Monday, September 08, 2008

A First for NL First - First Ever Federal Candidate

From October Reign

NL First Party .... It's Time

News Release

Bennett Declares for Humber-St. Barbe-Baie Verte

Pasadena NL - Wayne Bennett, recently retired from Canada's Navy, will be the NL First Party's candidate in Humber-St.Barbe-Baie Verte for the October 14th federal election. Bennett, the son of Ivy (Perry) and Ernest (the Pepsi Man) Bennett, served for some 32 years in the Navy and with the Royal Nfld Regiment.

He is the founder and CEO of WRB Enterprises Limited. WRB Enterprises Limited is in the early stages of two developments in the Howley area. The first is the consturction of a 40 bed Personal Care Home for Seniors and the second project is the development of a multi-million dollar resort and spa in the Conwical Hill area that is locally know as 'Granny's Nipple'.

When elected, Wayne will be donating his $45,000 military pension to the Royal Newfoundland Regiment for the purpose of, in concert with Senator Bill Romphey, for the erection of a caribou in Gallipoli for the 100th Anniversary in 2015.

Wayne is single and lives in Pasadena, the crown of the Humber Valley. Is actively involved in both the Pasadena community and the town of Howley, where he spent many of his early years. He is the Grand Knight of the local Knights of Columbus Archbishop McNeil Council 8555 and is actively pursing the formation of an Historical Society in Howley.

Bennett Campaign HQ
5 Broadway
Corner Brook NL
709.639.5350 (c)

1 comment:

Charles Cheeseman said...

A Monday full of surprises. Should make the election more interesting.