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FLORIDA: Gospel of Health: Block Party Promotes HIV and AIDS Awareness


Herald-Tribune (Sarasota, FL) (05.18.2013)

The HIV/AIDS Network of Southwest Florida intervention committee recently sponsored a Gospel Explosion Block Party at the Sarasota Housing Authority Gore Court Apartments. Area churches, support organizations, and health services groups attended to promote HIV/AIDS awareness. Participants could receive free testing for blood pressure, glucose, AIDS, and STDs, and motivational speakers and local musicians provided information and entertainment. Organizations present included Men Educating Men, Multicultural Health Institute, Genesis Health Services, Community AIDS Network, Faces of HIV/AIDS, and Sarasota County’s health department.


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