AIDS walk/vigil next Sunday

Staff report


The Youngstown World AIDS Day Committee will host a walk and candlelight vigil in downtown Youngstown to promote awareness of HIV/AIDS in observation of World AIDS Day next Sunday from 5 to 7:30 p.m.

The walk and candlelight vigil will begin at the steps of the Mahoning County Courthouse and will end at B&O Station. A free social will follow at B&O Station where light refreshments will be served.

The Youngstown World AIDS Day Committee is composed of local nonprofit groups that hope to bring more local attention to HIV/AIDS.

The Youngstown World AIDS Day Committee is looking for volunteers to assist on the day of the event. Those who want to volunteer can contact Youngstown World AIDS Day co-chairs Anita Davis at 330-518-4718 and Shavar Johnson at 330-423-8250.

Those interested in participating in the walk and candlelight vigil can RSVP by liking Youngstown World AIDS Day on Facebook and joining the event posted on the page.

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