The Shelter Closure Notice


Breaking News

The Shelter in Second Life will be closing down at 8pm SLT on Sunday 30th August 2020 it has been confirmed within the last few days or so. There will be two final events happening this weekend which will be a pool party and a formal dance event.

The reasons for the closure is not really known at this point. The good news is that The Shelter building will be archived by Linden Lab very soon. The Shelter will remain inworld for as long as Second Life is still online for. The Shelter group will remain in place however for all new members who want to join they will no longer be allowed in the group going forward now.

This is the official group notice that was recently sent out to all members of The Shelter group in Second Life. It’s a shame that no one can take over the shelter and keep it running.

Shelter Closure
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As I’m sure you will have heard by now The Shelter will be closing it’s doors as of Sunday 30th August 2020 8 PM SLT,

The reasons for this are numerous and too lengthy for this note, but it is not all bad news as The Shelter building will be Archived by the Lindens and will remain in world for as long as Second Life is around

I know a great many of you have considered The Shelter home and I am sorry to all of you, I hope you will continue to enjoy you Second Life’s

The main Shelter Group will remain in place but no new members will be admitted the Infra group will be closed down and all members removed

The final Events will be:

Saturday 29th 1 PM Theme Dance
7 PM Pool Party

Sunday 30th 1 PM Voice Sunday
7 PM Formal Dance

The theme Dances will both have Double Prize Money for their final outing and Wacoede will be DJ’ing the final Pool Party as he was the first DJ for the pool Party

To all the Vendors of the Shelter you have until the 30th to come pick up your items or they will be returned as a coalesced object

To all the Tier Donors feel free to remove your tier contributions but as I said above all members will be removed from the infra group on the 30th

Regards

Shelter Leadership

Wacoede Unplugged
Shadow Pidgeon

There is a discussion happening on the Second Life forums for those that want to share their memories from the past 16 years.

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The Shelter is closing down at the end of August 2020


The Shelter – 26th August 2020

It looks like the Shelter in Second Life will be sadly closing down at the end of August 2020 after 16 years of operating. Apparently the Shelter build is going to be preserved by Linden Lab as a heritage site. There will be a closing event at 7pm SLT on Sunday 30th August 2020 for the last dance. The Shelter is one of the oldest resident-ran help organisation’s in Second Life since 20th August 2004.

The Shelter was a good place for newbies to get started in Second Life, get freebies, hang out during live music events and much more. There used to be volunteers who helped new residents out every day.

It will be sad when the shelter shuts down as it will be another big loss in Second Life. If anyone has more info about this closure (the main reasons etc) please let me know. I will update my blog when I hear more.

The Shelter In Second Life Turns 14 On 20th August 2018


Happy 14th Birthday 

The Shelter in Second Life will be celebrating it’s 14th birthday on Monday 20th August 2018. The Shelter has been a safe place for new avatars in Second Life to get started with the basics, socialise with others and get started exploring the grid.

It’s definitely one of the oldest resident run help organisations since August 2004 in Second Life.  The Shelter was one of the first places I visited on the grid when I transferred over many years ago. I loved attending the events over the years here.

Come and check out The Shelter today.

SLURL: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Isabel/37/223/81

Please spread the word 🙂