Jennifer Costanza (978)281-9388 or Teri Frady (508)495-2239
NERMA06-13 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 21, 2006
GROUNDBREAKING CEREMONY SET FOR NEW FEDERAL FISHERIES OFFICE BUILDING IN GLOUCESTER
Federal officials are sponsoring a groundbreaking ceremony in Gloucester, Mass. on the site of a new building that will house the northeast regional office of NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries Service). The Agency will lease the building, which is rising in the Blackburn Industrial Park. NOAA currently houses staff in multiple buildings in Gloucester, and plans to consolidate everyone under one roof when the new building is completed.
The building is owned by JDL Castle Corporation, and is designed by 4240 Architecture Inc.
GROUNDBREAKING CEREMONY NOAA Fisheries Service Northeast Regional Office
WHERE 55 Great Republic Drive, Gloucester, MA 01930
WHEN November 28, 2006 10:00 am – 11:00 am
ATTENDEES (confirmed) Mayor of Gloucester, John Bell NOAA Chief of Staff Scott Rayder NOAA Fisheries Service Deputy Assistant Administrator John Oliver NOAA Fisheries Service Northeast Regional Administrator Patricia Kurkul State Senator Bruce Tarr State Representative Anthony Verga
INVITED GUESTS (attendance not yet confirmed) Senator Edward Kennedy Senator John Kerry Congressman John Tierney Gloucester City Council members