On Friday, January 7, 2000, at a regular luncheon meeting of the Kiwanis Club of Ottawa, the Right Honourable Joe Clark, P.C., C.C., Leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada, will make a keynote address. This will be Mr. Clark’s first major speech of the new millennium.
“The Kiwanis Club of Ottawa prides itself on attracting prestigious speakers who address our Club on topical issues of interest to our members and of importance to our community.” said President of the Club John Callan. “It is precisely this type of event that adds distinction to our Club.”
The Right Honourable Joe Clark has served Canada as Prime Minister, Secretary of State for External Affairs, President of the Privy Council and Minister Responsible for Constitutional Affairs. After leaving politics, he lectured at the University of California and served as the Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations in Cyprus.
Mr. Clark returned to active politics in the fall of 1998 after winning the leadership of the federal Progressive Conservative Party of Canada.
The Kiwanis Club of Ottawa is celebrating 83 years of active fundraising and community involvement as a not for profit organization. The largest Kiwanis Club in Canada, and with over $600,000 returned to the local community each year, the Kiwanis Club of Ottawa is one of the most active and dynamic service clubs in the world. One of the 8 000 Clubs in Kiwanis International, the Club has met every Friday since 1917 at the Chateau Laurier Hotel in Ottawa.
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For information call Krystyna Rudko at 226.4162
The Kiwanis Club of Ottawa meeting will be held in the Adam Room of the Chateau Laurier Hotel on Friday, January 7, 2000, commencing at 12:30. Mr. Clark will speak at approximately 1:00 p.m.