BURN2 reminder: land plots still available

logoGemma Cleanslate of the BURN2 team has issued a reminder that there are still plots available for purchase at the upcoming BURN2 2013 event in October.

Available plot, sizes and prices for the week are as follows:

  • 512 sq m (117 prims): L$3000
  • 1024 sq m (234 prims): L$6000
  • 2048 sq m (468 prims): L$12000
  • 4096 sq m (936 prims): L$24000

If you are interested in participating in this year’s BURN2, which runs from October 19th through to the 27th inclusive, and would like a plot, you can purchase one via the vendor system located in-world at the Burning Man Deep Hole region.

Please note that Juried Camp applications have closed, and successful applicants will be announced on September 1st via the BURN2 website.

You can purchase a BURN2 plot directly from the in-world vendor, which also gives the number of available plots of each size
You can purchase a BURN2 plot directly from the in-world vendor, which also gives the number of available plots of each size

The theme for this year’s event is Cargo Cult, in keeping with the theme of Burning Man itself.

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InWorldz to kick-off second Relay for Life season

InWorldz have issued details of their kick-off rally to mark the start of their 2013 Relay for Life of InWorldz season in aid of the American Cancer Society.

The press release, circulated to virtual world bloggers, reads in part:

InWorldz community members are uniting at a rally to officially launch their Second Relay For Life season of Many Worldz For A Cure. Hundreds of participants again are will ringing in the new season with a rally that educates everyone on how their involvement benefits the American Cancer Society’s goal to save lives and create more birthdays. Money raised will fight cancer by helping people stay well and get well, by finding cures, and by fighting back.

Come join us, as we meet the American Cancer Society organizing committee and a live performance by Russell Eponym. Come rally with us to begin a campaign we will not lose.

The kick-off event will take place on the InWorldz Paradise by Design region (please note that is an InWorldz IWurl) on Saturday August 24th, 2013, commencing at 09:00 InWorldz Time. The current schedule comprises presentations from the organising committee and then the aforementioned live performance:

  • 09:00 – Hairy Thor – Chair
  • 09:10 – Neill McCullough – Teams
  • 09:15 – Bain Finch Co Chair
  • 09:30 – Key Note Presentation
  • 09:45 – Russell Eponym – live performer

Sponsorship

According to the RFL of IW website, sponsorships for the season are currently open, and comprise three levels, starting at $50.00 USD and rising to $150.00, each with unique benefits to sponsors, including website promotion, event mentions, logo promotions, and more. For full details of each level of sponsorship, the levels still available, and how to become a sponsor, please refer to the RFL of IW sponsorship page.

Further Information

About Relay for Life

Relay For Life (RFL) is an inspirational overnight fundraising event that honours cancer survivors and celebrates life. Each Relay is a community-led, non-athletic event where teams fundraise and then join together in the Relay event. There, teams take it in turns to walk round a track for up to 24 hours to signify that ‘cancer never sleeps’.

RFL started in the United States in 1985 when one man circled around a track for 24 hours raising $27,000. Now, over four million people from twenty countries world-wide participate annually in Relay for Life events. RFL of IW is officially sanctioned by the American Cancer Society and a recognised RFL event.

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