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Photos For A Cure: The Rack Pack- Submit Your Photo Today!

Calling all Second Life photographers- amateurs & pros! The 2018 Photos For A Cure: The Rack Pack Photo Contest in support of Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Across Second Life is now open!
The theme this year is “The Rack Pack” – think old Hollywood, Sinatra & the Rat Pack, fashion.. be creative!
For full details and how to submit your photo to the contest, visit here.
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American Cancer Society in Second Life Preparing to Attack Breast Cancer Like Never Before

Hey, Let’s talk numbers for a minute….

I want you to imagine the Rose Bowl stadium, AT&T Stadium, and the Los Angeles Coliseum, all filled with people…

Now realize that this represents all of the people who will be diagnosed with breast cancer…in this year.  That’s 270,000 men and women.

The good news is that we have the power to change the numbers by getting involved with the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Across Second Life right now! The Strides series of events will feature 5 different ways that you can use your Second Life to fight breast cancer.

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk-A-Thon
October 20, 10am – 6pm SLT
SLURL (coming soon)
Walker registration for this event will open on September 15, 2018. Sponsorship registration will open on September 16. Sign up at makingstridessecondlife.org and collect pledges from your friends and family both in and outside of Second Life. We’ll help you track how many laps around the pink-ribbon track your avatar can make, and then you go and collect all those pledges from your supporters! Awards will be presented for Top fundraiser, most laps completed, most sponsors (pledges), and Overall Top Walker. Get the full details about the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk-A-Thon here.

Out-Shop Breast Cancer
10/1/18 – 10/31/18
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer – American Cancer Society
This is not just about fashion, this is about Everything! If you have a store in Second Life, and you are interested in fighting breast cancer – this event is about as easy as it can get. Store-owners will use American Cancer Society breast cancer vendor kiosks to feature special products in their stores. Shoppers will make their strides across Second Life by teleporting from store to store with the Out-Shop Cancer HUD.

Get your shopping HUD at the American Cancer Society Island, then visit the variety of stores who have committed to Making Strides Against Breast Cancer. The more you buy, the more impact we have together. For more information, get the full details about the Out Shop Cancer event.

Parade of Homes
10/1/18 – 10/31/18
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer – American Cancer Society
If you’re a home builder, designer/creator, or landscaper who wants to use your skills to fight breast cancer, this is the event for you! The Parade of Homes will bring shoppers to your store, where you’ll offer a limited edition home through a special vendor kiosk where proceeds will go directly to the American Cancer Society’s breast cancer program.

Shoppers & home buyers can pick up a Parade of Homes HUD, which will bring them to each store where they can shop and make donations! This is a perfect opportunity to discover some of the great home designers in Second Life, get your new home, and fight breast cancer – all at the same time. The parade of homes will conclude with a special live auction for a L$90,000 dream home, donated by Slash Hansome, owner of AXL pro.

If you’re interested in donating a home or shopping, visit the Parade of Homes page for full details.

Breast Cancer Gala
10/27/18 from 2pm-5pm SLT
SLURL (coming soon)
The annual gala event will celebrate breast cancer patients, survivors, and pay homage to loved ones that are no longer with us. This is a chance to meet new people,  reconnect with old friends, and share stories with others about your personal connection to breast cancer. This is a formal attire event with special live performances. Donations are encouraged throughout the event.

Photos For A Cure
Accepting Submissions from 9/1/18 – 9/30/18
Submit Photos at  www.flickr.com/groups/makingstrideswalk-secondlife
SKYY Games is proudly sponsoring this annual breast cancer photo contest where all photographers in Second Life are invited to share your artistic talents by submitting a photo that you feel best reflects the theme, “The Rack Pack.”  A L$10,000 prize will be awarded to the top photo. Additional prizes for 2nd and 3rd place will also be awarded. For contest rules, timeline, and full details, visit the Photos For A Cure on the Making Strides website.

Participate in an Event, purchase an item whose proceeds go to Strides, make a donation to a Strides Kiosk or at makingstridessecondlife.org.  For information on any of these breast cancer events, contact Leala Spire or Sandie Loxingly in Second Life.

Photos For A Cure: The Rack Pack

SKYY Games is proudly sponsoring this annual breast cancer photo contest where all photographers in Second Life are invited to share your artistic talents by submitting a photo that you feel best reflects the theme, “The Rack Pack.”  A L$10,000 prize will be awarded to the top photo. Additional prizes for 2nd and 3rd place will also be awarded. For contest rules, timeline, and full details, visit the Photos For A Cure on the Making Strides website.

Photos can be submitted from Sept 1-30.

Please submit photos at  www.flickr.com/groups/makingstrideswalk-secondlife

 

 

Congratulations Photo Contest Winners!

Our Photo Entries had our judges split on so many of the photos. After all the points were added and bonus given for popular vote by donation, the following are our winners for the 2017 Photos For A Cure…….

1st – Christina Hammerer $L10,000

2nd – Bianca Michalak $L7500

3rd – Lyrica1980 w/ Jim Collinson $L5000

Thank you to all of our participants!

Vote Now Photos For A Cure Contest

The photo entries for the 2017 Photos For A Cure: Treasure the Chests Contest are now on display. They are located below deck on the main ship at the town square on the Making Strides sim.

The  rules for the Photos For A Cure: Treasure the Chests Photo contest included:

♦ Photo cannot show privates or nipples (pasties may be used). We ask for tastefully done photos with no explicit scenes.

♦ Size must be 1600 x 1200 and full perms

♦ One entry per avatar

♦ Photo should reflect the theme of “Treasure the Chests”

♦ Photo editing is allowed

You can cast your vote for the Popular Vote by making a donation to the kiosk associated with the chosen photo(s). All votes (donations) will go directly to Making Strides and the American Cancer Society.

We hope you come out and see the talented and creative submissions for the 2017 Photos For A Cure contest.

Voting will remain open through Saturday, October 28, 2017. Winners will be notified on Sunday, October 29, 2017.

Deadline Coming Soon to Enter Photos For A Cure: Treasure the Chests Photo Contest

If you haven’t yet submitted your entry for this year’s Photos For A Cure Photo Contest you have until Wednesday, October 18th!

The theme for the contest this year is “Treasure the Chests”.

For full contest information and guidelines, please visit this page.

Photos for a Cure: Treasure the Chests Photo Contest

Once again for the 2017 Making Strides season we will have a Photos for a Cure Photo Contest.

This year’s contest is centered around the theme of “Treasure the Chests”.

Everyone is encouraged to get creative and submit a photo that best exemplifies this year’s theme.

The contest is open to all Second Life residents. Photos can be submitted to the contest between October 4- October 25.

For the full list of rules, please visit the Photos for a Cure Photo Contest page located here.