The Black AIDS Institute Kicks Off Its National Platform to Build Black AIDS Awareness in Atlanta, GA

ATLANTA, Dec. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Martin Luther King Jr. weekend marks the kick-off of the Black AIDS Institute's National Trump AIDS Bid Whist Tournament with a Qualifying Tournament and Health Fair in Atlanta, GA.

The Black AIDS Institute and the 7 NO! Players of Atlanta, the original hosts of the Bid Blind, are joining forces to mobilize and build awareness of HIV/AIDS in the Black community. The Health Fair, in partnership with local Atlanta organization Sister Love, includes free on-site HIV testing and health information for all Tournament attendees, players and guests.

Participants are encouraged to get involved with ending the AIDS epidemic in the Black community while having fun and potentially winning guaranteed cash Tournament prizes.

When: January 16, 2010 at 10:30 a.m.

Location: The Clarion Hotel

5010 Old National Highway

College Park, GA 30349

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Event Fee(s): $65 per person at the door or $55 per person online pre-registration

The Tournament will culminate at the Trump AIDS nationals November 2010. Visit www.TrumpAIDS.org for a complete list of cities hosting events and to register.

About Trump AIDS

Trump AIDS provides a platform to mobilize Black communities and serves as a vehicle to raise funds and build awareness in the fight against HIV/AIDS.

About the Black AIDS Institute

Founded in May of 1999, the Black AIDS Institute is the only national HIV/AIDS think tank focused exclusively on Black people. The Institute's Mission is to stop the AIDS pandemic in Black communities by engaging and mobilizing Black institutions and individuals in efforts to confront HIV. The Institute interprets public and private sector HIV policies, conducts trainings, offers technical assistance, disseminates information and provides advocacy mobilization from a uniquely and unapologetically Black point of view.

SOURCE Black AIDS Institute



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http://www.blackaids.org
http://www.trumpaids.org

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