Team Diabetes 2018 Winter Showcase in Second Life

Team Diabetes of Second Life Winter Showcase

The 2018 Team Diabetes of Second Life Winter Showcase event opens on November 30th, 2018 and runs through until December 8th, inclusive. As with previous years, the event will include ten days of live performers, DJs, concerts, tribute acts, hunts, ice skating, ice fishing and, of course the Winter Showcase and the Kultivate Winter Art show. All to raise money for the American Diabetes Association (ADA), through Team Diabetes of Second Life, ADA’s official and authorised in-world fund-raising team.

As is traditional for the event, it occupies one half of the Kultivate Magazine home region, with the Showcase shops for merchants and artists boutique style galleries built around the  central events and activities area.

Some 36 merchants are participating in this years Showcase, comprising: Park Place, !!Firelight!!, DBS, Sophie’s Boutique, @AdReNaLiZeD@, Roped Passions, ikr! RockWear, Stone Soup, Steelhead Outfitters, Cosmos Boutique, Christmas Delights, MMP – Muircastle Motors & Parts, {K::S} Kiva Studios Boutique, Sweetley, Bento Alive , AppleTini, Mara’s Mysteries, ::Pharmacist:: , Lunar Seasonal Designs, Tylar’s Treasures , Winterwood, Couture Chapeau, Kittycat’s Creations , Pixelancer, Fae Fantasy Creations , Paisley Place, Esoteric Threads Clothing, Xplicit Designs, Redangel Designs , GypsyRose, Windlight Workz, Chiffon, Mahlberg Tailors, and LC Fashion.

Merchants are each offering at least one item among their displays with 100% of proceeds from sales going directly to Team Diabetes of Second Life.In addition, Potomac Signature Homes are offering a limited edition Christmas At Ivy Lane holiday home.

Team Diabetes of Second Life Winter Showcase

The full shopping guide can be found on the Team Diabetes of Second Life website.

The 20 artists participating in the art show are: Viktor Savior, Sisse Singh, Jamee Sandalwood, KodyMeyers, Wintergeist, Myra Wildmist, Sheba Blitz, Bellissa Dion, Paula Cloudpainter, Hadiya Draper, Ilyra Chardin, Maaddi, Slatan Dryke, Gwen Enchanted, DreamMakerXDreamBreaker Resident, Marcel Mosswood, Eucalyptus Carroll, Veruca Tammas Shocker, DILLIGAF (M8TY), and Pi (Pipilotti Winslet).

All artists are also offering at least one item of art for sale with 100% of preoceeds going to Team Diabetes of Second Life.

In addition to the shopping and art, the event features two hunts with prizes to be claimed:

  • The Gingerbread Hunt  – find the gingerbread men scattered throughout the events and pay each of them L$10 (all proceeds to Team Diabetes of Second Life) to claim a prize.
  • Santa Quest – purchase a HUD for L$250 from the kiosk near the landing point and help put Santa together again! Find the pieces, put things together and claim 15 prizes.

There is also daily entertainment through the event – see the event and entertainment schedule for entertainers and times.

About the American Diabetes Association

 Established in 1940, the American Diabetes Association is working to both prevent and cure diabetes in all it forms, and to help improve the lives of all those affected by diabetes. It does this by providing objective and credible information and resources about diabetes to communities, and funding research into ways and means of both managing and curing the illness. In addition, the Association gives voice to those denied their rights as a consequence of being affected by diabetes.

About Team Diabetes of Second life

Team Diabetes of Second Life is an official and authorised fund-raiser for the American Diabetes Association in Second Life. Established with the aim of raising funds in support of diabetes treatment and to raise awareness of the disease in SL, Team Diabetes of Second Life was founded by Jessi2009 Warrhol and John Brianna (Johannes1977 Resident). Both serve on the advisory board with Eleseren Brianna, Veruca Tammas, Rob Fenwitch and Dawnbeam Dreamscape. Each year Team Diabetes aims to raise at least US $1,000 for the American Diabetes Association.

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