EVENT DAY SCHEDULE
Sunday, October 1, 2017
Check-in: 8:30 AM
Starts: 9:30 AM
Lunch will be provided by Buona Beef!
Come out for a great, family friendly day. Live music, face painting, and more!
The Walk will take place rain or shine.
Length of walk: 5K
AFTER PARTY AT CALIFORNIA PIZZA KITCHEN - NEW
All Chicagoland California Pizza Kitchen locations will donate 20% of all dine-in, take-out and catering orders when you mention JDRF upon ordering on October 1st! They are excited to see you, so please wear your team t-shirts and take pictures! They will also be giving each family or company a certificate for a free appetizer or dessert on the next visit!
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Utilize the JDRF collection envelope to turn in donations at the Check-In tent on Walk Day. Please fill out envelope completely.
Checks should be made payable to JDRF. Tax letters will be mailed for donations of $100 or more. Receipts for cash are not provided.
Everyone who raises $100 will receive a JDRF One Walk t-shirt. One t-shirt per walker.
JDRF ONE WALK FEATURES - 2017
Fundraise $10,000 or more by September 5th and JDRF will provide a reserved 10’ x 10’ white canopy tent. Two tables and sixteen chairs will also be included. All reserved tents will be located in the Team Village area. Fundraising minimum must be met through online donations or checks received in the JDRF office by 9 a.m. on September 5th.
WALK DAY RECOGNITION for $10,000+ teams
- Personalized One Walk team tent signage
- Top-five family teams to be acknowledged on-stage
- Prime location in Team Village area
- Opportunity to order breakfast catered by Corner Bakery (Contact JDRF Staff Member, Katrina Meckes for more information)
Fundraise $1,000 individually to receive access to the V1P Tent. The V1P tent includes exclusive opportunities for top fundraisers. Fundraising minimum must be met by Walk day.
WALK DAY RECOGNITION FOR $1,000+ WALKERS
- V1P lanyard identifying fundraising success
- Special event day parking (Limited number this year)
- Customizable signage for V1Ps to carry on Walk Day: ‘I’m the raise $____ type'
- Special signage for walkers who fundraise $1,000 by September 15th
- Exclusive goodies including the first 100 walkers to reach the $1,000 fundraising level will receive a special giveaway to be picked up in the V1P tent
OPEN TABLE SEATING
JDRF will provide a limited number of open tables and chairs that will be available on a first come basis on the main site. Teams are welcome to bring their own team sign.
NEW FAMILY TEAM TENT
New family Walk teams are encouraged to visit the new family team tent! Teams will be greeted by volunteers, meet other new Walk teams, and receive a One Walk drawstring backpack and other JDRF resources.
Walkers that complete the Check-In process and are eligible for a One Walk T-shirt will be directed to visit the T-shirt tent to pick up their shirt(s).
White t-shirts: Any Walker that fundraises $100+ individually
MISSION BASED FEATURES
Walkers are encouraged to participate in new enhanced activities focused on JDRF’s mission
PHOTO OPPORTUNITY: Take a photo at the JDRF logo ‘Instagram’ frame.
Research spotlight: Look for research highlights along the walk route.
JDRF resources: Visit the Welcome tent to pick up JDRF information.
DIRECTIONS TO MONTROSE AVENUE AND THE LAKE:
From the South and/or West:
Take Lake Shore Drive north to Montrose Avenue. At the end of the exit ramp, go right. Montrose Avenue turns into Simonds Drive.
From the Northwest:
Take I-90 east to Irving Park Ave. Go east to Lakeshore Drive. Go north on Lakeshore Drive and exit Montrose Ave. Turn right on Montrose Ave. Montrose Avenue turns into Simonds Drive.
From the North:
Take I-94 south to Peterson. Exit Peterson and go east to Lake Shore Drive. Go south on Lake Shore Drive (Hwy 41). Exit at Montrose Avenue. Go east, Montrose Avenue turns into Simonds Drive.
- #146 Bus route stops at Marine Drive and Montrose
- CTA Brown line stops at Montrose Ave
- Visit www.transitchicago.com
Free street parking is available on Simonds Drive from Montrose Avenue north to Foster Avenue.
The Walk Site is located just east of Lakeshore Drive at Montrose Avenue and Simonds Drive.