The San Pedro AIDS Commission is gearing up for World AIDS Day and has planned a weekend full of activities leading to World AIDS Day. In speaking with Felix Ayuso, Chairman of the San Pedro AIDS Commission, he was very happy to mention that the commission is growing and currently has 41 active members.
“I am very pleased to say that the group is growing, we have fresh new people with very great ideas and the willingness to work,” commented Mr. Ayuso. “We are gearing up for the World AIDS Day fundraiser events to raise money so that we can continue giving a helping hand to patients with medications and so forth.” The AIDS Commission is also working on having a massive educational campaign this coming year.
Below is the schedule of events that the SP AIDS Commission has come up with; be sure to clear up your calendars and support the group.
Saturday, November 10, 2012 –
*Belizean Turkey Lunch – Delicious Rice & Beans served with Potato Salad and Turkey, all for $10Bze. (For orders and delivers call 663-9922.)
Friday, November 30, 2012-
*Visit to SPHS – yearly visit the San Pedro High School students. Students will be provided with the red ribbon and given a brief lecture on the history of the red ribbon as well as factual and important information on HIV/AIDS. 7:00 a.m. at SPHS.
Saturday, December 1, 2012 –
*World AIDS Day – Members of the SP AIDS Commission will be visiting businesses around the island and handing red ribbons to the staff.
*Solidarity Walk – Annual solidarity walk around town to create awareness of HIV/AIDS – Meeting place at Central Park 6:00p.m. All are invited to attend.
Sunday December 2, 2012 –
*World AIDS Day Fair – Free Rapid and confidential HIV testing. Counselors will be at hand to provide counseling prior and after testing. Information booth, food & pastry sale, live music fun for the entire family all taking place at the Central Park.