/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Emera Inc. to announce a significant partnership with The Children's Wish Foundation/



    HALIFAX, Feb. 29 /CNW/ -

    
    WHAT:     Emera Inc. will be making a significant donation to
              The Children's Wish Foundation - Nova Scotia chapter as well as
              announce a multi-year partnership at The Children's Wish
              Foundation's third annual Wish Winter Away Charity Ball and
              Silent Auction.

    WHO:      Wayne Crawley, Vice President Strategy and Corporate
              Development, Emera
              Darren Nantes, Nova Scotia Advisory Board Chair and National
              Board Member, The Children's Wish Foundation of Canada
              Four Wish Families and more than 350 special guests

    WHEN:     Saturday March 1, 2008
              6:00 p.m. Reception
              7:00 p.m. Dinner
              8:15 p.m. Partnership Presentation

    WHERE:    World Trade and Convention Centre - Grand Ballroom
              1800 Argyle Street
    

    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, with 700 wishes
granted in Nova Scotia -- 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: Cheryl Matthews, Chapter Director - Nova
Scotia, The Children's Wish Foundation of Canada, o: (902) 492-0025, c: (902)
229-9474, cheryl.matthews@childrenswish.ca; George James, Communications
Director, The Children's Wish Foundation of Canada, o: (905) 839-4566, ext.
240, c: (416) 402-3783, george.james@childrenswish.ca


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