JDRF Western New York Discoveries
  Western New York
Fall 2010
In This Issue
2010 Jamestown/Bemus Point
Walk to Cure Diabetes
2010 Buffalo Walk to Cure
2010 Charity Ball Dances
Skating for a Cure
10th Annual 'Journey to
a Cure' Black Tie Gala,
a Record Breaking Year!
Third Party Fundraisers
and School Walks
11th Annual Cheer for
the Cure is JDRF's Best Yet
Yellen and Davis Families
Are Successful Bidders for
Derek Roy Street Hockey Game
JDRF Derek Roy Golf Classic

2010 Jamestown/Bemus Point
Walk to Cure Diabetes

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By Megan Arnone

This year’s Jamestown/Bemus Point Walk to a Cure was a huge success, raising more than $80,000! It was held on May 23 in Bemus Point at The Village Casino on scenic Lake Chautauqua. The weather was beautiful as the 269 walkers that made up the 48 teams gathered for the day’s festivities. The local Kiwanis chapters set up activities for the kids such as ring toss, plinko, bubble blowing and balloons. They also served hot dogs and delicious smoothies to all the hungry walkers. The Kiwanis Club, on top of everything else they helped with at this year’s Walk, also raised more than $2,600 for JDRF! John Erickson, DJ from the Media One Group, provided music for the event.

A beautiful, scenic route for this
year’s Walk

Returning team Kyle’s Kruizers came together to raise an astonishing $11,225. They have been a part of the walk for the past eight years and have continuously proven their devotion to finding a cure. A few other family teams we would like to mention are Too Sweet, who raised $2,931; Weezie’s Walkers at $1,872; and Alex’s Allies, who raised $1,456! Great job to all teams and walkers who participated in this year’s walk! We hope to see you next year.

Remember, it’s never too early to start fundraising for next year’s walk! If you are looking for new ideas to raise money for your walk team please contact JDRF. For information and ideas please contact Danielle Fininzio at (716) 833-2873, e-mail at dfininzio@jdrf.org or visit www.jdrf.org.

2010 Sponsors

Tops – Platinum Partner for a Cure
Kiwanis Club
Media One Group
Channel 4 News
Jamestown Awning

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