MEDIA ADVISORY - Country Superstar Dean Brody joins World Vision 6K for Water

KELOWNA, BC, June 9, 2017 /CNW/ -


Multi Canadian Country Music Award (CCMA) and Juno award-winning country music star Dean Brody is coming to Kelowna, B.C., announced World Vision Canada today.  

On July 8, World Vision is hosting the Global 6K for Water at Tugboat Bay and Brody will be taking over the Island Stage in the afternoon.

The Global 6K empowers communities to provide clean water to children and families in Africa. All of Kelowna is invited to either walk, run or wheel their way across the finish line. 

The day will include prizes, giveaways, opportunities for great photo ops and an unforgettable performance by B.C. native Dean Brody.


Country superstar Dean Brody

City Counsellor Gail Given

World Vision Canada CEO Michael Messenger      


Saturday, July 8, 2017

9 a.m. Registration 

9:30 a.m. Interviews for media with Michael Messenger and Gail Given

10 a.m. Global 6K begins

12 p.m. Concert in the park


Tugboat Bay, 1200 Water Street, Kelowna, B.C. – Global 6K for Water Island Stage                      


My national tour just took us across the country from Ontario to B.C. -- and each time I feel the love for our vast country. I'm proud to be back in my hometown province to help World Vision celebrate years of support and partnership in Kelowna," said Dean Brody.


FOR INTERVIEWS CONTACT:  Marie Cook 647-637-8803 or


  • 6K is the average distance people – usually women and girls – walk to get water for their families in the developing world. Often, the walk is dangerous and causes children to miss school.
  • Almost 1,000 children under the age of five die every day from lack of clean water.
  • World Vision is the leading non-governmental provider of clean water.
  • Race registration here.

World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. World Vision serves all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender. Visit our News Centre

SOURCE World Vision Canada

For further information: Marie Cook, 647-637-8803 or


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