORE I, Eddie Joyce, Minister of Service NL, do hereby proclaim July 2016 as Automotive Heritage Month in Newfoundland and Labrador.
EDDIE JOYCE, MHA
District of Humber-Bacy of Islands
Minister of Service NL
June 29, 2016
Engaging Community Organizations
Minister Proclaims Automotive Heritage Month in Newfoundland and Labrador
The Honourable Eddie Joyce, Minister of Service NL, in partnership with the National Association of Automobile Clubs of Canada (NAACC), has proclaimed July as Automotive Heritage Month in Newfoundland and Labrador.
“The NAACC and its members do great work supporting automotive hobbies, and also provide valuable fundraising assistance to several charities and community groups. As NAACC members celebrate Automotive Heritage Month with exhibitions throughout the province this July, I want to thank them for all they do to support charitable efforts.”
– The Honourable Eddie Joyce, Minister of Service NL
Over the course of its history in the province, the NAACC has raised more than a quarter million dollars in support of charities that include the Easter Seals, Shriners, the Children’s Rehabilitation Centre, the Janeway Hospital, and the VOCM Cares Foundation.
“We thank the Provincial Government for partnering with the NAACC to recognize Automotive Heritage Month. Our Association is proud to preserve automotive heritage for future generations, and to use our restored, unique, historic vehicles to give back to our communities through various provincial charities.”
– Bob Ford, Director and Membership Chairman of the National Association of Automobile Clubs of Canada in Newfoundland and Labrador