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Saturday, May 16, 2015

RELAY FOR LIFE OF SECOND LIFE 2015 HALFWAY THERE CELEBRATIONS DATES: MAY 16 TO 17, 2015



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATES: MAY 16 TO 17, 2015
The 2015 Relay For Life of Second Life Season will reach the halfway point officially this weekend, May 16 to May 17, 2015. The weekend will feature two days of live performers, djs, tribute bands, fundraising, and events from the many Relay For Life of Second Life Teams on four unique and different stage areas!  Official 2015 Halfway There Awards will be handed out on Sunday, May 17, 2015 at a special awards ceremony. The 2015 Halfway There Awards Ceremony will begin at 10 am slt and feature the 2015 Relay For Life of Second Life Planning Committee.

Below is a complete schedule of events:

Saturday, May 16, 2015 Schedule:
4pm - 5pm   Opening Party
5pm - 6pm  The Purple Man Group
6pm - 7pm.  Dance Party 
7pm - 9pm   Garth Brooks Tribute Band
Sunday, May 17, 2015 Schedule:
6 am to 8pm slt – Raffle, auction, and vendor fundraising areas are open
10am slt – 2015 Halfway There Awards Ceremony
11 am to 8 pm slt – Relay For Life of Second Life Team Events
2pm slt – Abba Tribute Band
3:30 pm slt – Relay Rap
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 10 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. This year our Relay weekend will be held on July 17th and 18th.

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 cancer.org or call us anytime, day or night, at 1-800-227-2345.
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