Media advisory - Lace Up for the TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes 2013 - Inaugural Scavenger Hunt Launches in Support of Diabetes

Media advisory - Lace Up for the TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes 2013 - Inaugural 
Scavenger Hunt Launches in Support of Diabetes Research 
LAVAL, QC, June 6, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - This year marks the largest fundraising 
goal ever, $8 million to support the TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes. More than 
45,000 people across Canada in over 70 communities are expected to "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! 
On June 9(th) in Laval, 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 


          

Time:    Registration: 8:30 am
         Opening ceremony: 9:45 am
         Start of the walk: 10 am
         Closing ceremonies: 1:30 pm
          

Where:   Centre de la nature de Laval
          

Who:     JDRF ambassador, Liana, 9 years old, diagnosed with type 1
         diabetes in 2011; TELUS representative Paul Lepage, President,
         TELUS Health
          

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: Safia Généreux-Khali 514-497-6074 
sgenereux-khali@national.ca  JDRF Contact: Cindy Hoffman 438-870-0733 
choffman@jdrf.ca  TELUS Contact: Jacinthe Beaulieu 418-318-6102 
jacinthe.beaulieu.@telus.com  

SOURCE: JDRF

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CO: TELUS Corporation
ST: Quebec
NI: HEA * MED 

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