/R E P E A T -- Popular interactive African village returns to Waterloo
Region St. Jacobs Farmers' Market to host World Vision's One Life Experience
AIDS exhibit/

ST. JACOBS, ON, Sept. 14 /CNW/ - World Vision's One Life Experience, a 186 square-metre (2,000 square-foot) interactive AIDS exhibit, will launch at the St. Jacobs Farmers' Market on September 16th. City councillors and other VIPs will help to open the exhibit which will be on display from September 17th - October 4th. The exhibit is free and open to the public.

Visitors to the exhibit will learn about the impact of HIV and AIDS by experiencing the life of one of four African children through captivating audio, authentic sets and powerful photography. The One Life Experience moves visitors beyond the AIDS statistics to gain an understanding of why the pandemic is the greatest humanitarian crisis of our time.

More than 2,000 people visited World Vision's One Life Experience when it first debuted in Kitchener back in 2007. This is the second time the exhibit will be displayed in the Waterloo Region.

    WHAT:          Special preview for media and VIPs

    WHEN:          11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 16, 2009

    WHERE:         Outdoors facing Weber St.
                   Across from St. Jacobs Farmers' Market
                   St. Jacobs, Ontario

    INTERVIEWEES:  City Councillors
                   Brandon Foreman, World Vision

World Vision's One Life Experience is a free exhibit open to the public from September 17th - October 4th. The exhibit hours are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m., Thursday and Saturday, 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m., Sunday, 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Parental discretion is advised.

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. For more information, please visit www.worldvision.ca.

B-roll and photos available upon request.

SOURCE World Vision Canada

For further information: For further information: or to arrange an interview, contact Corina Chevalier, (905) 565-6200 ext. 3899, (647) 887-4526 (cell), corina_chevalier@worldvision.ca, www.worldvision.ca/onelife

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