CKNW Orphans' Fund

CKNW Orphans' Fund

June 03, 2013 13:51 ET

Media Advisory: 41st Annual CKNW Orphans' Fund Picnic at Playland

Over 3,500 children with variety of challenges to attend special invitation only event

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - June 3, 2013) - For over 40 years, the CKNW Orphans' Fund has hosted a collective 95,000 children with a variety of challenges at their annual picnic. On Wednesday, June 5th, another 3,500 children from over 160 different schools in the lower mainland will be hosted at PNE's Playland for a day of entertainment, games and fun! This day is made possible by CKNW, Globe & Mail and Odlum Brown - our valued partners.

The event is closed to the general public but media will be permitted entrance to cover the event.

For video from last year's picnic, please click here:

2901 East Hastings Street Vancouver, BC V5K 5J1
*please enter through Gate 11 across from Empire Stadium
Date: Wednesday, June 5th, 2013 from 9:30 am to 2:00 pm
Attending media RSVP please: Jen Schaeffers,
Executive Director, CKNW Orphans' Fund
Mobile: 604.306.5311

About CKNW Orphans' Fund: Dedicated to enhancing the lives of children with social, behavioural, physical and mental challenges living in BC communities. We provide funding to both individual children and organizations for a variety of developmental needs, with an emphasis on therapies, educational bursaries and specialized medical equipment.

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