Media Advisory - Lace Up for the TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes 2013

Media Advisory - Lace Up for the TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes 2013 
Inaugural Scavenger Hunt Launches in Support of Diabetes Research 
TORONTO, June 5, 2013 /CNW/ - This year marks the largest fundraising goal 
ever of reaching $8 million in total donations and pledges supporting the 
TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes. It is expected that more than 45,000 people 
across Canada in over 70 communities will "Join the Community" in an effort to 
reach this monumental goal. 
New this year, JDRF and TELUS are launching the first ever TELUS Walk to Cure 
Diabetes Scavenger Hunt to encourage more Canadians to "Join the Community" by 
walking, pledging, fundraising or donating in support of diabetes research. 
It's time to dust off those sneakers and join the fun! 
Taking place this year on June 9(th) at CNE-Bandshell Park you will walk 
alongside participants and search for hidden objects along the walk route for 
an opportunity to receive a prize. For a chance to win, participants must take 
a photo of each object they find, and can Tweet them using the official Walk 
hash tag #TELUSWalk. 
What:   Scavenger Hunt - TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes 
When:   June 9, 2013 
    Media should please check-in at the media table 
Time:   10:00 a.m. 
Where:  CNE-Bandshell Park 
    200 Princes' Blvd, Toronto 
Who:    JDRF youth ambassador, Hayden Simon; JDRF ambassador, Paul 
    Levine; and JDRF representative Diana Iulianetti. 
Online: jdrf.ca/walk 
For more information about theTELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes and Scavenger Hunt 
or to arrange interviews and/or photo opportunities  with spokespeople please 
contact: 
NATIONAL Public Relations Contact: 
Suzanne Koukal 416-848-1628 skoukal@national.ca 
JDRF Contact: 
Sara Marano 647-789-2027 smarano@jdrf.ca 
TELUS Contact: 
Chris Gerritsen 403-808-9591 chris.gerritsen@telus.com  
SOURCE: Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation 
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CO: Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
ST: Ontario
NI: HEA MED HEA  
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