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A fabulous time was had by all at the Walk To Cure Diabetes Fundraiser hosted by the wonderful Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
Walks like the one (below) in Ontario, CA take place all over the country.  Whether you have type 1 or type 2 diabetes, check out events in
your own area by visiting IOH's
Events page, or the JDRF website.  See our JDRF Fundraising Certificate!

JDRF Walk for the Cure, Guasti Park, Ontario, CA  -  09/30/2006

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Thousands of caring folks turned out at the Guasti Park, Ontario, CA JDRF Walk for the Cure on September 30, 2006.

         
Back again this year, was the very fit and very dedicated San Bernardino County Police Academy -- they "Ran for the Cure!

                           
This year, doggies were allowed to "Paw for the Cure."                  Apparently, cows were also permitted          There were many wonderful family
Above, "Savannah" and her proud owners kindly posed                  to come and "Moo for the Cure."                 teams including "Team Justine," above.
for me.  They walked for Kara Leavitt.  Good job guys!                                                                                    We also saw teams for "Joe," Ashley, and
                                                                                                                                                                        Stewart and many, many more.
    

Above, David Wolfe (from Team Miracle Four, sponsored by Islets of Hope) makes helium balloons for children
(and a few adults, too) who attended the Walk.  This was a orignally a self-serve feature, but David seemed to
enjoy playing with the helium tank so he stayed there filling balloons until the line was gone!

Below, Stephanie Wolfe, her niece, Elizabeth Ehrlich (type 1), and nephew, Jon Henninger, take a a break from all the fun.
Except Jon, who entertained quite a few Walkers by inhaling helium and making "Silly Voices for the Cure."

                More photos, plus see Team Miracle Four from Islets of Hope

See last year's pictures

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