AIDS Quilt panels will be on display at Firestone Baar Chapel of Stephens College Monday, November 28 through Thursday, December 1. The chapel will be open to the public from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Jannis Evans, African American HIV/AIDS emergency response coordinator and member of the Missouri Office of Minority Health’s Minority Health Advisory Committee, will present “HIV 101” on Monday, November 28 at 5 p.m.
“Reflections,” a public viewing of the AIDS Memorial Quilt will be held Tuesday, November 29 3 to 8 p.m.
“A Personal Story: Reflections about living life with HIV” will be presented Wednesday, November 30, at a time to be announced.
On Thursday, December 1, at 5 p.m., Columbia will observe World AIDS Day with a candlelight vigil at the intersection of College Ave. and Broadway. The vigil will be followed by a Service of Remembrance at 6 p.m.
Trail to a Cure invites the public to participate in a Feast 2 FIGHT AIDS fundraising event at La Siesta Mexican Restaurant at 9th and Walnut Streets after the service or anytime on Thursday, December 1. Participants must bring a flyer to the restaurant and fifteen percent of what is spent will be contributed to Trail to a Cure.
Questions regarding the World AIDS Day observance events may be directed to Dustin Hampton at firstname.lastname@example.org or (573) 874-7285.