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ALABAMA: AllTogether Fest to Raise Awareness of National HIV Testing Day is Friday in Bienville Square (06.24.2013)

The AllTogether Fest, a free gospel and jazz concert commemorating National HIV Testing Day, will be held on Friday, June 28, at 5:00 p.m. in Bienville Square, Mobile, Ala. Musical groups will perform, including Shiloh Missionary Baptist Hallelujah Choir, GAP, Henry Clay, Yvonne Mathews, Malinda Leigh Dance Studio, Arnold, United Voices, Cotton Jazz Sax* DJ, Clown Bk, Gentle Spirits, Wings Of Life Choir with Ms. Inez Spencer, Gabriel Ezell, Living Word, and Shaulanda Norwood, plus many more groups. The Walgreen at the Loop, 2050 Government Street, will offer free, confidential HIV testing on June 27–28 from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., and on June 29 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The Mobile County Health Department and other groups have partnered with a coalition of public and private sector groups known as Greater Than AIDS and with the Walgreens pharmacy chain to provide the free testing. For more information about the AllTogether Fest, call Event Coordinator Tyrome Tover at the Mobile County Health Department, (251) 690–8170.


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