I used to write plenty of news releases when I worked as an ad writer,
so I may send one along to the Nanaimo newspapers and hopefully
persuade them to interview my in-laws.
Mount Brydges is a small village west of London, by the way.
--- In Kresy-Siberia@yahoogroups.com
, "Krystyna Freiburger"
> Marisa....what wonderful news about you in laws getting the Siberian
Cross !! !! Make sure someone out there sends a media release to the
local newspapers !!
> By the way where is Mt. Brydges in Ontario ??
> krystyna freiburger
> waterloo, ontario
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Marisa Z.
> To: Kresy-Siberia@yahoogroups.com
> Sent: Monday, May 26, 2008 10:46 PM
> Subject: [Kresy-Siberia] Good News Re: Siberian Cross
> Hello everyone!
> I hope you are all in good health and good spirits!
> My husband was talking with his mother today on the phone and she told
> him that she received word from the Polish Consulate in Vancouver
> regarding the Siberian Cross. She and her husband will be awarded
> their Siberian Cross medals at a ceremony to be held on June 4!!!
> We are all so thrilled -- and very surprised, as it only took about 4
> months from the time the application forms were sent in. Irena didn't
> even know such a medal existed until we sent her the application
> forms. Thanks to the good people in this group who supplied
> information and words of advice. I appreciate all the help you have
> given regarding this effort and my writing project.
> I can't wait to see the photos! I hope the local media cover this
> event - it would do good to spread the word about what my in-laws and
> others like them went through during those dark years.
> Marisa Zammit,
> Mt. Brydges, ON
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