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Thursday, August 17, 2017
Press Release: Team Diabetes of Second Life to Return for a Third Season
We are pleased to announce the third 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 2017Team Diabetes of Second Life Coordinator is Johannes1977 Resident and the 2017 Team Diabetes of Second Life Co-Coordinator is Veruca Tammas. Team Diabetes of Second Life Advisory Board members are: Jessii2009 Warrhol, Dawnbeam Dreamscape, Eleseren Brianna, 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 2017 to December 2017, with the following events scheduled to take place:
Off Season Event – October 13 to October 31 – Scare Me Silly Shopping Event
November 1, 2017-Team Diabetes of Second Life's Season Begins
November 1 to 15-The Red Hunt and Red Fling
November 5, 2017-Season Celebration and Bike Race
November 12, 2017 - The Red Ball
November 1 to 30 - National Diabetes Month
November 4 and 5 - Team Diabetes Kickoff - Tour de SL
December 1 to 10 - Winter Showcase and Winter Art Show
December 31, 2017 - 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 September 1, 2017, 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:
(Designer, Merchant, & Blogger Applications)
(The official American Diabetes Association page for Team Diabetes of Second Life)
(Website to find diabetes information in your home country)