Calgary kids celebrate a fun-filled Christmas with furry friends and Santa!

CALGARY, Dec. 10, 2013 /CNW/ - Calgary children will cheer on the Christmas season with a celebration of The World Visions Gift Catalogue featuring farm animals just like the ones in the popular catalogue, festive carols with Santa and Christmas treats! Joined by World Vision Canadian partner Neighbourlink Calgary, this is an event that truly brings Christmas to life in local communities.

WHAT:          Calgary children and their families celebrate the Christmas season in Calgary with furry animal friends, carols and candy canes with Santa, and tasty Christmas treats
   
WHEN: Tuesday, December 10, 2013; 11:00a.m. - 1:00p.m.
   
WHERE:  Eau Claire Market
  200 Barclay Parade, Calgary
  Centre Court - near Food Court
   
VISUALS: Children meeting real farm animals in a mini petting zoo while enjoying Christmas treats and hot chocolate
 
  Santa Claus handing out candy canes and leading jolly carolling with excited local children and their families
   
  Children and families supported by local community programs celebrate the charitable holiday spirit and generosity of Calgarians
   
   

INTERVIEWS AVAILABLE: Children and families supported by local community organizations like Neighbourlink Calgary celebrating Christmas
  Tanya McCormack from World Vision Gifts about meaningful presents available from the Gift Catalogue, which lets Canadians give real gifts that help children and families around the world - including local programs like Neighbourlink Calgary.

 

World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. World Vision serves all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender. Visit our News Centre at worldvision.ca 

SOURCE World Vision Canada

For further information:

MEDIA CONTACTS

Angel Cheng, 905-565-6200 ext. 3364, OnKei_Cheng@worldvision.ca
Genevieve Barber, 905-565-6200 ext. 2176, Genevieve_Barber@worldvision.ca 

On-site contact: Krista (cell) 403-860-3299