Official Press Release

Posted On November 21, 2009

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
21 NOVEMBER 2009
2009 SL®  Footwear Expo to Benefit Toys for Tots
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The expo is to benefit the Marine Toys for Tots foundation, which you can read about here: Toys for Tots org
Last year’s Footwear Expo was to benefit the ASPCA and ran from July 12 – 27, 2008. We raised $3000 CAD for the cause. This year’s event will benefit Toys for Tots and we hope to totally blow that $ out of the water this year!
The event will run from November 22 through December 6, 2009. Over 50 Shoe Designers from across the grid willl be showcasing their creations (some with new items introduced at the expo!) and helping to sponsor and support the benefit. In addition there will be a fashion show, musical entertainment, a photography contest and exhibit, a huge raffle, and a massive blow-out party at the end of the Expo.
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Dates to Know
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11/18        Flickr contest open for submissions
11/22       10:00am       Fair opens to the public
11/22        1:00pm       Kafka Dinzeo performs live on the main stage
11/22        7:00pm        Phemie Alcott performs live on the main stage
11/29        2:00pm       Fashion Show featuring Expo Designers wares
12/02         11:59pm    Deadline for flickr contest entry
12/6            All day        Live performances + djs for a full day of fun
12/6            9:00pm         Fair Closes
(all times in SLT)
*Other details that might interest you:
  • -The Raffle prize this year will have 2 grand prize winners and is already going to far outdo last year’s estimated L$ value of 40k
  • -Raffle prizes are being donated by content creators across the grid with everything from shoes and clothes to skins, poses, builds, etc
  • -We will be showcasing unique snowmen across sims made by designers and sponsors for the fair
  • -A full entertainment schedule has been created and will be posted on the official blog. This features regular live performances as well as djs
***For any more information or for how you can contribute to the Toys for Tots please don’t hesitate to contact us!
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Questions should be directed to Phoenix Chapman or Rosie Shark, Fair Coordinators
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