/R E P E A T -- Canadian musician Brad Johner to kick off Saskatoon debut of interactive African village/



    Kinsmen Park to host World Vision's One Life Experience exhibit

    SASKATOON, Aug. 14 /CNW/ - Today, the World Vision One Life Experience, a
186 square-metre (2,000 square-foot) interactive AIDS exhibit, will debut at
Kinsmen Park. Visitors will learn about the impact of HIV and AIDS by hearing
the story 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.
    The goal of the educational exhibit is to raise awareness about the
plight of children affected by AIDS in Africa. Organizers hope it will draw
Saskatoon residents throughout the 10-day event. More than 30,000 Canadians
have visited the popular World Vision One Life Experience exhibit this year.
    Brad Johner will speak about his recent trip to Nicaragua with World
Vision where he met with children and their families benefiting from the
support of Canadians who sponsor children through the organization. Johner
sponsors two girls in Mauritania.

    
    WHAT:  Special preview for media and VIPs
    WHEN:  11:00 a.m., Thursday, August 14, 2008
    WHERE: Kinsmen Park
           945 Spadina Cresent East
           Saskatoon, SK
    

    World Vision's One Life Experience is a free exhibit open to the public
from August 14-28. Parental discretion is advised.

    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. For more information, please visit WorldVision.ca.





For further information:

For further information: or to arrange an interview, contact: Tiffany
Baggetta, (905) 565-6200 ext. 2485, (416) 305-9612 (cell),
tiffany_baggetta@worldvision.ca


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