Fantasy Faire 2014 starts in 15 days time


Fantasy Faire 2014

There are 15 days until the grand opening of Fantasy Faire 2014 in Second Life from Thursday 1st to Sunday 11th May 2014. This year the Fantasy Faire is celebrating it’s sixth year and it’s the largest gathering of fantasy designers, enthusiasts, roleplayers and performers in Second Life. 

This year the blogger early access day is set for Wednesday 30th April 2014. If you are a blogger then submit your application today. I am really looking forward to Fantasy Faire 2014 and I can’t wait to share my adventures on my blog.

Last year new records were set and there was great support from the Second Life community. See my Fantasy Faire blog coverage here from previous years. I believe this year new milestones will be reached with more support than ever before.

Full Press Release

* * Fantasy Faire 2014, May 1-11* *
A Benefit for the American Cancer Society

Celebrating its sixth year, Fantasy Faire 2014 is the largest gathering of fantasy designers, enthusiasts, roleplayers and performers in the virtual world. From Thursday, May 1 to Sunday May 11, treat yourself to eleven days of shopping, live music concerts, auctions, hunts and roleplaying as thousands of Second Life residents and creators bring their own visions together to support the American Cancer Society’s vision of a world without cancer.

Avatars, clothing, furnishings, gadgets and exclusive items are available from more than 150 of SL’s top Fantasy Creators across eleven stunning sims designed by some of the visionary artists behind many of the hottest spots on the SL destination guide.

The Fantasy Faire 2014 is made possible by the generous support of our Sim and Event Sponsors: Cerridwen’s Cauldron, Creators of Fantasy, Curious Kitties, Dark Goddess Designs, Death Row Designs, Dwarfins, Epic, {Fae’d} Club, Fallen Gods Inc., The Looking Glass, L’Uomo, .Luminary., Neo Victoria, Roawenwood, Solarium, Spyralle and Tiny Inc.*

Fantasy Faire 2014 will be open to the public May 1-11 and accessible from the American Cancer Society sim. We welcome you to come and join the story.

For more information please contact:

Elizabeth Tinsley or Sonya Marmurek in world
or via email @: fantasyfairesl@gmail.com

Are you or a loved one battling cancer? Find out how many ways the American Cancer Society is there to help. Visit cancer.org or call (US) 800-ACS-2345.

Email: FantasyFaireSL@gmail.com
Plurk: http://www.plurk.com/FantasyFaireSL
Website: http://fantasyfaireSL.wordpress.com/
Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/groups/fantasyfairesl/
Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/fantasyfairesl/
RFL in SL: http://www.relayforlife.org/secondlife

American Cancer Society SLurl: http://slurl.com/secondlife/American%20Cancer%20Society/127/103/21

Spring Fest 2014 Press Release


Spring Fest 2014

Spring Fest 2014

Check out this new press release for the upcoming SpringFest, a Relay For Life of Second Life fundraising event which opens to the public on Friday 18th April 2014. The event will last for three days with many exciting spring activities. There will be live DJ’s, live performances, a carnival, 7Seas Fishing, and bumper boats. Everyone is welcome to attend! :)

Times and dates

  • Opens at 4pm SLT on Friday 18th April 2014
  • Closes at 10pm SLT on Sunday 20th April 2014

Events 

Event Locations

Full Press Release

Join the awesome teams of Relay For LIfe of Second Life for three days of fun filled spring activities and relay fundraising! Activities include live djs, a carnival, live performances, 7Seas Fishing, and Bumper Boats!

SpringFest is made possible by The Relay Rockers, who are celebrating their 10th year of relaying in Second Life. The event is organized by the Team Information Processing & Encouragement Area of the 2014 Relay For Life of Second Life Committee.

SpringFest will open to the public on April 18, 2014. Please come out and fundraise with us!

Relay For Life of Second Life (RFL of SL) is an annual activity that takes place in Second Life in July each year. Volunteers form or join teams to have fun while fundraising and raise awareness from mid-March through mid-July. In July teams build campsites and walk a track that spans more than 40 virtual regions.

In 2013, Relay For Life of Second Life reached a milestone of having raised $2,000,000 since its fundraising beginning in 2004, for the American Cancer Society. Relay For Life has become an international movement in RL and in SL. In 2013 participants from over 80 countries took part in Relay For Life of Second Life.

Each new Relay season the RFL of SL volunteers choose a new theme for the following season. The chosen 2014 theme is, A Journey of Promise. Please visit the Relay For Life of Second life website to take a look at our history and accomplishments. http://relayforlifeofsecondlife.org/history-of-rfl-of-sl/

For more information please contact:

Jessii2009 Warrhol or Johannes1977 Resident in world

Please come along and help support the Spring Fest 2014 in Second Life. Make a difference. :)

Preview of the RFL of SL 2014 kickoff sims


Today I went to preview the RFL of SL 2014 kickoff sims which looks gorgeous this year. There are four main regions to explore and new builds to discover. Check out my snapshots below and don’t forget the official Kick-Off ceremony starts today at 12pm SLT at the central stage. Spread the word and invite friends!

Map of the 2014 RFL of SL kickoff sims

Map of the RFL of SL 2014 kickoff sims

Map of the RFL of SL 2014 kickoff sims

Sneak preview of the 2014 RFL of SL kickoff sims 

RFL Kickoff 2014

The owl vs the penguins

Come and visit this weekend! :)

Kick off of the 2014 Relay For Life of Second Life Season


RFL of SL Kickoff 2014

RFL of SL Kickoff 2014

This weekend marks the official kick off of the 2014 Relay For Life of Second Life season and it’s set to be the biggest ever. This year marks the 10th Anniversary of Relay For Life of  Second Life so it’s extra special this year with hopefully even more new records being set.

In the past 24 hours or so fund-raising tools have been sent out and event boards have been making the rounds across the grid. The theme for 2014 is “A Journey of Promise” and there will be four main RFL Kickoff sims this year. The sims are not yet open and please see below for opening times.

I’m looking forward to the kick-off celebrations this weekend and can’t wait to explore the sims. The events sound promising and exciting so I’ll try to attend them. I’ll be uploading snapshots to my SL Flickr stream during the weekend, so stay tuned for that. :)

RFL Kickoff sims – (SLURLS)

RFL of SL Kickoff 2014 sims

RFL of SL Kickoff 2014 sims

The schedule of events this weekend 

Friday 7th March 2014

  • At 5pm SLT today there will be a tailgating party and T1 Radio will be playing tracks.
  • The sims will open for participating teams to put out their fundraising kiosks, vendors, tools and more.

Saturday 8th March 2014

  • At 10:30am SLT T1 Radio will start broadcasting live
  • At 12pm SLT the official Kick-Off ceremony will start – On stage will be the RFL of 2014 planning committee along with other committee members to talk about the season and getting started
  • Special guest hero will be speaking after that
  • The rest of the afternoon until midnight SLT there will be on-going entertainment (djs, dancers and live music)

Sunday 9th March 2014 

  • At 4am SLT the music starts as a DJ opens the day
  • At 12pm SLT 3 games of Family Feud will take place (3 teams and the planning commitee)
  • At 3:30pm SLT Trader Whiplash will broadcast “Relay Rap” live from the kick-off sims and there will be exciting guests
  • DJs and live music will continue until 10pm SLT

If you have any questions, please contact TylerPin; Dianna Wyclife; Pinkie Fellini or Sunshine Zhangsun.

Let’s get ready to RELAY!

2014 RFL of SL kick-off press release


A new press release has been released for the upcoming 2014 RFL of SL kick-off celebration starting this weekend (7th-9th March 2014). This year marks the 10th anniversary of Relay For Life of Second Life and it’s going to be extra special this year. There will be fun, games, music and more at the kick-off weekend celebration. Everyone is welcome to attend to enjoy the fun and be part of the 10th year celebrations.

Come on down! Relay For Life of Second Life Kick-off Celebration, March 8-9, is almost here!

(March 1, 2014) You are invited to the two-day Relay For Life of Second Life Kick-off Celebration on March 8-9 that kicks off the 10th year of raising funds for cancer research in Second Life.

This year’s theme is “A Journey of Promise” and represents the path Relayers take as they push to raise funds for the American Cancer Society.

Nikki Mathieson, this year’s Event Chair said, “A favorite time of year, for many Second Life residents, is about to begin. The experience of working together for a cause that touches each of us so deeply is like no other experience, online or off. The support and camaraderie, the depth of passion to do more, reach further and spread awareness, while fundraising make this yearly campaign so special and amazing. We strike REAL blows to cancer. Relay For Life of Second Life is an incredible group of people who work hard KNOWING that they are saving REAL lives against an all-too-REAL disease. We need more volunteers to come join us and spread the word.. COME RELAY WITH US.”

In celebration of the start of Relay season in Second Life, there’s a two-day extravaganza of fun-filled events including live music and DJs; and grab a team and try your skill at Family Feud!

The Kick-off Celebration starts at 5 p.m. Friday, March 7 with team set up and pep rally. Saturday’s celebration starts at 10 a.m. SLT with T1 Radio broadcasting from the celebration sims. The opening ceremony starts at noon SLT, during which Nickib27, a cancer survivor, will share her experiences and the role the American Cancer Society played in her fight.

. The celebration will continue late into Saturday night and pick up again Sunday with fun, games, music and more! The weekend will wrap up Sunday night.

“I’m really excited about this year’s Kick-off because it’s the biggest Kick-off event that we’ve ever planned. The ceremony will be fantastic, but I’m really excited to see what our teams are selling in their Relay vendors!” said Stingray Raymaker, American Cancer Society staff partner.

If you cannot attend in person, the Kick-off Ceremony will be streamed on T1 Radio (t1radio.com) at 12:00 pm SLT. The Kick-off is the start to the Relay For Life fundraising season. If you’re interested in learning more about becoming involved with the Relay For Life of Second Life, join us anytime during the weekend.

The Kick-off Celebration is one of several big events throughout the Relay season. Here’s the upcoming important dates connected with Relay For Life:

March 7-9: Kick-off Celebration
May 4-10: Halfway There Journey Week
July 19-20: Relay Weekend
August: Wrap-up Party

The Relay For Life of Second Life wiki details the history of Relay For Life of Second Life. Relay For Life is the signature fundraising event of the American Cancer Society.

Relay For Life of Second Life is an annual activity that takes place in Second Life in July each year. Volunteers form or join teams to have fun while fundraising and raising awareness from March through mid-July. In July, teams build campsites and walk a track, just like in a real world Relay. Over the last nine years, Relay For Life of Second Life has raised more than $2 million for cancer research and is the largest charity event in the virtual worlds. Several thousand volunteers from more than 80 countries participate each year, truly making it a global event.

There are many ways to get involved in Relay For Life of Second Life and one of the ways to show your support is through sponsorships. Relay For Life of Second Life is proud to announce the premier sponsorship of RGF Estates. Other sponsorships are available; please contact the PR/Outreach Division more details.

Keep up with the news on Relay For Life of Second Life through it’s website, Twitter, Facebook, Flickr and Tumblr pages:

http://relayforlifeofsecondlife.org/

https://twitter.com/RelayForLife_SL

http://facebook.com/rflofsl

http://www.tumblr.com/blog/relayforlife-sl

FOR MORE INFORMATION, contact Serina Juran, PR/Outreach Division chair

 

Fashion For Life 2014 registration is now open


Fashion For Life 2014

Cajsa Lilliehook announced new details today that she will be organizing Fashion For Life 2014 in Second Life via Plurk which is great news. Registration for this year’s Fashion For Life event is now open and she hopes that everyone will sign up. Apparently the blogger applications will open on 1st May 2014. Early blogger preview access if selected will be held on the 5th and 6th of June 2014.

  • The main event dates: June 7th – June 20th, 2014. 

Efforts and funds committed to FFL go to support American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life.  We are entirely volunteer driven and 100% of the funds raised are presented as a charitable donation to ACS from the residents of Second Life.

I personally think Cajsa will do an excellent job at organizing the event this year and it will be a huge success. Good luck to the Fashion For Life team this year and I’ll look forward to attending the event for sure. If you are interested, please sign up and be part of the volunteer driven event in Second Life.

RFL of SL 2014 team registration opens today


Relay for Life of Second Life team registration for 2014 opens officially today and this is your chance to participate in one of the biggest events on the grid. Approving team registrations is done by hand as usual and the team numbers are assigned by the system. The official kickoff celebration starts on 8th March 2014. I can’t wait and I’m sure you are excited about the 10th season too.

HUGE! RFL Purple Cupcake

HUGE! RFL Purple Cupcake

1 month and counting until the RFL of SL 2014 season gets underway. It’s encouraged for teams to invite friends and come up with great ideas to raise even more funds this year.

Check out the American Cancer Society region in Second Life which is always open to the public and full of useful information about upcoming Relay For Life season.

RFL of SL 2014

American Cancer Society region in Second Life

Will you be signing up this year for 10th annual Relay for Life of Second Life 2014 ?