Friday, May 13, 2016

Press Release: The Relay For Life in Second Life "Halfway There Fair"

Relay For Life of Second Life 2016 Halfway There Celebrations
May 14 to 15, 2016
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The 2016 Relay For Life of Second Life Season will reach the halfway point officially this weekend, May 14 to May 15, 2016. The weekend will feature two days of live performers, djs, tribute concert, fundraising, and events.  All this from the many Relay For Life of Second Life teams.  Located on three unique sims with one large community stage!  Official 2016 Halfway There Team Fundraising Awards will be handed out on Saturday, May 14, 2016 at a special opening ceremony. The 2016 Halfway There Opening Ceremony will begin at 9 am slt and feature the 2016 Relay For Life of Second Life steering committee as well as past chairs.  Teams will have fundraising areas open daily.
Below is a complete schedule of events:

Saturday, May 14, 2016 Schedule:
9:00 AM                     Opening Ceremony and Awards Presentation
10:00 AM        Giant Snail Relay
11:00 AM        Team Strange Journey
12:00 PM        Fighting Sunflowers
2:00 PM        Project Indigo
5:00 PM        Harmony of Hope
7:00 PM        Second Life Cheerleading Squad
8:00 PM        Frank Sinatra & Company
9:00 PM        A Stand For Hope
11:00 PM        Scorpions Stingers

Sunday, May 14, 2016 Schedule:
6:00 AM        Builder's Brewery Relay For Life
8:00 AM        The Gangrel Draculesti
10:00 AM        Inspired Dreamwalkers
12:00 PM        Friends For A Cure
2:00 PM        Team Sci Fi
3:00 PM        RELAY RAP
4:00 PM        Team Shadow
6:00 PM        T-1 Radio - CLOSING

About Relay For Life of Second Life:
Relay For Life is the signature event of the American Cancer Society and has been active, and continually growing in Second Life for 11 years. In 2005, the first Relay For Life of Second Life (RFL of SL) was attended by a few hundred avatars and raised almost $5,000 US dollars for the American Cancer Society. As of July 2014, RFL Of SL ranks number 17th out of 5000 teams worldwide in donations received. We have brought in over 2 million US dollars to help with the fight against cancer. Our goal this year is to hit the 3 Million US dollar mark. This year our Relay weekend will be held on July 16th and 17th.

About the American Cancer Society:
The American Cancer Society is a global grassroots force of nearly three million volunteers saving lives and fighting for every birthday threatened by every cancer in every community. As the largest voluntary health organization, the Society's efforts have contributed to a 22 percent decline in cancer death rates in the US during the past two decades, and a 50 percent drop in smoking rates. Thanks in part to our progress nearly 14.5 million Americans who have had cancer and countless more who have avoided it will celebrate more birthdays this year.  We're determined to finish the fight against cancer. As the nation’s  largest private, not-for-profit investor in cancer research, we’re finding cures and ensuring people facing cancer have the help they need and continuing the fight for access to quality health care, lifesaving screenings, clean air, and more. For more information, to get help, or to join the fight, visit or call us anytime, day or night, at 1-800-227-2345.

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