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JDRF Meet a Machine Event
April 16, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Come join us for our 2nd annual Meet a Machine event! We will have over 50 really cool machines on display that kids can actually touch, sit on, and in some cases, even ride! We will have pony buggy rides, face painting, a bouncy castle, and lots of other vendors and activities! Meet and take a photo with costumed Star Wars characters! See a mobile car crusher in action!
Food and refreshments will also be available on site!
Lots of door prizes, too!
Date: Saturday, April 16th
Venue: Kamloops Pow Wow Grounds off the Yellowhead Hwy.
Cost: $5 per person/$15 per family
All proceeds from this event will be donated to JDRF!
For more information, please contact Jim at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Some of the machines on site include:
Luxury Tour Coach
…..and much more!!
Entertainment will include:
Face painting – by donation
Pony Buggy Rides – $5 each or $10 2-4 kids/adults
Kamloops Woodworkers Guild – demos and toy making
Big Little Science Centre Robotics
Fun & Games
Kamloops Belly Laughs Children’s Events
Jump ‘N’ Jax Entertainment
Kamloops Makerspace Group
High Country Flyers
Heritage Model Railway Club
Kamloops Exploration Group
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) is the leading global organization focused on type 1 diabetes research and the largest charitable funder and advocate for T1D research. Our mission is to find a cure for diabetes and its complications through the support of research.
Through local chapters, international affiliates, volunteers, staff and corporate partnerships, JDRF offers a diverse support network, outreach programs, advocacy initiatives, and innovative fundraising programs.
Each year, our team in British Columbia delivers essential programming and support to the diabetes community including the Bag of Hope program for newly diagnosed children and families; the TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes; and the Family Network of Volunteers, connecting individuals living with T1D.
Thanks to our wonderful sponsors:
Platinum sponsor: Morelli Chertkow
Venue sponsor: Tk’emlúps te Secwepemc
Print sponsor: Noran Printing
Bronze sponsor: KGHM Ajax Mining
Media sponsors: B100/98.3 CIFM
Special thanks to our Machine Sponsors: Warner Rentals, Westerra Equipment, People in Motion, Family Glass, Don’s Towing, Noble Tractor & Equipment, Schoening Funeral Services, Jubilee RV, TELUS, Kamloops Vintage Car Club, Home Hardware, Rocky Mountain Rangers, R.H. McGowan, Douglas Lake Equipment, Bookmobile, People in Motion, New Gold, Funktional Electric, Cylone Hydrovac, Leading Edge Motor Sports, Canada West Coachlines, Mace Desilets, Kamloops Search & Rescue, Upcott Enterprises, McLachlan Polishing & Aluminum, Clearview Glass, High Country Fliers, Summit Helicopters, Richmond Steel Recycling, Four Wheel Drive Association of BC, Noremac Concrete Pumping, Sher Crane, Nicholas Adams, Brian Hatcher, Trudy Dagere, Hummingbird Drones, Tailgate Tours, Shuswap Pioneers Collector Club and Brad Blackburn.
Thank you to our food & entertainment sponsors: Jump N’Jax Entertainment, Snowy River Ponies, Denise Anderson Face Painting, Big Little Science Centre, Kamloops Belly Laughs Children’s Events, High Country Flyers, Kamloops Makerspace Group, Fun & Games, Painted Pony, Heritage Model Railway Club, Neil Worsfold,Sticky’s Candy, Kamloops Exploration Group, Boston Pizza,and Steeped Tea
Jodi is originally from Montréal, Quebec but spent a few years in Northern New Brunswick after graduating from University. She moved to Kamloops in the Spring of 2010 with her family and works as an educational assistant. Her 7 and 8 year old keep her really busy as they love exploring the area and enjoying what Kamloops has to offer!