Sunday, March 15, 2009

Relay Raiders Press Release

From good friend Haroldthe …

Relay Raiders HQ, Haute Couture, Second Life

The Relay Raiders are proud to announce the dates for Second Life's 3rd Annual "Clothing Fair". Events are set to launch on Monday, March 16 at 10:00 am SLT, and run 24/7 through Sunday, March 22, 2009 when the doors must close at 9:00 pm SLT.

Nevar Lobo, one of the fair's originators and co-Captain of the Relay Raiders is at the helm of this year's event. Joined by his wife Amethyst, team captain Haroldthe, Synergy and Moxie the event started to take shape back in October of 2008. "Having been here from its inception, watching this year's event fall into place has been outstanding", says Nevar. "The Raiders have mixed it up this year, offering Second Life's residents a new experience."

In response to all of you, this year's event will span 9 SIMs and feature over 170 of Second Life's shining stars. "Being able to meet and collaborate with designers from around the world, has been an awesome experience for us," Amethyst interjects, "We're looking forward to providing an even better, non-stop experience.

When asked if she would like to share any of the details, Synergy replied, "We will be offering a Silent Dress Auction featuring original interpretations of the designs seen grid-wide representing the 7 Deadly Sins." Bidding will start when the fair begins on Monday, March 16, 2009 at 10:00 am SLT and will close at 6:00 pm SLT on Sunday, March 22, 2009. Winning bidders will be announced at 8:00 pm SLT on the 22nd to bid the fair adieu. She also shared that she is hoping both she and Amethyst will offered the opportunity to model the designs throughout the fair. They are outstanding!

The Clothing Fair 2009 promises to be a spectacular event, featuring:

• Over 170 Clothing Designers
• Entertainment. Live music and DJ's will keep you entertained around the clock.
• Silent Auction with all proceeds benefiting the American Cancer Society's, Relay For Life campaign
• 4 Fashion Shows hosted by Timeless Modeling Agency

o March ~ Monday- ------ 03 pm SLT (US East Coast)
o March ~ Wednesday--- 10 am SLT (Europe, Russia)
o March ~ Friday --------- 02am SLT (Asia, Australia)
o March ~ Sunday-------- 06 pm SLT (US West Coast)

• Treasure Hunt

I have given away enough of their secrets. Once again, entry into the fair is free. . As the event draws closer, additional details will be announced on the official website:

Special thanks to Ohana Land, Dyldam, JC Designs and SL-Newspaper for making this all possible. Without your tireless support, we would be mainland!

About the Relay Raiders:

Formed in 2007 as a part of the RFL of SL effort, the Relay Raiders have spread their wings by extending their efforts to many charitable organizations in SL. This network of highly dedicated supporters continues to spread the word and support those causes they hold close to their hearts. If you would like more information on our organization or how you can help, please contact Haroldthe Burrel, Nevar Lobo, Amethyst Starostin or Synergy Devonshire.

Side Note: The Relay Raiders would like to pay special tribute to Pips Fetid as the Clothing Fair's creator. Unfortunately, Pips had to make a difficult decision and step down this year as real life needed her attention. We wish her well and know she will be knocking down doors and taking names. Congrats, Pips. We love you!

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