World AIDS Day 2013
December 1st is World AIDS Day. Established by the World Health Organization in 1988, World AIDS Day serves to focus global attention on the devastating impact of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. With an estimated 1.2 million Americans living with HIV/AIDS, 1 in 5 are unaware of their status. Approximately 50,000 new HIV infections occur every year. This day provides an opportunity for governments, national AIDS programs, churches, community organizations & individuals to demonstrate the importance of the fight against HIV/AIDS. This year will mark the 25th observation of World AIDS Day. The theme for 2013 is “Shared Responsibility: Strengthening Results for an AIDS-Free Generation.”
Monday, December, 2nd, 12:30pm -3:30pm
World AIDS 3rd Annual World AIDS Day Mini-Conference & Multi-Cultural Luncheon at Nassau University Medical Center- NuHealth Auditorium. Monday, December 2nd, 12:30pm-3:30pm. Sponsored by the Center for Positive HEALTH’s. HIV Updates, Delicious Food & Over. RSVP to Elyse Perlin by 11/25. For more information, please contact Elyse at (516) 572-6506.
Thursday, December 5th, 5:00 PM - 9:00PM
World AIDS Day 2013 - AIDS: THEN and NOW - Film Festival at Bay Street Theatre, Long Wharf, Sag Harbor. Thursday, December 5th, 5:00PM - 9:00 PM. Program includes guest speakers and panel discussion, light far and cash bar and film screening of the 2013 Documentary How to Survive a Plague, Sponsored by Hamptons Take 2 Documentary Film Festival and Rose Walton Care Services at David Rogers M.D. Center Southampton Hospital. For information, call the David E. Rogers, MD Center at (631) 287-5990.
Friday, December 6th, 6:30PM - 9:30PM
Annual World AIDS Day Event 2013. Getting to Zero. At Family Residences and Essential Enterprises, Inc. (F.R.E.E.) 191 Bethpage-Sweet Hollow Road, Old Bethpage. Friday, December 6th, 6:30PM – 9:30PM, Free Admission and Open to the General Public. A night of dinner and dancing! REGISTRATION is REQUIRED. To RSVP by November 29th, contact Joan Jones at United Way of Long Island at 631-940-3710. Sponsored by the United Way of Long Island, Nassau-Suffolk HIV Health Services Planning Council.