NEW YORK, Oct. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Charles S. Cohen, president and owner of prestigious design centers including the Pacific Design Center (PDC) in West Hollywood, the Decorative Center Houston (DCH), the Design Center of the Americas in Dania Beach (DCOTA) and the Decoration & Design (D&D) Building in New York, announced today the design centers' sponsorship of AIDS Walk events in Los Angeles, Houston, Fort Lauderdale and New York. The PDC, the DCOTA and the D&D Building are principal sponsors of the AIDS Walks in Los Angeles, Fort Lauderdale and New York, respectively while the DCH is a major sponsor of Houston's AIDS Walk. The Los Angeles AIDS Walk on October 21, 2007 kicks off this new relationship between the Cohen design centers and the AIDS Walk organization.
"It is vital that we support such an important cause," says Cohen. "The design centers are ideal venues to serves as hubs for each community's AIDS Walk, and we are honored to welcome the many thousands of AIDS Walk participants at our design centers."
Mr. Cohen initially became involved with AIDS Walk Los Angeles in 2001, when AIDS Walk organizers needed to find a new venue to stage the event. The Pacific Design Center offered it's beautifully landscaped plaza and from there a dynamic partnership developed. The Pacific Design Center is now a Principal Sponsor of AIDS Walk Los Angeles. Cohen expanded the AIDS Walk partnership to include design centers in New York, Houston and Fort Lauderdale. The Decorative Center Houston, Design Center of the Americas and the Decoration & Design Building are sponsoring AIDS Walks in Houston, Fort Lauderdale and New York respectively.
The AIDS Walks will take place on the following dates:
-- Los Angeles - October 21, 2007
-- Houston - March 9, 2008
-- Fort Lauderdale - April 27, 2008
-- New York - May 18, 2008
For more information about AIDS Walk, please visit http://www.aidswalk.net.
About Charles S. Cohen
Visionary developer Charles S. Cohen is known for his brilliant repositioning of commercial real estate. Mr. Cohen heads a multi-faceted real estate development company that develops, owns and manages more than 12 million square feet of prime office and showroom space in Los Angeles, Manhattan, Florida and Houston, including several of New York City's most prestigious Class A office building addresses.
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