Dean Brody joins World Vision 6K for Water

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Highlights:

Country Superstar Dean Brody coming to Kelowna
Photo/World Vision Canada
(June 09, 2017)
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KELOWNA, BC - 

WHAT:

Multi Canadian Country Music Award (CCMA) and Juno award-winning Canadian 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 BC native Dean Brody. 

WHO:   

Country superstar Dean Brody
City Counsellor Gail Given
World Vision Canada CEO Michael Messenger 
WHEN: 

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 

WHERE:

Tugboat Bay, Kelowna, B.C. – Global 6K for water Island Stage 

QUOTE: 

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.


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: 
  • 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