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AFAN Hosts 24th Annual AIDS Walk Las Vegas Sunday, May 4; Registration on Jan. 9

Penn & Teller, grand marshals and leaders of the Penn & Teller Challenge AIDS Walk Team, will host the 24th Annual AIDS Walk Las Vegas on January 9. 2014.
Penn & Teller
, grand marshals and leaders of the Penn & Teller Challenge AIDS Walk Team, will host the 24th Annual AIDS Walk Las Vegas on May 4. 2014 (Photo credit: Las Vegas Photo and Video)

Registration will begin Thursday, Jan. 9 for the 24th Annual AIDS Walk Las Vegas. People of all ages are encouraged to participate and registration is free. A minimum donation of $50 per person is encouraged and includes an official AIDS Walk t-shirt. For additional information and to register, visit afanlv.org.

On Thursday, Jan. 9 from 5-8 pm., AFAN will host a kickoff party to celebrate the launch of the AIDS Walk Las Vegas 2014 website at the House of Blues Foundation Room inside Mandalay Bay. Guests will enjoy free admission, special happy hour pricing and be entered to win a two-night stay at ARIA Resort & Casino.

When:

  • Sunday, May 4, 2014
  • 8 a.m. – sign-in for teams and individuals
  • 9 a.m. – opening ceremony
  • 10:30 a.m. – AIDS Walk
  • 12 p.m. – after walk picnic 

Where:

UNLV
Grassy courtyard north of Student Union
4505 S. Maryland Pkwy, Las Vegas, NV 89154

Aid for AIDS of Nevada (AFAN) was founded in 1984 and is the oldest and largest AIDS service organization in the state of Nevada. 2014 marked AFAN’s 30th anniversary of practicing its unyielding commitment to the community by providing unparalleled health expertise, support and advocacy for adults and children living with and affected by HIV/AIDS in southern Nevada. Over the years, AFAN has created various programs that offer consistent and comprehensive assistance including direct client service programs, food programs, prevention and education programs and community outreach. As part of AFAN’s mission, these client service programs assist in enhancing the physical health and psychosocial wellness of the individuals they serve, while promoting dignity and improving the quality of their lives. For more information, please visit afanlv.org. Keep up with AFAN events and news on Facebook and Twitter.