Media Advisory - Children's Wish Foundation strives to raise funds of over $50,000 at a one-day event near Woodlands, MB

    WINNIPEG, Aug. 12 /CNW/ -

    When: Saturday August 16, 2008

    Where: Peltier Farm, Hwy 6, south of Woodlands, MB

    What: 20th Anniversary, Ride for a Child's Wish, Family Fun Day

    Fundraising goal: $ 50,000+ with all funds to aide Children's Wish

    This full day, includes 10 mile pledged horse ride, children's
    activities, dinner, barn dance featuring the music of Crossroads, and a
    Wish auction which includes prizes such as Western Rawride saddles; K4
    Equipment's Welder-Generator, a sofa from Palliser and much more.

    Who: Children's Wish is actively providing the most heartfelt wish of
    children suffering from cancer, heart defects, Cystic Fibrosis and many
    other conditions.

    Special guests will include Wish child, Destiny, age 6, of Clandeboye,
    MB; bravely fighting cancer for over 2 years and dreaming of her wish of
    visiting Disney World. Wish volunteer, Marc; who received his wish 19
    years ago and overcame his rare form of cancer. Ralph Eichler, MLA,
    Lakeside will bring greetings on behalf of the province.

    More information:

For further information:

For further information: Contact: Silver Peltier, (204) 461-0640,
Volunteer Sub-chapter Chair; Children's Wish, (204) 945-9474

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