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Wednesday, November 30, 2011

World AIDS Day--two local events tomorrow

The United Nations has proclaimed “Getting to Zero” as the campaign theme of World AIDS Day 2011. To mark the occasion, the AIDS Service Foundation of Greater Kansas City will host two public events. The first event is a Community Luncheon on Thursday, December 1, 11:30 am to 1:00 pm at the Kauffman Foundation Conference Center, 4801 Rockhill Road, Kansas City, Missouri. Limited seats remain at the Luncheon and Reservations are required to attend. To inquire on remaining seats, please email or call 816-931-0959. The second event is a World AIDS Day Reception at the Burstert Studio, 122 Southwest Boulevard, Kansas City, Missouri from 5:30 pm to 7:30 p.m. A donation of $50 at the door is requested. You may purchase tickets to the Reception on event night at the door. More than 1.1 million people are currently living with HIV/AIDS in the United States. In Kansas City alone over 5,700 people living with HIV/AIDS — 700 of them young people between the ages 13 and 24. Financial support of the World AIDS Day events will help provide prevention, treatment, shelter and the message of empowerment for those that need it most in Kansas City. Link:

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