SOURCE: Alexis Pilkington Memorial Foundation

Alexis Pilkington Memorial Foundation

July 14, 2010 07:10 ET

Alexis Pilkington Memorial Foundation Sponsors Free Music Festival to Help Prevent Teen Suicide

BABYLON, NY--(Marketwire - July 14, 2010) -

"Lexi's Beach Bash"
Date: Friday, July 23, 2010
Time: 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Location: Cedar Beach
Street: Ocean Parkway
City/Town: Babylon, NY

Appearing: The No Request Band, Seven Below, RcL and Zach B and Long Island's Finest and the Suffolk County Police Pipe Band. Funds to be raised through a 50/50 Raffle along with prizes and baskets, TBA.

"Lexi's Beach Bash" currently has a large following on Facebook with an estimated 650 confirmed attendees and 1000s anticipated. The event coordinators welcome all media outlets interested in discussions regarding teens in crisis. Promotion of the July 23rd event is key to all press coverage.

Background: The devastating suicide of Alexis Pilkington in March 2010, (a 17-year-old high school senior from West Islip New York and star athlete within the Long Island Soccer League) sparked a national media frenzy, focused on the effect internet social forums have on teen suicide. The momentum generated from parents nationwide launched the Alexis Pilkington Memorial Foundation. The Pilkington family has dedicated themselves to strategically granting funds raised through various events to centers at the forefront of assisting teens and adults facing life-altering challenges. Proceeds will be distributed to organizations such as, but not limited to: The Long Island Crisis Center, Family Service League, S.P.E.A.K, New York Organ Donor Network, "Donate Life."

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