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Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Press Release: Think Pink Week (in Honor of Breast Cancer Month)
October 1, 2014 is the start of Breast Cancer Awareness Month! In honor of this occasion, the 2014 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer in Second Life (MSABC In SL) committee invites you to "think pink".
From October 1 to 8, 2014 avatars in Second Life will spread the message of pink throughout the grid, in order to raise awareness about breast cancer. During this special week we will have fun themes, events, and contests to make you think pink! Below is a schedule of committee ran events and contests:
OFFICIAL COMMITTEE THINK PINK WEEK EVENTS:
Pink Ribbon Day – Wednesday, October 1, 2014
October 1 is the start of breast cancer awareness month. Show your support for breast cancer awareness by wearing a pink ribbon throughout the day in Second Life.
Stomp Out Breast Cancer – Pink Shoe Day – Thursday, October 2, 2014
Help us stomp out cancer by wearing pink shoes, boots, flip flops, or pink feet!
Pink Denim Day – Friday, October 3, 2014
In real life the American Cancer Society and Lee Jeans have National Denim Day, where Lee Jeans donations 5 dollars of every sale to the American Cancer Society. You can visit Denim Day here: http://www.denimday.com/. In Second Life we ask that you wear denim attire and/or buy the special par of mesh jeans for only 5 lindens each at the Strides Booth at ACS: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/American%20Cancer%20Society/122/47/22
Pink Your Parcel Day – Saturday, October 4, 2014
Still want more pink?? If so pink your parcels today, turn your house, grass, and trees pink! Send us a photo and enter our special Pink Your Parcel photo contest. (Please see the notecard in world to submit your photos for this contest)
Pink Spirit Day – Sunday, October 5, 2014
Join us at the American Cancer Society Island for a day long party. With live djs and music, this pink rally will be pinkreffic!
Mission Pink – Monday, October 6, 2014
Learn about the mission of Making Strides and help us spread the word of Strides throughout Second Life, by placing your mission posters at your home or business.
Pink Swag Day – Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Put on your best pink attire and show off your pink swag throughout the day. Go entirely pink and enter our Pink Swag Day photo contest!
Pink Honor & Remembrance Day – Wednesday, October 8, 2014
As Think Pink Week ends, we honor and remember those we have lost to breast cancer. Honor a loved one by place the special pink ribbon at your Second Life home or business. Enter a special dedication that will be displayed on our website to a loved one.
Individual or Business Events:
Please let us know if you are having any events during Think Pink Week, so that we can promote these events on our official social media sites and on our Strides Fundraising Event Boards in Second Life! All events must meet our fundraising guidelines before we post them. You can submit your events here: http://makingstridessl.org/submit-your-event/
About Making Strides Against Breast Cancer:
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer or MSABC is the largest network of breast cancer awareness events in the nation, uniting more than 300 communities to finish the fight. Every breast cancer walk and event is an incredible and inspiring opportunity to honor those who have battled breast cancer, raise awareness about what we can do to reduce our breast cancer risk, and race money to help the American Cancer Society fight the disease with research, information, services, and access to mammograms for women who need them.
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.
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For media inquiries:
Contact: Jessii2009 Warrhol, 2014 MSABC In SL Chair