News release from the Fort Wayne Aids Task Force:
WHO: AIDS Task Force of northeast Indiana’s 17th annual AIDS Walk
WHAT: VIVE LE ROUGE! (French for Long Live Red) an annual walk to benefit AIDS Task Force followed by post-party, performances and live entertainment.
WHEN: Saturday, May 4th
Walk step off: 6 pm
Opening entertainment will start at 6:30
WHERE: Headwaters Park, downtown Fort Wayne
WHY: You can make a difference.
This is AIDS Task Force’s largest fundraiser of the year. Money raised will help fund the organization’s mission to care for those infected with HIV/AIDS and continue education and prevention efforts throughout Northeast Indiana. It captures the essence of our current campaign: Long live the memory of those we’ve lost. Long live those who survive. Long live our commitment to a future without AIDS.
In addition to live entertainment, quilt panels from the national “Names Project AIDS Memorial Quilt” will be on display, along with a health and education fair, cash bar and food available, giveaways, raffles and more.
Registered walkers may attend the after-walk party at no charge. The general public is encouraged to attend for a $5 entry fee. All money raised will benefit the AIDS Task Force. Donations stay locally within the community and benefit the programs and services of the agency.
AIDS Task Force is a United Way funded organization