The Owners

OCTAGONS YAZIMOTO
Co-Founder, Event Organizer

Octagons “Pizza/Pizzy” Yazimoto-Hancroft is a pizza and slurpee enthusiast. She is a Second Life event coordinator and manager. She currently owns Collabor88 and co-owns Luxe Box and Prism Events. In her spare time she wastes her life away playing games, buying makeup, playing with Snapchat filters and coming up with fun creative projects for herself. She enjoys cold beverages, air conditioning, receiving mail, pictures of cute animals, Sailor Moon, all the music everyone hates, cheese, manicures, ham and her dogs Bambi and Gina. “No one can drive you crazy unless you give them the keys.” – Some card at Kohl’s a long time ago.


EMERY MILNEAUX
Co-Founder, Artistic Director

Emery Milneaux is a freelance artist in his first life, specializing in graphic design, web design and illustration. He joined Second Life in July of 2009 and in 2010, opened Common Grounds coffee house, where he continues to host open mic nights and a thriving book club. In 2011, he expanded Common Grounds to include a neighboring gift shop: Commoner. Since its opening, Commoner has had the privilege of participating in some of SL’s most popular shopping events. Currently, Emery keeps busy as an Events Organizer. In addition to his role at The Arcade, Emery co-owns Prism Events (known for their seasonal shopping events: Bloom, Salem and Tannenbaum.)


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