2018 Winter Showcase & Winter Art Show is Now Open!

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2018 WINTER SHOWCASE & WINTER ART SHOW PRESS RELEASE

DATES: November 30, 2018 to December 8, 2018

WEBSITE: https://www.teamdiabetessl.org/winter-showcase

SLURL: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Water%20Haven/146/144/22

The 3rd Annual Winter Showcase & Winter Art Show returns in support of Team Diabetes of Second Life! This event, is the first fundraising event for Team Diabetes of Second Life and features two hunts, live performers, dj’s, an art show, shopping, and lots of  winter fun!

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.

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The Red Hunt Begins Today!

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The Red Hunt, in support of Team Diabetes of Second Life, begins today! This event offers over 20 prizes for the low cost of 10 lindens each with 100% of the proceeds going to Team Diabetes! For a list of stores, hunt hints, prizes and slurls: https://www.teamdiabetessl.org/the-red-hunt

Scare Me Silly is Now Open!

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SCARE ME SILLY EVENT PRESS RELEASE

DATES: October 19 to October 27, 2018

WEBSITE: https://www.teamdiabetessl.org/scare-me-silly

SLURL: https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Water%20Haven/148/143/22

The 3rd Annual Scare Me Silly event returns in support of Team Diabetes of Second Life! This event, is the first fundraising event for Team Diabetes of Second Life and features two hunts, live performers, dj’s, an art show, shopping, and lots of tricks and treats!

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.

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The Red Hunt Applications Are Now Open!

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The Red Hunt is returning this November and merchant applications are now open! The Red Hunt will take place November 1 to 30, 2018 and will feature red items. All items will be 10 lindens with 100% of the proceeds going to Team Diabetes of Second Life, an official and authorized team of The American Diabetes Association! To register as a merchant, click the link below:

2018 The Red Hunt Merchant Application

Team Diabetes of Second Life to Return for Season #4!

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TEAM DIABETES OF SL TO RETURN FOR A FOURTH SEASON

DATE: SEPTEMBER 24, 2018

WEBSITE: www.teamdiabetessl.org

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

We are pleased to announce the fourth 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.


The official Team Diabetes of Second Life’s season will take place from October 2018 to December 2018, with the following events scheduled to take place:

Off Season Event – October 19 to October 27 – Scare Me Silly Event & Autumn Art Show
November 1, 2018- Team Diabetes of Second Life’s Season Begins
November 1 to 30 – The Red Hunt
November 1 to 30 – National Diabetes Month
November 3, 2018- The Red Ball
November 14, 2018-World Diabetes Day
November 30 to December 9 – Winter Showcase & Winter Art Show
December 31, 2018 – Team Diabetes of Second Life’s Season Ends

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!  The official 2017 fundraising season toolkit will be available to the second life public on October 1, 2018, 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:
Team Diabetes of Second Life’s American Diabetes Association Page:
http://main.diabetes.org/site/TR?px=11304578&fr_id=12466&pg=personal
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Day #2 of The 2017 Winter Showcase & Art Show!

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Join us for day #2 of the 2017 Winter Showcase & Art Show! Today’s event is from 12pm to 2pm slt and is an ice skating DJ party with DJ John! 1980’s music and free hot cocoa! Dress code is casual, with tips and donations going to Team Diabetes of Second Life: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Water%20Haven/194/146/22

The 2017 Winter Showcase & Art Show is Now Open!

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The 2017 Winter Showacse & Art Show is now open and ready for you to visit! Please see our website for info about the merchants and artists you can find at the event, plus info about events, the hunts, and more!

https://teamdiabetessl.org/winter-showcase-winter-artshow/

You can visit the 2017 Winter Showcase & Art Show at the following slurl: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Water%20Haven/143/139/26

Only 3 Days Left to Shop at The Red Fling & The Red Hunt!

Only 3 days left to shop at The Red Fling and to look for items at The Red Hunt! Both events benefit Team Diabetes of Second Life! For more info on both events: https://teamdiabetessl.org/the-red-hunt-2/ and https://teamdiabetessl.org/the-red-fling/

Team Diabetes of Second Life Celebrates National Diabetes Month!

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Team Diabetes of Second Life Celebrates National Diabetes Month

DATES: November 3 to November 30, 2017

SLURL: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Plush%2520Nonprofit%2520Commons/227/19/26

WEBSITE:

https://teamdiabetessl.org/national-diabetes-month/

Join Team Diabetes of Second Life for a month long of events in honor of National Diabetes Month! Team Diabetes of Second Life is an official and authorized team of The American Diabetes Association. The goal of National Diabetes Month is to bring awareness and attention to diabetes and to its impact on people around the world.

The following events will take place in honor of this special month:

  • November 1 to 30 – National Diabetes Month
  • November 1 to 30 – Healthy Facts Distributed via Our Groups and Website Daily
  • November 1 to 30 – The Red Fling (stores throughout Second Life each have 1 item that is red and with 100% of the proceeds going to Team Diabetes of Second Life)
  • November 1 to 30 – The Red Hunt (stores throughout Second Life have a hunt item located in their stores, each hunt item is 10 lindens and 100% of the proceeds goes to Team Diabetes of Second Life)
  • November 12 – The Red Ball & Art Exhibition (dance away in this special gallery that features art and live performers for 2 hours of fundraising for Team Diabetes of Second Life)
  • November 14-World Diabetes Day (pick up your free World Diabetes pack from our headquarters and help spread awareness about Diabetes)

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.teamdiabetessl.org
http://main.diabetes.org/site/TR?px=11304578&fr_id=11965&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)