/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Wish comes true for 13 year old Doaktown boy/



    SAINT JOHN, Sept. 17 /CNW/ -

    
    WHAT:     13 year old Evan Pratt from Doaktown will be receiving his wish
              - a new above ground swimming pool and deck. Evan, who has
              severe chronic asthma, has his wish coming true thanks to The
              Children's Wish Foundation - New Brunswick Chapter and the
              generosity of the residents of Doaktown and the surrounding
              communities.

    WHO:      Evan Pratt
              Evan's parents and sister - Denette, Barry and Amber Lea
              Gerry Beresford, The Children's Wish Foundation of Canada

    WHEN:     Thursday September 18, 2008
              4:00 p.m.

    WHERE:    116 Storeytown Road
              Doaktown, NB
    

    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 14,000 wishes for children and their
families and fulfills approximately 900 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: Marilyn Essensa, The Children's Wish Foundation
of Canada - New Brunswick Chapter, o: (506) 632-1680, e:
marilyn.essensa@childrenwish.ca; George James, Communications Director, The
Children's Wish Foundation of Canada, o: (905) 839-4566, ext. 240, c: (416)
402-3783, e: george.james@childrenswish.ca

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