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 the TELUS 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 firstname.lastname@example.org JDRF Contact: Cindy Hoffman 438-870-0733 email@example.com TELUS Contact: Jacinthe Beaulieu 418-318-6102 jacinthe.beaulieu.@telus.com SOURCE: JDRF To view this news release in HTML formatting, please use the following URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2013/06/c5815.html CO: TELUS Corporation ST: Quebec NI: HEA * MED -0- Jun/06/2013 15:33 GMT