|World AIDS Day||| Print ||
What is World AIDS Day?
World AIDS Day is an opportunity to be inspired, to respect and protect the health and wellbeing of ourselves and those around us through knowledge, action and consideration. Observed worldwide on December 1st since 1988, World AIDS Day is the moment of the year where millions of people come together across the globe to commemorate people who lost their lives to HIV, applaud progress made in responding to the epidemic and recommit to ending the epidemic. "Getting to Zero" is the them for World AIDS Day and will be used through 2015. This theme envisions "Zero new HIV infections. Zero discrimination. Zero AIDS-related deaths."
Local churches, schools and universities are marking the event as a day of awareness by wearing the red ribbon.
World AIDS Day
Saturday, December 1, 2012
Wear the Red Ribbon
The AIDS Task Force of Northeast Indiana
Local World AIDS Week events & activities leading up to the global recognition of World AIDS Day: Dine out at Ruby Tuesday on Monday & Tuesday (November 26 & 27), present your server with this FLYER, and Ruby Tuesday will donate 20% of your meal to the AIDS Task Force. Dine out for ATF! More events scheduled throughout the week.
Wed, November 28 - Living with AIDS Panel Discussion. Panel discussion with local health professionals, social workers, and from a client perspective. IPFW Walb Student Union Ballroom, noon-1:15pm.
Fri, November 30 - WEAR RED. Events held at IPFW on Friday include: Balloon Display across Bridge & Skywalk - Willis Family Bridge, 11am - 1pm. The Tom Bauer Story, IPFW Walb Student Union, Room 114-116, 1:30pm. Balloon Release, IPFW Alumni Plaza, 3pm. Free HIV Testing, IPFW Walb Student Union Ballroom, Room 111A, 1pm-3pm.
Sat, December 1, World AIDS Day - Red Ribbon giveaways at Macy's MAC counter. Celebration at After Dark Nightclub (21+).
Sun, December 2 - Remembering HIV/AIDS, morning worships and the "Facing HIV/AIDS" exhibit, Plymouth Congregational Church, UCC, 501 W Berry St. Red ribbon distribution, Unitarian Universalist Congregation services, 5310 Old Mill Rd.
Wed, December 5 - Luminous Night Service of Lament and Promise and the Facing HIV/AIDS Exhibit, Plymouth Congregational Church, UCC, 7pm.
Thurs, December 6 - Safe Sex/Sexuality Carnival, IPFW Walb Student Union Ballroom, 2pm-3pm.