Navigation Links
Las Vegas Charities Mark World AIDS Day by Asking Residents to 'THINK'
Date:11/25/2008

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Stop and think. That is what Las Vegas-based HIV/AIDS charities Aid for AIDS of Nevada (AFAN) and Golden Rainbow are asking Las Vegas to do this World AIDS Day. The organizations, along with the Nevada State Health Division, are marking the day with a fundraising dinner to re-launch a new educational website aimed at helping to stop the spread of HIV/AIDS.

For the past three years, AFAN, Golden Rainbow and the Nevada State Health Division have worked cooperatively on a media campaign called "THINK," designed to raise awareness and help prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS. Now this World AIDS Day, Monday, December 1, the organizations will be holding "Think. Learn. Live." at NOVE Italiano inside the Palms Hotel Casino Resort in Las Vegas. The event is designed as an educational evening filled with dinner, guest speakers, live jazz and more.

Doors open at 4:30 p.m., and the event continues until 8 p.m. Single seats are available for $30; tables for four are $120; and tables for eight at $240. RSVP at thinklasvegas.org. With every donation, the THINK campaign comes closer to becoming a year-round, mass media campaign that will further the education and awareness of HIV/AIDS. Event sponsors include The Apothecary, Dunkin' Donuts, Gilead, The 9 Group, NOVE, Q Vegas, Studio Out and Virgen Advertising.

Part of the evening will feature the re-launch of the website thinklasvegas.org, which has been completely redesigned to be more interactive and informative. For example, the site will have an online quiz that tests visitors AIDS knowledge; host a wide range of local and global AIDS related news stories that can be updated instantly; contain an education page where users can link to various educational AIDS sites. A video section will link to AIDS related videos that target a variety of individuals. Users will also be able to see upcoming AIDS events such as the AIDS Walk and "Ribbon of Life" and find out to how to participate or sponsor the event.

THINK was originally conceived by Steinbeck Communications with original art design by Virgen Advertising, which also designed the new website.

For more information, visit thinklasvegas.org, afanlv.org, goldenrainbow.org or health2k.state.nv.us.

Contact:

Paul Speirs, Steinbeck Communications

(702) 413-4278, paulspeirs@cox.net


'/>"/>
SOURCE thinklasvegas.org
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. What happens in Vegas? Place as a risk factor for suicide
2. Coors of Las Vegas Becomes New Distributor of RecoveryX
3. Wound Management Technologies, Inc. Announces Strategic Business Directions, Recent Conference Presentation, in Addition to Symposium Exhibit Plans for Las Vegas
4. International Esthetics, Cosmetics & Spa Conference - Las Vegas
5. Gamma Labs to Boost Testosterone At World Series of Poker In Las Vegas
6. SCAI announces 2009 annual scientific sessions in Las Vegas
7. Las Vegas Plastic Surgeons First in U.S. to Offer LipoLite
8. Milestone Scientific to Exhibit at the DPRWorld(TM) 08 in Las Vegas, Nevada
9. Dramatic Las Vegas Vote by RNs for Change
10. Chiltern Will Sponsor and Present at the 17th Annual Partnerships With CROs Meeting in Las Vegas, April 14 - 16, 2008.
11. Clarient to Present at the B. Riley & Co. 9th Annual Las Vegas Investor Conference
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/27/2016)... ... 2016 , ... W.S. Badger Co. Inc ., the maker of certified ... as one of the best small businesses for new dads by Fatherly, the digital ... businesses providing progressive benefits to new parents on the organization’s 2016 Best Places ...
(Date:5/27/2016)... ... ... This campaign aims to provide a path to improved education and awareness ... change. , As nearly 795,000 Americans suffering from a new or recurrent stoke each ... an estimated 129,000 of these people dying from stroke, it’s become our nation’s fifth-leading ...
(Date:5/27/2016)... Texas (PRWEB) , ... May 27, 2016 , ... ... satisfying Army body fat composition regulations. This is the first time that Coolsculpting ... normally screened at least every six months to ensure they meet the prescribed body-fat ...
(Date:5/27/2016)... ... 2016 , ... Each year Standard Process Inc. ... this year’s Life University winner of a $2,500 scholarship from Standard ... Awards ceremony. , Outerbridge is approaching her last quarter at Life University in ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... ... 26, 2016 , ... There are many ways to cook a hot dog, ... that Americans prefer their dogs straight off the grill. Of the 90 percent of ... way to cook a hot dog, far outpacing other cooking methods such as steaming ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/27/2016)... Amarantus BioScience Holdings, Inc. (OTCQX: AMBS), ... and Orphan Diseases, today announced that President & CEO Gerald ... SeeThru Equity MicroCap Conference   Where: ... , NY When: Tuesday, May 31 st , ... Where: Grand Hyatt Hotel, 109 East 42 nd St, ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... 2016   Change Healthcare , a ... solutions and technology-enabled services designed to enable ... a strategic channel partnership with SourceMed, the ... and revenue cycle management services that empower ... clinics to optimize revenue, operational efficiency and ...
(Date:5/25/2016)... and GERMANTOWN, Maryland , May ... QGEN ; Frankfurt Prime Standard: QIA) today announced that ... with Therawis Diagnostics GmbH to develop and commercialize predictive assays ... market PITX2 as a marker to predict effectiveness of anthracycline ... "We are pleased to partner with Therawis, which ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: