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Strides Walk 2017 is Here!

It is time to lace up those walking shoes and join us on the 2017 Strides Walk track! The 2017 Strides Walk will go from 10am – 6pm, plenty of time to come over and join the fun! The party won’t stop at 6pm though! DJ Trader Whiplash will keep things going until 7pm and then DJ Anni Braveheart will take over to wind things down from 7pm – 9pm.

If you would like to sponsor a walker, it is not too late! Just click here and choose the name of the walker you would like to sponsor!

To keep the Walkers moving on the track we have a full day of great DJs lined up!
10am-12n – Gem Sunkiller
12-2pm – Tazzie “Tazz” Tuque
2-4pm – Madelyn Majestic
4-7pm – Trader Whiplash & Guests
7-9pm – Anni Braveheart

If you can’t make it over to the sim, you can listen inworld at http://t1radio.serverroom.us:8242 (sound & media tabs)
Out of Second Life you listen in using the TuneIn & & TuneIn.com http://tunein.com/radio/T1-Radio-s113797/
Or via the T1 Radio Website at http://www.t1radio.com

Come show your support for Making Strides Against Breast Cancer! Dance to the music, encourage the Walkers, do some shopping and explore the Making Strides sim!

 

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Sign Up For Strides Walk 2017

Registration is now open for the 2017 Strides Walk here in Second Life!

The 2017 Strides Walk will take place on Saturday, October 21 between 10 am – 6 pm slt.

Walkers get ready to lace up your shoes and start making strides to win the battle against breast cancer! Everyone is invited to join us on the Strides track!

For more information or to register for this year’s walk click here.

Attn: All DJs, Live Performers and Music/Artistic Acts!

The 2017 MSABC Strides Walk is looking for DJs, live performers, and other music/artistic acts! You can fill out a performer application if you are interested in performing at our Strides Walk event: http://bit.ly/2yE5s5y

Ways to Help Wednesday: Strides Walk 2017

This October, each Wednesday we will be posting and sending out information on ways you can help fight breast cancer as a volunteer. As an American Cancer Society volunteer you can honor a survivor or a loved one lost to cancer, help save lives of people in your local community, and around the world. It only takes a little time to do a lot of good. Discover how rewarding it is to be a volunteer.

Today’s post is about the Strides Walk itself. This is an event held every year around the country and world. We have had several strides walk in the past in Second Life. This year will be the third year we have done it as a walk-a-thon.

The American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walks raise awareness and funds to save lives from breast cancer. Each event is a noncompetitive, 3 to 5 mile walk (in the real world) that brings people together to make a difference for everyone who has been touched by breast cancer. The events raise money to fund innovative research, provide free information and support, and to help people reduce their breast cancer risk or find it early when it’s most treatable.

In Second Life, our walk is very familiar though the distance of the walk may be a bit different and we treat it more like a walk-a-thon to help raise funds. This virtual walk is like no other Strides walk because this walk enables all people to participate no matter what their physical abilities are or their location. If you can use a computer you can make a difference and take part in this event.

List here below is the link you can use to sign up as a walker. Once you are signed up, you will receive a notecard about your next steps and items to help you as you work to get sponsors. This is a fun, easy way to help MSABC. We hope to see many of you on the track.

Here is the basics on how the walk works: Each person signs up and they seek sponsors that donate based on what how many laps the walker completes on the track. On the day of the walk each walker walks around the track as many times as they can from 10 am to 6 pm slt. They may start and stop anytime they wish in that time frame. At the end of the walk.. they go back to the sponsors and tell them how many laps they walk x (times) their donation per lap. The Donors drop their pledged donations in a kiosk the walker has out.

That’s it!! That simple. Walkers will be recognized for their fund raising the night of the Gala.

Don’t wait!! Click here to sign up!