Tag: World AIDS Day

Peoria issues proclamation for World AIDS Day

PEORIA — The Peoria City Council this week issued a proclamation setting Dec. 1 as World AIDS Day in Peoria. Sid Ruckriegel, at-large councilmember, made the presentation to Jonathan Harwood, board member of Central Illinois Friends of PWA, and Deric Tucker Kimler, the executive director. “The proclamation schedule was set before I chaired the meeting,” Ruckriegel…

World AIDS Day across Illinois

CHICAGO — World AIDS Day, an annual event to commemorate the battle against HIV and AIDS, is every December 1. Many groups and cities across Illinois have events planned for the day. Chicagoland Chicago World AIDS Day Indoor Street Fest DIFFA/Chicago and Center on Halsted present the 2nd Annual Stand Up For Red World AIDS…

AIDS Awareness Stamps Presentation at Gerber/Hart

CHICAGO — The Gerber/Hart Library and Archives in Chicago will be holding a presentation on the AIDS Ribbon as a part of the 25th anniversary of its debut. From the Facebook event: December 2018 marks the 25th anniversary of the 1993 Red Ribbon for AIDS Awareness US postage stamp. The use of the untied red…