Next week, United Way staff and volunteers are participating with other community partners in Project HOPE/St. Andrew AME Church’s planning/organizing meeting for National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.
National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day will be observed in the Mid-South on Friday, February 4th. The local group meeting next week will discuss action ideas and promotions related to the event.
Next week’s meeting takes place on Tuesday, January 11th at the Community Life Center located at 1472 Mississippi Blvd at 11:00 am. You are cordially invited to attend this meeting as planners look at the growing problem of HIV/AIDS in the black community.
Clear Channel Communications will be the media host for the event and broadcast personalities Stan Bell and Aisha Raison are event spokespersons. This year’s special guest is Lil Rounds, a recent contestant on the FOX American Idol television contest, along with local celebrity blues artist Mr. Sam.
The Memphis & Shelby County Health Department will provide HIV testing and counseling, along with screening for STDs. Other information tables will be available throughout the venue.
If you are interested in attending this meeting, please RSVP Ernest Donelson at 901.775.2968 or fax your intent to attend to 901.775.3180 today.