Kamloops (incl. YT)

Shianne Carswell
Fundraising Coordinator
347 W Seymour Street
Kamloops, BC V2C 1E8
Tel: 250.374.0599
Fax: 250.374.0599 (please call prior to faxing)


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Meet a Machine

Come join us for our 2nd annual Meet a Machine event!  We will have over 50 really cool machines on display that kids can actually touch, sit on, and in some cases even ride!  We will have pony buggy rides, face painting, a bouncy castle, and lots of other vendors and activities!  Meet and take a photo with costumed Star Wars characters!  See a mobile car crusher in action!

Food and refreshments will also be available on site!
Lots of door prizes, too!

Date:  Saturday, April 16. 2016
Time:  10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Venue:  Kamloops Pow Wow Grounds off the Yellowhead Highway
Cost:  $5 per person/$15 per family
All proceeds from this event will be donated to JDRF!
For more information, please contact Jim at jicamoo@hotmail.com


Some of the machines on site include:
Army Vehicles
Luxury Tour Coach
Pleasure Crafts
...and so much more!!


Entertainment will include:
Face painting -  by donation
Bouncy Castle
Pony Buggy Rides - $5 each or $10 2-4 kids/adults
Kamloops Woodworkers Guild - demos and toy making
Big Little Science Centre Robotics
Fun & Games
Kamloops Belly Laughs Children's Events
Jump 'N" Jax Entertainment
Kamloops Makerspace Group
High Country Flyers
Heritage Model Railway Club
Kamloops Exploration Group

JDRF is the leading global organization focused on type 1 diabetes (T1D) research and the largest charitable funder and advocate for T1D research.  Our mission is to find a cure for diabetes and its complications through the support of research.

Through local chapters, international affiliates, volunteers, staff and corporate partnerships, JDRF offers a diverse support network, outreach programs, advocacy initiatives, and innovative fundraising programs.

Each year, our team in British Columbia delivers essential programming and support to the diabetes community including the Bag of Hope program for newly diagnosed children and families; the TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes; and the Family Network of Volunteers, connecting individual living with T1D.

Thanks to our wonderful sponsors:
Platinum sponsor:  Morelli Chertkow
Venue sponsor:  Tk'emlups te Secwepemc
Print sponsor:  Noran Printing
Bronze sponsor:  KGHM Ajax Mining
Media sponsors:  B100/98.3 CIFM

Special thanks to our Machine Sponsors:  Warner Rentals, Western Equipment, People in Motion, Family Glass, Don's Towing, Noble Tractor & Equipment, Schoening Funeral Services, Jubilee RV, TELUS, Kamloops Vintage Car Club, Home Hardware, Rockey Mountain Rangers, R.H. McGowan, Douglas Lake Equipment, Bookmobile, People in Motion, New Gold, Funktional Electric, Cyclone Hydrovac, Leading Edge Motor Sports, Canada West Coachlines, Mace Desilets, Kamloops Search & Rescue, Upcott Enterprises, McLachlan Polishing & Aluminum, Clearview Glass, High Country Fliers, Summit Helicopters, Richmond Steel Pumping, Sher Crane, Nicholas Adams, Brian Hatcher, Trudy Dagere, Hummingbird Drones, Tailgate Tours, Shuswap Pioneers Collector Club and Brad Blackburn.

Thank you to our food & entertainment sponsors:  Jump 'N' Jax Entertainment, Snowy River Ponies, Denise Anderson Face Painting, Big Little Science Centre, Kamloops Makerspace Group, Fun & Games, Painted Pony, Heritage Model Railway Club, Neil Worsfold, Sticky's Candy, Kamloops Exploration Group, Boston Pizza, and Steeped Tea.


2016 TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes

The TELUS Walks are a great family event that connects individuals, groups and organizations that understand what it's like to live with T1D all while supporting leading research focused on curing, better treating and preventing T1D

Join us June 12, 2016

Where:  BC Wildlife Park                    Check in:  8:00 a.m.
City:  Kamloops                                  Start time:  10:00 a.m.
Walk Length: 2km                               Email: kamloops@jdrf.ca
Contact:  Shianne

TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes in Whitehorse

Join us May 29, 2016

Where:  Shipyard's Park                     Check in:  11:00 a.m.
City:  Whitehorse                                Start time:  1:00 p.m.
Walk length: 3 or 5km                         Email:  diabetesyukon@gmail.com
Contact:  Shianne 

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TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes In Prince George

Join us June 12, 2016

Where:  College Heights Secondary School     Check in:  9:00 a.m.
City:  Prince George                                          Start time:  10:00 a.m.
Walk length:  3 KM                                            Email:  kamloops@jdrf.ca
Contact:  Shianne

TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes East Kootenay

Join us September 25, 2016

Where:  Rotary Park                             Check in:  11:30 a.m.
City:  Cranbrook                                    Start time:  1:00 p.m.
Walk length:  3km                                  Email:  kamloops@jdrf.ca
Contact:  Shianne

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For more information click here or contact Deborah Cushing at 604-292-2771 or by email at dcushing@jdrf.ca 

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