PROVIDENCE, RI – AIDS Walk RI is THIS Sunday (Sept. 13, 2015) starting and ending at the RI State House lawn (facing Providence Place Mall).We will gather at noon, there will be a speaking program at 12:30, then we will step off the 2 mile walk at about 1 p.m! The walk ends at the State House and we’ll have a rally!
The walk benefits AIDS Project RI (a division of Family Service of RI) and AIDS Care Ocean State. Host
This is a rain or shine event!
Speakers include: Congressman David Cicilline; Mayor Jorge Elorza; Public Health Director Nicole Alexander-Scott, MD, MPH; community representative Ronald Lewis; Philip Chan, MD, the Miriam Hospital’s Immunology Center; and others.
We will remember late philanthropist Guy Abelson and will present the Hope Harris Award to a person or organization with a longtime dedication to the fight against HIV/AIDS. You may remember the late Hope Harris from Senator John Chafee/Senator Lincoln Chafee’s office; she was on the AIDS Project RI board of directors.
There will be musical performances, and other great visuals!