Paine College celebrates World AIDS Day with annual candlelight walk

Posted by ncarter | 11/30/2009 15:25 PM

(AUGUSTA, GA)– Paine College will host a World AIDS Day program and candlelight walk on Tuesday, December 1 2009, at 6 p.m. in the Gilbert-Lambuth Memorial Chapel. The program will be hosted by Selina Soul of 96.3 KISS FM. The program will also feature performances by Angelic Dance Team from Jenkins White Charter Elementary School.  Following the program, a candlelight vigil and walk will take place on the Paine College campus.

The Paine College and CSRA Community will engage in events throughout the week to bring awareness about the AIDS epidemic. Miss and Mr. Paine College will present “The Power of No” play at 8 p.m. and an encore presentation will be given on December 2, 2009 at 6:30 p.m. in the Tabernacle Baptist Church Family Life Center.  Events for the week will be held at various locations. Please see schedule of events for more details.

Schedule of Events

December 1
WORLDAIDS DAY CEREMONY
Richmond County Health Dept.
St.Paul Episcopal Church
605 Reynolds Street
12:00 pm

CANDLELIGHT WALK
Augusta World AIDS Day Committee
Paine College
1235 15thStreet
6:00 pm

“THE POWER OF NO” PLAY
Augusta World AIDS Day Committee
Miss and Mr. Paine College
Paine College
1235 15thSt.
8:00 pm

FREE RAPID HIV TESTING
MCG Ryan White Outreach Team
Aiken Center
1105 Gregg Hwy Aiken, SC
Call 803/649-1900 ext. 0 for appt.
2:00-7:00 pm

December 2
LIGHT UP THE NIGHT
Eisenhower Army Medical Center (Fort Gordon)
Fort Gordon
300 Hospital Road
6:00-9:00

GIRLS NIGHT OUT
“Light the Night in Red”
Augusta World AIDS Day Committee
Macedonia Baptist Church
1828 Wrightsboro Rd.
6:30 pm

Encore Presentation of
“THE POWER OF NO” PLAY
Augusta World AIDS Day Committee
Miss and Mr. Paine College
Tabernacle Baptist Church
Family Life Center
1223 Laney Walker Blvd
6:30 pm

December 4
1stFRIDAY HIV INFORMATION SHARING
Augusta World AIDS Day Committee
Augusta Commons
836 Reynolds St.
4:00 pm

FREE RAPID HIV TESTING
MCG Ryan White Outreach Team
Pyramid Music
824 Broad Street
4:00-8:00 pm

RED RIBBON BALL
St. Stephens Ministries
Marion Hatcher Center
519 Greene Street
7:00 pm

December 5
FREE RAPID HIV TESTING
MCG Ryan White Outreach Team
Pyramid Music
1647 Gordon Hwy
1:00-2:30 pm

BALLIN’FOR A CAUSE
HIV/AIDS Awareness Basketball Game
Augusta World AIDS Day Committee
Lucy C. Laney Gymnasium
1339 Laney Walker Blvd
3:00 pm

December 6
WORLD AIDS DAY WORSHIP SERVICE
Richmond County Health Dept.
St. Marks United Methodist Church
1296 Marks Church Rd.
11:00 am
For more information
706-993-5206 or arfreeman@mcg.edu

For more information contact Natasha Carter, Director of Public Relations at (706) 396-7591.