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2014-08-07 20:24:04

NEW YORK, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The AIDS Memorial Quilt returns to New York City for a two-day public display, featuring 260 12-foot-by-12-foot sections of this internationally celebrated, handmade tapestry. Presented as a gift to the city by Kiehl's Since 1851, the Governor's Island display will begin with a special opening ceremony/press opportunity at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 11. This opening dedication is a part of the fifth annual Kiehl's LifeRide for amfAR, a charity...

2010-11-30 06:45:00

FLUSHING, N.Y., Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Thirty-six sections of the internationally celebrated AIDS Memorial Quilt - the 54-ton, handmade tapestry that stands as a memorial to more than 92,000 individuals lost to AIDS - will be on view on Dec 1st, 2010 at the Queens College Student Union in Flushing, New York. This free Quilt display is being presented as part of World AIDS Day - December 1, 2010 - and will be hosted by Queens College Student Association. Visitors may attend the...

2010-09-28 11:53:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Parkinson's Disease Foundation (PDF) is pleased to announce the first public display of the Parkinson's Quilt in Glasgow, Scotland, from Tuesday, September 28 through Friday, October 1. The quilt, created by more than 600 people living with and affected by Parkinson's disease (PD), makes its debut at the 2nd World Parkinson Congress (WPC). The Parkinson's Quilt is the first initiative of its kind to focus the world's attention on the...

2008-12-04 15:18:00

Electronic AIDS Quilt Unites Leaders of Virginia, Maryland and D.C. AIDS Offices WASHINGTON, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nationally, Washington, D.C. ranks first in AIDS cases. Of people living with AIDS in D.C., 82 percent are African American. In an effort to increase awareness of this crisis in D.C. and the South, today's Living Quilt roundtable at the George Washington University brought together the leaders of the Virginia, Maryland and District of Columbia AIDS offices to...

2008-09-30 21:00:33

As the month of October begins, the community can enjoy several events including a Convocation Lecture Series event on instances in which mind, spirit, body and senses coverage to reveal incredible strength and beauty and a program affiliated with Angels in America, with speaker Cleve Jones, a man best known as the person who conceived of the NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt. Today Convocation Lecture Series: David Romanelli. Romanelli is the resident Yahoo mind-body expert who places...


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