WORLD AIDS DAY Candlight Vigil December 1, Lambertville/New Hope

FACT BUCKS COUNTY

Recognizes WORLD AIDS DAY 2012

 Candlelight Vigil and Walk

Saturday, December 1, 2012    6:30 pm

 Please join FACT for World AIDS Day

http://www.worldaidsday.org/  

World AIDS Day is held on 1 December each year and is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living with HIV and to commemorate people who have died.  World AIDS Day was the first ever global health day and the first one was held in 1988.  

More than 33.3 MILLION people are currently living with HIV.  Over 25 million have died from the virus, making it one of the most destructive pandemics in history.

SAVE THE DATE~Saturday, December 1st

FACT Bucks County hosts the Lambertville & New Hope World AIDS Day Candlelight Vigil and Walk

Beginning at 6:30 pm at The Lambertville Station riverside parking lot, this observation of World AIDS Day will be officiated by the Rev. Michael Ruk of St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, New Hope, with additional brief statements.  There will be a short walk over the bridge to New Hope and ending with a wine & cheese reception at Gallery Piquel at 39 North Main Street.  For those attending and wish to have a loved one recognized that has passed away from HIV/AIDS, please contact FACT at 215-862-3325 with a return phone number; FACT will recite the list of names at the beginning of the vigil. 

To read more about World AIDS Day, visit the New York Times article at http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/20/opinion/toward-an-aids-free-world.html .

 For those of you who make a $25 or more donation to FACT on World AIDS Day you will receive a $50 gift certificate from Gallery Piquel.

 FACT Bucks County:  www.FACTBucksCounty.org

Lambertville Station: www.lambertvillestation.com

Gallery Piquel:  www.gallerypiquel.com

St. Philip’s Episcopal Church:  www.stphilipsnewhope.org