Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry Federal riding association President Del Jones announced today that National Liberal leadership candidate Karen McCrimmon will visit Cornwall on Wednesday.
âWe are pleased that Ms. McCrimmon, has accepted our invitation to address members, supporters and all those interested in the federal Liberal leadership campaign,â said Jones.
The Stormont Dundas South Glengarry riding association will host a meet and greet for McCrimmon at the Knights of Columbus from 7 to 9 p.m.
âThis is an open event, anyone from the public that would like to hear Ms. McCrimmon speak or meet her is welcome to attend, there is no admittance charge, everyone is welcome,â said Jones.
McCrimmon is a retired Lieutenant Colonel of the Canadian Forces.
She has the distinction of being the first woman ever to command a Canadian Forces airforce squadron.
As Commanding Officer of 429 Squadron, which flew tactical transport C130 Hercules, McCrimmon and her crews carried out many humanitarian and military operations around the globe.