Posts tagged "hiv/aids"

Chicago Red Dress Party

Chicago Red Dress Party
April 16, 2011 promises to be one day that Chicago won’t soon forget! The Chicago Red Dress Party aims to raise much needed monies here in Illinois for HIV/AIDS. Marcus Riley (NBC) and Candace Jordan (Candid Candace) host this dynamic event of the year featuring a handful of entertainment; including international recording artist Kristine W and... Read more »

Elizabeth Taylor dies at age 79

Elizabeth Taylor dies at age 79
Taylor and Rock Hudson ABC News and CNN have confirmed that Elizabeth Taylor died this morning of congestive heart failure. She was 79.   Taylor entered Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles two months ago for treatment of symptoms of congestive heart failure.   A true representative of the LGBT community; when doing so was... Read more »

Dining Out for Life!

This next Thursday, April 29th, over 3,500 restaurants in 55 cities across the U.S. will host “Dining Out for Life,” raising funds for local HIV/AIDS charities. Participating restaurateurs will donate a portion of their proceeds from the day of dining to the licensed agency in each city. reports, that participating local restaurants will contribute... Read more »

Color of AIDS Party, Friday

A week-long series hoping to highlight the disproportionate number of African-Americans and Latinos affected by the disease culminates with a fundraiser benefiting the AIDS Foundation of Chicago and its affiliate organizations. Tickets are $25.00 and all proceeds will be donated to local organizations that focus on HIV/AIDS awareness, education, counseling and services. For more information,... Read more »

Vital Needs

(Photo by: Braxton Black) Last week Vital Bridges’ Junior Networking Committee hosted their charity event “Vital Nights” at the Tasting Room. (1415 W. Randolph) Guests enjoyed making a difference over tasty libations and eats while looking over exciting raffle prizes and a veritable who’s who of Chicago’s up and coming. $25 got folks in to... Read more »
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