World Vision Canada, OneStar Entertainment Inc, Avalon

June 24, 2005 04:06 ET


85 children got sponsors last night Attention: Arts/Entertainment Editor, Media Editor, News Editor EDMONTON/ AB--(CCNMatthews - June 24, 2005) - EDMONTON AB, JUNE 23, 2005 World Vision sets new ground with Child sponsors last night with a record breaking evening. Almost 100 children were sponsored at the first leg of the American artist Avalon World Vision tour across Canada. This is incredible, unbelievable, amazing" says Cathy Cutz of World Vision Canada. Avalon a 20 time Dove Award winning group together with local Albertan artists Raylene Scarrott, Gaetz Ave, and from eastern Canada Kevin Paul's with Beyond the Veil, and Carried Away all came together for an evening concert just East of Edmonton in Sherwood Park. Wednesday nights are not a common night for a charity concert, however 1000 people gathered for an evening concert at Sherwood Park Alliance Church for one reason…. CHILDREN!

This is the first evening of a 6 day tour of western and eastern Canada. Today they will be traveling to Centre Street Church in Calgary and Word of Life Church in Red Dear on Friday. Tickets are still available for remaining shows at, or at the door for $22.50+GST.

This electric night, with great array of music, harmony and a fresh sound is a celebration of music, life and most important to raise the awareness of the need for child sponsorships in Africa. This night will not only lift spirits and enjoy great music but, will change the lives of hundreds of children around the world. Everyone is encouraged to attend.

/For further information: Contact Michelle Dunk at 416-930-9239, or Ted Tomlin at 519-590-9239. On the road with tour please contact by cell or assistant Kendra Harbinson at 416-537-0777/ IN: ENTERTAINMENT, MEDIA, RELIGION, OTHER

Contact Information

  • Michelle Dunk, VP of Marketing and Parntership, OneStar Entertainment Inc
    Primary Phone: 416-537-0777 ext. 2
    Secondary Phone: 416-930-9239