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Esurance, Joie de Vivre Hospitality and The Kimpton Group Go Head to Head in “Go for Good”

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Competitors announced for high-tech urban adventure on May 19th in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Real Options for City Kids (ROCK) released its competitor list for its upcoming Go for Good event to be held on Saturday, May 19th, 2007. Competitors include Esurance, Joie de Vivre Hospitality, Jamba Juice, The Kimpton Group, Sports4Good, Sports Basement and AngelPoints, Inc. Co-sponsored by ROCK, AngelPoints, Inc. and The Go Game, the Go for Good Corporate Urban Adventure Challenge will raise funds for at-risk children in San Francisco’s Visitacion Valley.

Armed with a video-capable cell phone and a digital camera, corporate teams will be tasked to complete missions and riddles, some of which involve the children of ROCK, and take pictures as proof of their accomplishments. At the end of the day, voting will take place based on the digital proofs (creativity counts) and a Go for Good champion will be declared. Go for Good will bring together a wide range of Bay Area corporations and provide a forum for team-building, good will in the community and networking. “We are thrilled that some top San Francisco Bay Area companies are supporting this effort”, Curt Yagi, Executive Director of ROCK said, “It is going to be such a unique, fun event that we hope will carry over from year to year.”

Go for Good is set to take place on Saturday, May 19th, 2007 from 1pm-5pm at Sports Basement in the Presidio.

To learn more, contact Executive Director, Curt Yagi at (415) 333-4001 ext 1# or curt@rocksf.org.

About Real Options for City Kids
Real Options for City Kids (ROCK) is dedicated to nurturing the healthy development of children by listening attentively to their needs and by providing opportunities to those who might not otherwise have access. ROCK aims to promote the positive development and long-term success of the youth that it serves through a combination of in-school and after school learning enrichment, sports and fitness, leadership training, outdoor adventure, and summer camp opportunities. ROCK’s programs are designed to serve girls and boys, ages 6-17, who live in or attend school in San Francisco’s Visitacion Valley. To learn more, be sure to visit www.rocksf.org.

About AngelPoints, LLC
AngelPoints is the leading provider of corporate volunteer solutions. Its flagship product, EVS, helps companies around the world manage, measure, reward and recognize over two and a half million employee volunteers. With more than 100 corporate brands, including AAA, Comerica, GE, Hallmark, Hilton, Pacific Gas & Electric, McKesson, Toyota, and three out of the top five largest U.S. banks, AngelPoints helps companies leverage their greatest asset – their people. Be sure to visit www.angelpoints.com.

About The Go Game
By utilizing the latest in wireless technology and building upon people’s intrinsic need for fun and connectivity, The Go Game seeks to become the first truly compelling application of the wireless web. Our game encourages players to realize the magic and creativity that surrounds them daily…to see their world as the enriching playground it can be. We aim to re-create the way you recreate. Check them out at www.thegogame.com.