worldaids-2010.gifWorld AIDS Day 2010 is fast approaching. Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week luncheon in Regina (Dec 1); speakers available for interview. Voices of Hope Concert in Vancouver (Nov 30) & Toronto (Dec 1).

:: VANCOUVER, TORONTO, REGINA EVENTS below

What: National Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week Luncheon – REGINA LUNCHEON

Saskatchewan’s escalating rates of HIV-AIDS are drawing the nation’s attention; their rates are highest in Canada (nearly double the national average). During Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week Dec 1-5 national leaders gather to discuss this epidemic and strategize harm reduction for Aboriginal people. [Full – Social Media Release: http://pitch.pe/99647]

  • Where: Regina Inn Hotel & Conference Centre (1975 Broad Street, Regina)
  • When: December 1, 2010 11am – 3pm CST
  • RSVP: Peter Vickers peterv@caan.ca or call 604.266.7616 (Toll Free: 1.888.285.2226)
  • Media Enquiries, contact: Laura Norbury Laura[at]mediatonicpr[dot]com 604.736.8646

Vancouver & Toronto friends are invited to get into the spirit of the holidays & celebrate World AIDS Day with the Voices of Hope concerts, sponsored nationally by MAC AIDS Fund, The Globe and Mail, and CBC.

What: Dr Peter AIDS Foundation “Voices of Hope”VANCOUVER CONCERT

  • Where: Christ Church Cathedral, Vancouver
  • When: Tuesday, November 30, 2010, 7 PM
  • When: Donation at the door, or Media Enquiries: contact events@drpeter.org or 604-331-3452 

What: Casey House “Voices of Hope” TORONTO CONCERT

  • Where: Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. E., Toronto
  • When: Wednesday, December 1, 2010, 7 PM
  • When: Donation at the door, or Media Enquiries: contact heart@caseyhouse.on.ca or 416.962.7600

Happy Holidays!