4th annual SL Christmas Expo 2014 officially opens


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

DATES:  DECEMBER 4 TO 15, 2014

WEBSITE:  http://slchristmasexpo.wordpress.com/

The 2014 SL Christmas Expo & Winter Breedables Fair will open on Thursday, December 4th, 2014 and will end on Monday, December 15, 2014. This annual holiday event is in support of Relay For Life of Second Life, an official charity of the American Cancer Society.

This year’s event is in the style of a Germanic Holiday Winter Village and spans eight sims! Visitors and guests will be able to shop for holiday gifts from over 100 Second Life creators and designers, take photographs with Santa, participate in Naughty Or Nice, and Hunt for the Bells! In addition to the mentioned events, 12 fun and packed full days of entertainment awaits!

The 2014 Winter Beedables Fair will feature a special One of a Kind Breedables Auction and Limited Edition Breedables for sale and in support of Relay For Life of Second Life!

At both the 2014 SL Christmas Expo & Winter Breedables Fair, one can attend many events:

Best of Second Life (BOSL) Magazine Cover Live Auction – this special live auction will take place on December 6, 2014 at 1pm slt. You will have a chance to bid and win a chance to have yourself or brand on the cover of Best of Second Life’s March 2015 magazine cover! 100% of the proceeds will go to Relay For Life of Second Life.

Best of Second Life (BOSL) Miss Virtual World Gowns Raffles – these special raffles will feature the one of a kind gowns, which are worn by the current Miss Virtual World contestants. Raffle winners will be announced on December 15, 2014. 100% of the proceeds will go to Relay For Life of Second Life.

2014 Holiday of Hope Ball – this annual ball, which is presented by T1 Radio, The Ball will be held Saturday Dec 13 from 4 – 8pm SLT,  at the “Nutcracker’s Palace” above the Expo. We plan to offer 2 special raffle baskets to all Expo and Ball attendees, for which tickets can be purchased.  100% of the proceeds will go to Relay For Life of Second Life.

Hunt for the Bells – at this special hunt, you will be able to hunt for bells, which contain a variety of items from some of your favorite Second Life creators and designers! Each item will be for the low cost of 10 LINDENS!! 100% of the proceeds will go to Relay For Life of Second Life.

Silent Auctions & Raffles – many items and even special Christmas ornaments are up for auction and raffle in these events! 100% of the proceeds will go to Relay For Life of Second Life.

Live Performers, Tribute Bands, and DJs – what is an expo and fair without music? 12 days of live performances, tribute bands, and djs awaits you!!

Naughty Or Nice –  In order to participate, teleport to the shops below and find the Naughty or Nice Giver (hint green Christmas Present box), touch the box and you will either receive a nice gift or a naughty gift! You can check back to see if you have been naughty or nice and to get a gift. All gifts in the Naughty or Nice boxes are 100% FREE!

One Of a Kind (OOAK)Breedables Auction – Bid on one of a kind breedables from some of your favorite breedable brands. 100% proceeds of this auction goes to relay For Life of Second Life.

And of course Santa and his elves will make an appearance throughout the Expo and Fair!

About Relay For Life of Second Life:

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 2014, Relay For Life of Second Life reached a milestone of having raised $2,500,000 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.

About the American Cancer Society:

For more than 100 years, the American Cancer Society (ACS) has worked relentlessly to save lives and create a world with less cancer and more birthdays. Together with millions of our supporters worldwide, we help people stay well, help people get well, find cures, and fight back against cancer.

For more information and updates:

http://slchristmasexpo.wordpress.com/

www.relayforlifeofsecondlife.org

www.cancer.org

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