/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Children's Wish Foundation celebrates 1000 wishes in Alberta and NWT with Gala celebration/



    CALGARY, March 5 /CNW/ -

    
    WHAT:  The Children's Wish Foundation - Alberta and NWT chapter is
           hosting its annual gala which this year celebrates the
           organization's milestone of granting 1000 wishes to children
           diagnosed with high-risk, life-threatening illnesses.

    WHO:   Debbie Korzeniowski, Alberta and NWT Advisory Board Chair and
           National Board Member, The Children's Wish Foundation of Canada
           Numerous wish families
           Provincial Award winners
           Trevor, AB's 1000th wish child
           More than 270 special guests

    WHEN:  Thursday March 6, 2008
           6:00 p.m. Reception
           7:00 p.m. Dinner
           7:30 p.m. Program

    WHERE: Westin Hotel - Bellaire Ballroom
           320 4th Ave SW, Calgary AB
    

    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 high-risk, life-threatening illnesses. Since its
inception, Children's Wish has granted over 13,000 wishes for children and
their families and fulfills approximately 900 wishes annually across Canada -
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: Jason Evanson, Chapter Director - Alberta and
NWT, The Children's Wish Foundation of Canada, o: (403) 265-9039, c: (403)
669-8174, Jason.evanson@childrenswish.ca


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