/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - A wish comes back to Edmonton/



    EDMONTON, May 27 /CNW/ -

    
    WHAT:     A year ago, 13 year old Brody from Eckville had his wish
              granted - to meet Hawaii-based reality television star Duane
              "Dog" Chapman. Since their first meeting, Dog has kept in
              contact with Brody who has been diagnosed with Lennox-Gastraut
              syndrome. This evening Brody will have another chance to meet
              his hero who is in Edmonton for an event.

    WHO:      Brody and his family
              Duane "Dog" Chapman
              Stacey Johnson, Children's Wish

    WHEN:     Thursday May 28, 2009
              6:45 p.m.

    WHERE:    Edmonton Marriott at River Cree Resort
              300 East Lapotac Blvd.
              Edmonton

    PLEASE
    NOTE:     Due to time constraints there will be no interview
              opportunities.
    

    BACKGROUND:

    Established in 1984, The Children's Wish Foundation of Canada is a
national non-profit organization dedicated to fulfilling a favorite wish for
children diagnosed with life-threatening illnesses. Since its inception,
Children's Wish has granted more than 15,000 wishes for children and their
families and fulfills approximately 950 wishes annually - each being an
individual adventure, carefully structured to meet the needs of that
particular child. For information on The Children's Wish Foundation of Canada,
log onto www.childrenswish.ca.





For further information:

For further information: Stacey Johnson, The Children's Wish Foundation
of Canada - Alberta and NWT Chapter, o: (780) 340-9039, e:
stacey.johnson@childrenswish.ca

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