/R E P E A T -- 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,
For more information about theTELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes and Scavenger Hunt
or to arrange interviews and/or photo opportunities with spokespeople please
NATIONAL Public Relations Contact: Safia Généreux-Khali 514-497-6074
email@example.com JDRF Contact: Cindy Hoffman 438-870-0733
firstname.lastname@example.org TELUS Contact: Jacinthe Beaulieu 418-318-6102
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