April 28, 2008
Emory Vaccine Center events highlight ‘Week of Hope’
The Emory Vaccine Center will host events in support of international HIV Vaccine Awareness Day, May 18, in cooperation with Action Cycling Atlanta, the NAMES Project Foundation/AIDS Memorial Quilt, SisterLove Inc., National AIDS Education and Services for Minorities, and Hopewell Baptist Church. This year the widely varied Atlanta activities will span the week.
Saturday, May 10
Hope Springs Eternal 5K. 9 a.m. Main Pavilion, Decatur Square. $25–$30.
Registration before May 7 for $25 at www.active.com or www.rungeorgia.com. Register the day of from 8 to 8:45 a.m. at the Main Pavilion for $30.
Educational Lunch on HIV Treatment. Ian McMillen, presenting. 11 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Holiday Inn, Decatur (130 Clairemont Avenue, Decatur, Ga.). Free. Lunch will be served.
“The Normal Heart” Theatrical Reading. Mitchell Anderson (“Party of Five”), Dan Butler (“Frasier”), Peter Paige (“Queer as Folk”), and Amanda Bearse (“Married with Children”), reading. Amanda Bearse, directing. 8 p.m. For more information, visit www.actioncycling.org or www.xorbia.com/tickets/heart.
“Hope in Our Soul” Symposium. 9 a.m. Hopewell Baptist Church (182 Hunter Street, Norcross, Ga.) Free. 877-424-4673 or 404-712-9000. Reservations requested by May 9.
FILM: “The AIDS Chronicles: Here to Represent.” 7 p.m. SisterLove, Inc. Mother House (1237 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd., Atlanta, Ga.). Free. 404-505-7777
Action Cycling 200 Bike Ride. The Depot to Rock Eagle 4-H Center and back. Riders depart at 7 a.m. May 17 from The Depot and stay overnight at Rock Eagle 4-H Center before returning to The Depot May 18 for a celebration barbeque. www.actioncycling.org.
For more information on the ”Week of Hope” events visit: http://whsc.emory.edu/news_weekofhope.cfm#RUNWALK