Monday, November 22, 2010

5Ws for World AIDS Day

At tonight's LDNA meeting, Troix Bettencourt of the Institute for Health and Recovery spoke about World AIDS Day, which is recognized annually on December 1st. Here in Lowell, a vigil/procession will be sponsored by Lowell Community Health Center, Lowell House, the Institute for Health and Recovery, the Greater Lowell Visiting Nurse Association, and Middlesex Community College.

What: A vigil and procession starting at City Hall, and moving up Dutton Street and then Market Street.

When: 6:00 p.m., December 1st.

Where: City Hall, then Dutton Street, then Market Street, followed by a Memorial and Awards Ceremony at 7:00 p.m. at Middlesex Community College.

Who: Anyone is welcome to attend. Several City Councilors and other local personalities are slated to be in attendance.

Why: To raise awareness of HIV/AIDS issues and to remember AIDS victims.

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