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Support AFAN with Dinner and Shopping for a Cause on World AIDS Day Dec. 1

AID for AIDS of Nevada (AFAN) encourages community members to take part in a fun and easy way to join the fight against HIV/AIDS by taking advantage of special shopping discounts and dining at select restaurants for World AIDS Day on Dec. 1, 2009.

In an effort to raise funds and awareness, supporters may make a purchase from any of the dining or retail sponsors and a portion of the proceeds will support AFAN’s vitally important programs including Prevention Education, Emergency Financial Assistance, Nutritional Counseling, Housing and Transportation. All of the programs are structured to provide support and advocacy for the individuals and families they serve, while working to eliminate the fear, prejudice and stigma associated with the disease. Participating Town Square restaurant locations include Claim Jumper, California Pizza Kitchen, Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza and Blue Martini. Additional supporters include Khoury’s Mediterranean, Satay, The Cookie Zoo, The Tiger Lilly Flower Shop and Valley Press of Las Vegas. Visit to receive more information about the special offers or to print a coupon.

AID for AIDS of Nevada (AFAN) was founded in 1984 and is the oldest and largest AIDS service organization in the state of Nevada. 2009 marks AFAN’s 25th 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