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AIDS Awareness Week/Red Scarf Project (November 29, 2013)

AAW & Red Scarf Project photos by various

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The sign says it all. This was up in our staffroom window overlooking downtown Main Street.

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Red Scarf Project chair Charlene Lalonde and Outreach Worker Marc Jodoin model some of the 170+ scarves that came in.

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These tags were afixed to each scarf, providing background, awareness and agency exposure.

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Mayor Al McDonald, flanked by Kathleen Jodouin (L) and Keri – McGuire Trehan, reads the AAW proclamation.

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ipissing MPP, Vic Fedeli expresses his support for the AAW and ACNBA.

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HIV Educator, Dennis Chippa reads several poignant passages to mark AAW.

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ACNBA Executive Director, Stacey Mayhall welcomes everyone to the AAW proclamation and Red Scarf Project.

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Red Scarf Project chair, Charlene Lalonde outlines the agenda for tying scarves around the downtown area.

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Media are on hand to report on the AAW events.

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ACNBA staff, volunteers and clients take in the proceedings.

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Mayor Al McDonald poses with RSP chair Charlene Lalonde proudly wearing the scarf presented to him.

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RSP Charlene Lalonde (centre) is flanked by her mother Jennette and family (L).

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ACNBA board members Lori Brooks (blue) and Todd Horton (cap) on hand to assist RSP.

 

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ACNBA Outreach Worker Marc Jodoin and Nipissing MP Jay Aspin’s representative Patricia Courchaine.

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Three red scarves are tied up along the downtown sidewalks of North Bay.

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A red scarf stands out on a downtown tree beautifully frosted over by an overnight dip in the temperature.

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North Bay Golden Angels representative displays a scarf of which 80 were knitted by the Angels.

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ACNBA Educator Dennis Chippa joins Union of Ontario Indians AIDS Educator Jody Cotter.

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Nipissing MPP Vic Fedeli takes a shot for uploading to his Twitter account.

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North Bay’s official AAW Proclamation alongside congratulatory certificate from Nipissing MP Jay Aspin’s office.