Help Find a Cure for Juvenile Diabetes

Rhonda Shelby was live at Oaks Amusement Park with "Walk to Cure" Chair Steve Hawke and Junior Ambassadors

 Tyler Griggs, age 13        Twality Middle School, Tigard, Oregon
 Nate Johnnie, age 10       Montclair Elementary, Beaverton, OR   
 Anna Martin, age 10         Uplands Elementary, Lake Oswego, Oregon

On Sunday more than 5,000 people are expected to join in the annual Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Walk to Cure Diabetes at Oaks Amusement Park in Portland’s Historic Sellwood District.  Walkers representing local businesses, civic organizations, individuals, and families will come together in a healthy activity for a worthy cause, raising money to help find a cure for type 1 diabetes.  
The Walk will include family activities, entertainment, and food – including a pancake breakfast  and barbecue lunch.  All participants who register will receive a complimentary ride bracelet to enjoy the fun at Oaks Amusement Park following the walk.  

The JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes is among the most successful fundraising events in the world, involving more than 500,000 people in 200 cities worldwide.  Registration is available online by clicking here or onsite at Oaks Park beginning at 9:00 am.   The walk commences at 11:00 am and is approximately 5 kilometers or 3.11 miles.


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