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Ald. Connelly to make “an important announcement”

By DJ Kelly April 13, 2010

It’s been the City’s worst kept secret that Ald. Ric McIver will be annoucing his intentions to run for Mayor at “Ric’s Block Party” on April 21 (5pm to 8pm, get your tickets here.) But what about Ald. Joe Connelly?

Ald. Connelly has been saying for a little bit that he would make an announcement between now and May. An email sent out today has set the date for this announcement however: tomorrow. Expect him to be trying to scoop Ald. McIver by getting out of the Mayoralty gate first (even if only by a week).

Here’s the full text of the invitation. Be there or be… running for alderman (? I suppose).

Media and Guest Invitation for Announcement by

Alderman Joe Connelly, Ward Six
City of Calgary

Calgary, Alberta Alderman Joe Connelly, Ward Six, City of Calgary will be making an important announcement on Wednesday, April 14 in his Ward at the Strathcona Community Association.

Media and guests are invited to attend as follows:
Date:  Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Time: Meet and Greet 3:00 pm
Announcement 3:30 pm

Location: Strathcona Community Association
277 Strathcona Drive SW,  Calgary, AB
Phone number of the Community Association:  403.249.1138
Free parking available

For further details contact:

Joe Connelly  [deleted for privacy]
Corinne Wilkinson  [deleted for privacy]

This post has been cross-posted to CalgaryPolitics.com.