Team Diabetes of Second Life announces 2019 season

Team Diabetes of Second Life has announced their 2019 fund-raising season. Founded in 2015 by Jessi2009 Warrhol and John Brianna (Johannes1977 Resident), Team Diabetes of Second Life is the official and authorised team of the American Diabetes Association in SL.

Their mission is to raise awareness, tolerance, and funds for diabetes in the virtual world of Second Life. According to the World Health Organisation in 2016 some 422 million adults in the world have diabetes and 1.5 million deaths are directly attributed to diabetes each year.

The 2019 Team Diabetes of Second life season will run from October through to December, with the following events scheduled to take place:

  • October 18th though 26th: Scare Me Silly (off-season event – see below).
  • November 1st through 30th: National Diabetes Month, featuring:
    • November 1st through 30th: The Red Hunt.
    • November 3rd: The Red Ball.
    • November 14th: World Diabetes Day.
  • December 5th to December 14th: Christmas Showcase & Winter Art Show.

Scare Me Silly

Scare Me Silly is an annual event taking place around Halloween. It features live performances. DJ parties, a hunt and a quest, tricks and treats, a haunted mansion, ghostly rides and – of course – shopping!

As noted above, this year the event will take place from Friday, October 18th through Saturday, October 26th inclusive. Registrations for the event from both merchants and artists are now open, and the application form, with guidelines and terms can be found here.

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), who serve on the Advisory Board along with Eleseren Brianna, Veruca Tammas, Rob Fenwitch, and Dawnbeam Dreamscape.

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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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Scare Me Silly 2018 in Second Life

Scare Me Silly 2018

Scare Me Silly 2017, in support of the American Diabetes Association (ADA), opened its doors on Friday, October 19th, 2018, and will remain open through until October 27th.

Organised by Team Diabetes of Second Life, the event features live performances. DJ parties, a hunt and a quest,  tricks and treats, a haunted mansion, ghostly rides and – of course – shopping!

Participating merchants this year comprise:

oYo Breedables ,RP Roped Passions , Couture Chapeau , SK Kiva Studios Boutique, Xpllicit Designs , Firelight, Spyaralle, Team Diabetes of SL Merchandise Store, Park Place Home, Pixelancer, Esoterica Threads Clothing , Redangel Designs, LC Fashion, Closer to the Heart Creations , Fjordian Slip, BRYNE, Rush Love Your Look, Tayren’s Fantasy Fashions , Feyline Fashions , MMP Muircastle Motors & Parts, Stone Soup, De Baza, Twitchy’s Dragonsmeld, GypsyRose Botanical, The Chrone’s Garden, Mara’s Mysteries , TRS Designs , Just Ordinary, Bento Alive , Khargo Halloween, Cosmos Boutique, Lunar Seasonal Designs, Chiffon, Tylar’s Treasures, @AdReNaLiZeD@, Kushi Textures & Mesh, *DBS* Designs By Soosy, Littlefangs, POM, Kittycat’s Creations , Sweet E’s Designs, Image Essentials, Fae Fantasy Creations, Roosters n cHix, The Art of Talitha Alice, The Pumpkin Head, & Halloween Delights.

Hunts

This year the Evil Pumpkin Hunt offers a number of exclusive prizes available from a number of this year’s merchants. The prizes cost L$10, with 100% of proceeds going to Team Diabetes. Find on more about the prizes and merchants here.

The Skele Hunt can be joined for L$250 (all proceeds to Team Diabetes). Use the HUD to find the pieces of skeleton scattered around the event space and claim a goodie bag of 15 prizes.

Autumn Art Show

The Kultivate Autumn Art Show will also be taking place during Scare Me Silly, with the art display located to one side of the event area. Participating artists include: Eleseren Brianna, Glasz DeCuir, Eucalyptus Carroll, Bellissa Dion, Ilrya Chardin, Veruca Tammas,  Talligurl, Kapaan, Neoma Vasilia, Sheba Blitz, Hadiya Draper, Ladmilla Resident, Marcel Mosswood and IsarValdetaro Resident.

As with the Scare Me Silly shopping event, all artists have at least one piece of art for sale with proceeds to Team Diabetes of Second Life.

Entertainment

Scare Me Silly includes music and entertainment – check the schedule for details.

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), who serve on the Advisory Board along with Eleseren Brianna, Veruca Tammas, Rob Fenwitch, and Dawnbeam Dreamscape.

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Team Diabetes of Second Life announces 2018 season

Team Diabetes of Second Life has announced the 2018 fund-raising season. Founded in 2015 by Jessi2009 Warrhol and John Brianna (Johannes1977 Resident), Team Diabetes of Second Life is the official and authorised team of the American Diabetes Association in SL.

Their mission is to raise awareness, tolerance, and funds for diabetes in the virtual world of Second Life. According to the World Health Organisation in 2016 some 422 million adults in the world have diabetes and 1.5 million deaths are directly attributed to diabetes each year.

The 2018 Team Diabetes of Second life season will run from October through to December, with the following events scheduled to take place:

  • October 19th though 27th: Scare Me Silly Shopping Event  and Autumn Art Show(off-season event).
  • November 1st through 30th: National Diabetes Month, featuring:
    • November 1st through 30th: The Red Hunt.
    • November 3rd: The Red Ball.
    • November 14th: World Diabetes Day.
    • November 12th: The Red Ball.
  • November 30th to December 9th: Winter Showcase & Winter Art Show.
  • December 31st, 2018: Team Diabetes of Second Life’s Season Ends.

Scare Me Silly and Autumn Art Show

Scare Me Silly is an annual event taking place around Halloween. It features live performances. DJ parties, a hunt and a quest, tricks and treats, a haunted mansion, ghostly rides and – of course – shopping!

Merchant registrations for the event are now open, and the application form, with guidelines and terms can be found here.

The Autumn Art show will take place at the same time as, and alongside of, Scare Me Silly. Registrations are also open to both 2D and 3D artists are invited to apply. The application form, with guidelines and terms can be found here.

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), who serve on the Advisory Board along with Eleseren Brianna, Veruca Tammas, Rob Fenwitch, and Dawnbeam Dreamscape.

Team Diabetes 2017 Winter Showcase and Art Show in Second Life

Team Diabetes Winter Showcase and Art Show

The 2017 Team Diabetes of Second Life Winter Art and Showcase event opens on December 1st, 2017 and run through until December 10th, 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.

Over 40 merchants are participating in the showcase, comprising: Aleutia, alme., Beyond Persuasion Design, Blossom, BYRNE, ChiC Buildings, Chiffon, Chop Zuey Couture Jewellery, Dixie Dandelion and Designs, DBS, Emerald Couture, Fjordian Slip, Get Jiggy, Ghee, Gidget’s Style, Go Frock Yourself, Just Ordinary, Kades, Kiliki Bikini, LC Fashion, Le Fashion Whore, Love, Lunar Seasonal Designs, MadCatCreations, Mara’s Mysteries, Mahlberg Tailors, Metal & Stone, OMG! Inc, OYO Breedables, Park Place, Potomac Signature Homes, Roth’s, Rush, Shiva, Simply Shelby, Sohoe Shoes, Spyralle, Steelhead, Tayren’s Fantasy Fashions, TRS Designs, Tylar’s Treasures, Winterwood, Wood Works, Xanna Wahwah Designs, and Xplicit Designs.

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. The Showcase once again occupies half of Kultivate Magazine’s home region, a short walk from the brand’s art gallery spaces, and faces the Winter Art Show.

Sponsored and produced by Kultivate Magazine, the Art Show features the following artists and photographers:  AlexAvion, Anjelikka, Bri Graycloud, alystiaMoonShadow, Caresia Adored, Carisa Franizzi, Carlotta Ceawlin, Catalina Staheli, Chanasitsayo, DAKOTA LAVAROCK, Eucalyptus Carroll, ilyra chardin, Jamee Sandalwood, JolieElle Parfort, John Brianna, Layachi ihnen, maaddi, Paaie, roadrabbit resident, roxaane Fyanucci, Sandi Benelli, saoirseheart, Sheba Blitz, Slatan Dryke, smalldoll resident, talligurl, tessagrace51, Tutti Kaya, Veruca Tammas, & wintergeist. 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 Reindeer Hunt  – find the reindeer 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$150 from the kiosk near the landing point and help put Santa together again after he crashed his sleigh! Find the pieces, put things together and claim ten 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), and is served by an advisory board comprising Eleseren Brianna, Veruca Tammas, Sandie Loxingly, Rob Fenwitch, Earth Nirvana and Dawnbeam Dreamscape, with Saiyge Lotus serving as a special advisor.

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2017 National Diabetes Month in Second Life

November is National Diabetes Month in the United States, a time when the American Diabetes Association (ADA) draws attention to diabetes awareness, prevention, treatment and support mechanisms available to  diabetes sufferers and their families.

In support of this, Team Diabetes of Second Life are marking the month with a number of fund-raising and informational events, as announced in a November 3rd press release.

The Red Hunt, November 1st through 30th –  an open hunt, meaning you do not have to start in any order. All items are 10 lindens, with 100% proceeds going to Team Diabetes of Second Life. Refer to the Red Hunt web page for more information, including participating stores and SLurls.

The Red Fling, November 1st through 30th –  stores throughout Second Life each have 1 item that is in a red vendor and offered for sale with 100% of the proceeds going to Team Diabetes of Second Life.

Live Healthy Tips – distributed via Kultivate Magazine’s in-world groups and the Team Diabetes website, through until the end of November.

The Red Ball and Art Exhibition, November 12th – an art exhibition and ball with live performers over two hours, together with fund-raising. Details to follow on the Team Diabetes website.

In addition, November 14th in National Diabetes Day in the USA, and throughout the month, Team Diabetes of SL are giving away a free National Diabetes information pack through their in-world office at Nonprofit Commons. The pack includes information on diabetes awareness, prevention and treatment from the American Diabetes Association, and goodies for Second Life avatars!

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), and is served by an advisory board comprising Eleseren Brianna, Jessi2009 Warrhol, Sandie Loxingly, Rob Fenwitch, and Dawnbeam Dreamscape, with Saiyge Lotus serving as a special advisor. Events Co-coordinator (with John Brianna) is Veruca Tammas.

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