Aid for AIDS of Nevada (AFAN) hosts the 19th Annual AIDS Walk Las Vegas.

Apr. 19, 2009
Team and individual sign-in begins at 8:00 a.m.
Media check-in at 8:30 a.m.
Opening ceremonies begin at 9:00 a.m.
The Walk begins at 10:30 a.m.

World Market Center
495 S. Grand Central Pkwy.
Las Vegas, NV 89106
Downtown Las Vegas (Bonneville & Grand Central Parkway)

The AIDS Walk features a special performance by the talented singer/songwriter Jake Walden at 9:30 a.m.  Serving as AFAN’s largest fundraiser, this year’s AIDS Walk is drawing support from Las Vegas’ own resident entertainers, including: Penn & Teller, Grand Marshals and hosts of the Penn & Teller Challenge team, matching every dollar the team raises for the event; celebrity co-hosts Chris Saldana of KLAS Ch. 8 Eye Witness News and Duncan Payton of 105.7 FM The Oasis, Area 107.9 FM and founder/CEO of StudioOUT.com; The Fantasy Girls of Luxor who will be leading their own team; and teams led by the cast of Phantom – The Las Vegas Spectacular, JERSEY BOYS, Lion King, Jubilee and Le Reve.

AFAN representatives include Executive Director Jennifer Morss, Events Director Hadley Thom and members of the Board of Directors.                      
Pre-sign-in will be held on Apr. 16-17, from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. at the AFAN office on 701 Shadow Ln. To register for the AIDS Walk, please visit www.afanlv.org.

AID for AIDS of Nevada (AFAN) was founded in 1984 and is the oldest and largest AIDS service organization in the state of Nevada.  2009 marks AFAN’s 25th anniversary of practicing its unyielding commitment to the community by providing unparalleled health expertise, support and advocacy for adults and children living with and affected by HIV/AIDS in southern Nevada.  Over the years, AFAN has created various programs that offer consistent and comprehensive assistance including direct client service programs, food programs, prevention and education programs and community outreach.  As part of AFAN’s mission, these client service programs assist in enhancing the physical health and psychosocial wellness of the individuals they serve, while promoting dignity and improving the quality of their lives. For more information, please visit www.afanlv.org.

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