March 22, 2011 13:01 ET

Media Advisory: West Prep Junior Choir Kicks Off WWF's Earth Hour With Candlelit Performance

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 22, 2011) - On Thursday, March 24, as part of the official launch of WWF's Earth Hour, West Preparatory Junior School Choir will perform an acoustic version U2's international hit "One".

The performance will take place by candlelight in the Palm Court at Allan Gardens to draw attention to WWF's Earth Hour, which takes place this Saturday, March 26 from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Where: Allan Gardens (Sherbourne St. at Gerrard St. E.)
19 Horticultural Avenue, Toronto
When: Thursday, March 24
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Please note that the performance begins at 7:05 p.m. sharp
Who: West Prep Junior Choir
Gerald Butts, President and CEO, WWF
Josh Laughren, Director, Climate and Energy, WWF
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Canada is one of the top 10 nations contributing to global climate change, but we don't have to be. WWF asks Canadians to show their support for clean energy as the solution to climate change by participating in WWF's Earth Hour. Last year 50 per cent of Canadians participated. This year join over a billion people worldwide and switch off your lights on Saturday, March 26 from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Pledge your support for WWF's Earth Hour at www.EarthHourCanada.org. (In Canada, Sears Canada, Citytv, OMNI Television and the Toronto Star are the lead sponsors. In Ontario, Bullfrog Power and The Ontario Power Authority are the official sponsors.)

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