Knox County hosting week of AIDS events

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - World AIDS Day is Saturday, December 2, and Knox County is doing its part to help test, educate and raise awareness.

Below is a full listing of events for the week surrounding World AIDS Day.

Tuesday 11/27 - Free, confidential HIV testing, Pellissippi State Technical Community College, 3435 Division Street; 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Tuesday 11/27 - Free, confidential HIV testing, The Edge, 7211 Kingston Pike; 10 p.m. - 12:30 a.m.

Wednesday 11/28 - Free, confidential HIV testing, Pellissippi State Community College, 10915 Hardin Valley Road; 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Thursday 11/29 - Free, confidential HIV testing, Pellissippi State al Community College, 1610 East Magnolia Avenue Northeast; noon - 4 p.m.

Thursday 11/29 - Free, confidential HIV testing, XYZ Club, 1215 North Central Street; 10 p.m. - 12:30 a.m.

Friday 11/30 - Free, confidential HIV testing, 11 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., the Mary Greer room in Hodges Library, 1015 Volunteer Boulevard Southwest, on the University of Tennessee campus.

Friday, 11/30 - Some Hope for the Holidays concert by the Knoxville Gay Men's Chorus, 6:45 p.m. reception, 7:30 p.m. concert, Tennessee Valley Unitarian Universalist Church, 2931 Kingston Pike. A $10 donation is requested.

Saturday 12/1 - FaithWalk; 1 p.m. registration, 2 p.m. brief program at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church at 414 West Vine Avenue, then walk to First Baptist Church on Main Street. $25 donation

Saturday 12/1 - World AIDS Day Program, Holiday Inn World's Fair, 7 p.m. Dr. Buchanan is keynote speaker.

Sunday, 12/2 - 10 a.m., HIV/AIDS & Faith Dialogue, Tennessee Valley Unitarian Universalist Church, 2931 Kingston Pike

Wednesday, 12/3 - Free, confidential HIV testing, Carousel II, 1501 White Avenue, 10 p.m. to midnight.


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