Interactive African village opens to kick off Calgary Woman's Show



    Erica Ehm and Calgary Centre MP Lee Richardson join World Vision to
    launch One Life Experience

    CALGARY, Oct. 18 /CNW/ - The World Vision One Life Experience, a
186 square-metre (2,000 square-foot) interactive African village will launch
on Friday, October 19 at the Calgary Woman's Show. Visitors will learn about
the impact of HIV and AIDS by hearing the story of one of four African
children through captivating audio and powerful photography. The exhibit moves
visitors beyond the AIDS statistics to gain an understanding of why the
pandemic is the greatest humanitarian crisis of our time.
    More than 5,300 Albertans visited the World Vision One Life Experience
exhibit when it launched its Canadian tour at the West Edmonton Mall in
August.

    
    WHAT:           Special preview for media and VIPs

    WHEN:           11:00 a.m., Friday, October 19, 2007

    WHERE:          Calgary Woman's Show, Roundup Centre, Stampede Park

    INTERVIEWEES:   Erica Ehm, founder of the Yummy Mummy Club and first
                    female MuchMusic host
                    Judy Hannaford, president and producer of the Calgary
                    Woman's Show
                    Lee Richardson, MP for Calgary Centre
                    Dave Toycen, president and CEO of World Vision
    

    The World Vision One Life Experience is a free exhibit open to attendees
at the Calgary Woman's Show October 20-21.

    World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organization
dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome
poverty and injustice. Motivated by our Christian faith, we serve all people
regardless of religion, race, gender or ethnicity. For more information,
please visit WorldVision.ca.





For further information:

For further information: or to arrange an interview, contact: Tiffany
Baggetta, (416) 677-4450 (cell), tiffany_baggetta@worldvision.ca


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