Video B-Roll Via Satellite - CMN Champion children honoured in Ottawa



    TORONTO, March 30 /CNW/ - The following B-Roll is available at the listed
times and co-ordinates:

    
    Live Satellite Coordinates:

        DATE OF FEED:  March 30, 2007

        TIME OF FEED:  3:00 - 3:30 pm EST

        CO-ORDINATES:  Satellite Anik F2 C, Transponder 1B
                       Audio subcarrier 6.2 and 6.8
                       Downlink frequency 3740 vertical
    

    STORY SUMMARY: Twelve Champions representing Children's Miracle Network
(CMN) were honoured today with a luncheon and visit to Rideau Hall that paid
tribute to their bravery in battling and overcoming life threatening illnesses
and injuries. As ambassadors of CMN affiliated hospitals, the Champions came
together to show their collective strength of spirit and inspiration to the
millions of children treated each year in Canadian children's hospitals. The
trip to Rideau Hall, where the Champions met Her Excellency the Right
Honourable Michaelle Jean, Governor General of Canada, was followed by a
luncheon.
    The Champions will be leaving March 31st to visit Walt Disney World for a
live concert, to meet with other champs from across North America and of
course to enjoy a few roller coaster rides! The children and their families
visit Ottawa en route to Orlando, Florida, where they will participate in the
annual "Children's Miracle Celebration" taping. Footage will be broadcast
June 2nd and 3rd during the Children's Miracle Network Telethon, the world's
largest annual television fundraiser.
    For profiles and pictures of the children's visit to Rideau Hall please
visit www.childrensmiraclenetwork.org/ottawa

    
    This year, the CMN Champions presented by Wal-Mart are as follows:

    -   Jeevan Basra, 5, Vancouver (Surrey), BC - Cardiac and Genetic
        Condition
    -   Kelly Hogarth, 9, Calgary (Canmore), AB - Cancer
    -   Braden Mole, 15, Edmonton (Edson), AB - Brain Tumor
    -   Micaella Fiacco, 14, Regina, SK - Tumor
    -   Kiran Grewal, 12, Winnipeg, MB - Autoimmune Disease and Kidney
        Transplant
    -   Brianna Buckle, 7, Toronto (Bradford), ON - Congenital Heart Disease
    -   Nicholas Adams, 8, Hamilton (Burlington), ON - Brain Tumor
    -   Caleigh Turnbull, 5, London, ON - Vehicle/Pedestrian Accident
    -   Jessica Forsyth, 17, Ottawa, ON - Cystic Fibrosis
    -   Christophe Robichaud, 15, Montreal (St. Lambert), QC - Leukemia
    -   Ben Maillet, 12, Cornwall, PEI - Congenital Heart Disorder
    -   Taylor Jerrett Murphy, 9, Goulds, NFLD - Cystic Fibrosis
    

    Shotlist:
    This b-roll contains edited footage from the Children's Miracle Network
event at Rideau Hall.

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