RFL OF SL 2016 IMPORTANT DATES
Team Registration begins – February 1, 2016
Paint SL Purple – February 28th – March 6th
RFL of SL Kick Off – March 6th
Half Way There – May 14th & May 15th
Relay Weekend – July 16th & 17th
Wrap Up – August 14th
2015 MEDIA RELEASES AVAILABLE
There are 2 new media releases available as of July 9, 2015. These can be used by all media outlets to provide information about the main Relay For Life event on July 18-19. The first release speaks about the event, in general. The 2nd release focuses on the cancer survivor celebration to start the weekend.
2015 LUMINARIA DEDICATION FORM:
The Luminaria Ceremony occurs at every Relay For Life event. As the sun sets, luminaria lining the track light up the night. A hush falls over the crowd that had been overflowing with celebration. Relay For Life participants, survivors, and caregivers then gather to remember loved ones lost to cancer and to honor those whose fight continues. Our Luminaria ceremony will be held July 18th at 9pm sl. You may submit this form more than once for multiple dedications. http://bitly.com/1NwBdey
2015 RELAY WEEKEND FORMS:
Looking for all of the 2015 Relay Weekend forms and other information? Well look no further! We have placed all of the important registration forms and information about sponsorship on a single page for you: http://www.relayforlifeofsecondlife.org/wiki/index.php?title=2015_Relay_Weekend_Forms
2015 HONOR LAP REGISTRATION:
If you are a cancer survivor and or caregiver or both, you can register for the 2015 Honor Lap, which will be held at Relay Weekend on July 18, 2015 at 11 am slt. To register fill out the following form: http://bit.ly/1SCvJ5w
2015 CAMPSITE REGISTRATION INFO:
Attention all team captains! It is time to register for your 2015 campsite! This year, your team request for a campsite will be made by completing the Relay For Life 2015 Team Campsite Registration Form: http://goo.gl/forms/S6gB6yAHPd
2015 RELAY FOR LIFE OF SECOND LIFE COMMEMORATIVE BOOK:
Do not forget to grab your copy of the official 2015 Relay For Life of Second Life Commemorative Book, which features relay history from 2005 to present day! This special book is only 100L’s and 100% proceeds goes to Relay For Life of Second Life! You can purchase this special item at the following slurl on American Cancer Society (ACS) Island: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/American%20Cancer%20Society/146/42/30
2015 HALFWAY THERE AWARD WINNERS:
In case you missed the awards portion of our 2015 Halfway There Celebrations, you can view all winners at the following link: 2015 Halfway There Award Winners (Complete List).
All awards can be found at the following links:
KEEPER OF THE TORCH:
We want to keep this flame burning bright all through our Relay Season and to make sure that happens we will have each week a “Keeper of the Torch“. This honor will be given to a Survivor or Caregiver who is in SL, A Relay For Life of Second Life supporter or team member, that displays a spirit of Hope, the Fire of a Fighter, and of someone who encourages others through their actions. This person has been nominated by you the Relay for Life Community and then voted on by the Torch of Hope Committee. The committee consist of the Relay For Life of Second Life chairperson and Co Chair, a Survivor Caregiver Representative, the Torch of Hope Program Founder & Creators, and two Team Coach Representative.
A Keeper of the Torch will be named each week of Relay. Their name will appear on a plaque, with their picture. next to the Torch on American Cancer Society Island. You will be able to click on the torchand read what the people who nominate the person has said. The Torch will be used during Relay Weekend as well. Click the link below to nominate someone to be this week’s Keeper of the Torch:
RELAYER & TEAM OF THE WEEK:
Each week the Social Media & Press Area of the 2015 RFL Of SL Committee will post a spotlight feature of one relayer and one relay team of the week. The chosen team and individual will be based on nominations that you submit. The rules are as follows:
1. Please submit only one nomination per person
2. Nominations are open to everyone but you must fill out the form to nominate someone
3. Committee members cannot be nominated as Relayer of the Week
4. An individual or team can only be highlighted once during the season
5. The winning nominated relayer and team will be contacted and provided a list of questions for the spotlight
6. The spotlights will be posted on all official Relay For Life of Second Life social media websites
The deadlines to submit nominations will be 1159 pm slt on Friday of each week. Click the link below to nominate a relayer and/or team of the week:
INTERNATIONAL RELAYER SPOTLIGHT:
Each week the Global Impact area of the 2015 Relay For Life of Second Life Committee highlights an international relayer. Please contact Serina Juran in Second Life, if you are an international relayer and you would like to be highlighted.
NEWS FROM OUR SOCIAL MEDIA WEBSITES:
Below you will find the feed from our official Tumblr Site. These stories include team events & other relay updates. Click on each link below to view that particular story. Click here for an archive of stories published earlier in 2015.