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Team Information

We are excited that you are participating in the Verizon Wireless SWIM FOR DIABETES! By forming a team, you are taking steps towards making the event a great success! Read below for information about and incentives for general teams and special teams.

General Teams
Form a team of your friends, family and/or co-workers... and have a great time supporting this very worthwhile cause! A general team is any group made up of 2 or more people. Swimmers are eligible for individual prizes as well as team prizes.

Click HERE for team prize information.

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School Teams
The elementary, middle, or high school that collectively raises the most money for the Verizon Wireless Swim for Diabetes will receive an award plaque and a visit from Slider at your school on a mutually agreeable date. If you are a team representing your elementary, middle, or high school, CLICK HERE for more information.

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Hospital/Diabetes Center Teams
This year, we are forming a challenge for hospital and diabetes centers throughout Northeast Ohio! The team that raises the most money will be awarded one paid AADE membership ($125 value) and a trophy showcasing your Hospital/Diabetes Center as the 2008 Verizon Wireless SWIM for Diabetes challenge winner. Individual swimmers on a Hospital/Diabetes Center Team will also be eligible for individual prizes. More information about prizes will be posted on this website soon.

CLICK HERE for more information about the Hospital/Diabetes Center Challenge. (68 K Acrobat .PDF file)

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Tips For Building Your Team:

  • Once you've started your team, select a team captain. The captain will act as the key liaison between the team and the Diabetes Association of Greater Cleveland.

  • Set your individual and team fundraising dollar goal to raise in the fight against diabetes. Your team goal will be the combined goals for each of your team members.
  • Recruit team members. Use the features provided through the website to send out recruitment emails. Have new members register through the website as well by following the link in the e-mail, and ask them to recruit other team members. Team members can also pre-register by phone or regular mail.
  • Fundraise. We are working together to raise funds to support education and programs offered to people affected by diabetes in your Northeast Ohio community. Our website makes fundraising easier than ever. You can send emails to your friends and family encouraging their support. Keep track of your individual and team online fundraising on your personal webpage.
  • SWIM!! Have fun with your team at the event the weekend of April 4-6. You are making a difference in the lives of the 1 in 13 people in Northeast Ohio with diabetes. Be sure to get a team photo!

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