Team Diabetes of Second Life to Return for a Second Season!

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Windlight Magazine is pleased to be a sponsor and the primary media partners of Team Diabetes of Second Life, which will return for a second season!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Team Diabetes of Second Life to Return for a Second Season

DATE: 18, JULY 2016

WEBSITE: WWW.TEAMDIABETESOFSECONDLIFE.ORG

SLURL: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Plush%20Non%20Profit%20Commons/221/30/26/

We are pleased to announce the second season of Team Diabetes of Second Life! Team Diabetes of Second Life is an official and authorized team of The American Diabetes Association. The mission of Team Diabetes of Second Life is to raise awareness, tolerance, and funds for diabetes in the virtual world of Second Life.

According to the World Health Organization (2016): 422 million adults in the world have diabetes and 1.5 million deaths are directly attributed to diabetes each year.

Team Diabetes of Second Life was founded by Jessii2009 Warrhol and Johannes1977 Resident and will continue functioning in the form of an advisory board, with a coordinator leading the TEam Diabetes of Second Life effort. The 2016 Team Diabetes of Second Life Coordinator is Johannes1977 Resident and the 2016 Team Diabetes of Second Life Advisory Board members are: Jessii2009 Warrhol, Dawnbeam Dreamscape, Eleseren Brianna, Veruca Tammas, Sandie Loxingly, Rob Fenwitch, and Earth Nirvana. Saiyge Lotus is a special advisor to the advisory board.

The official Team Diabetes of Second Life’s season will take place from October 2016 to January 2016, with the following events scheduled to take place:

Off Season Event – October 13 to October 31 – Scare Me Silly Shopping Event

November 1 to November 30 – National Diabetes Month

November 1 to November 30 – The Red Hunt

November TBD – The Red Ball

November TBD – The Red Hop Around Shopping Event

November TBD – The Edge Anniversary Events

December 8 to December 18 – The Windlight Winter Art Show and Winter Merchant Showcase

January 2017 – TBD – Tour de SL Bike Race and Season Closing Events

In addition to the events mentioned above, individuals, businesses, and organizations are encouraged to hold fundraising events in support of Team Diabetes of Second Life! An official fundraising toolkit will be available to the Second Life Public on August 1, 2016 at the organization’s office in the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life.

About The American Diabetes Association:

The American Diabetes Association’s mission is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes. The American Diabetes Association leads the fight against the deadly consequences of diabetes and fights for those affected by diabetes by funding research to prevent, cure, and manage diabetes.

The American Diabetes Association delivers services to hundreds of communities and provides objective and credible information and resources about diabetes.

Free resources are available in English and Spanish at http://www.diabetes.org and 1-800-DIABETES (1-800-342-2382).

For More Information:

www.teamdiabetesofsecondlife.org

https://teamdiabetesofsecondlife.wordpress.com

http://main.diabetes.org/site/TR?px=11304578&fr_id=11331&pg=personal (The official American Diabetes Association page for Team Diabetes of Second Life)

www.diabetes.org

http://www.idf.org/membership/meet-our-members (Website to find diabetes information in your home country)

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