AIDS Quilt Display Opens on Thursday, October 22

SEE THE AIDS MEMORIAL QUILT WHILE YOU CAN!
Help us to remember our friends, family members, and loved ones by becoming a part of the 17,000,000 individuals who have already seen The AIDS Memorial Quilt.

WHAT IS THE AIDS MEMORIAL QUILT?
The internationally celebrated AIDS Memorial Quilt is a 54-ton, handmade tapestry comprising of 40,000 panels. The quilt includes the names of more than 91,000 people lost to AIDS. This display will consist of 1,600 panels including panels of such notables as Arthur Ashe, Perry Ellis, Ricky Wilson, Ryan White, Pedro Zamora and local tri-state residents who have died from HIV.

This will be the largest display of The AIDS Memorial Quilt in the northeast in the past eleven years. The quilt will be on display at the Suffern campus field house. The schedule of events will include an opening ceremony, interfaith ceremony, and closing ceremony.

LOCATION
Rockland Community College Fieldhouse
145 College Road
Suffern, NY 10901

For directions click here.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Thursday, October 22
3:00 PM Opening Ceremony.
7:30 PM Interfaith Ceremony.
Viewing until 9:00 PM.

Friday, October 23
Viewing from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM.

Saturday, October 24
Viewing from 9:00 AM until 3:00 PM Closing Ceremony.

FREE ADMISSION!

HOSTED BY:
TOUCH – Together Our Unity Can Heal
Call us at (845) 268 – 8023 or email us:info@TOUCH-NY.org
http://www.touch-ny.org

RCC – Rockland Community College
http://www.sunyrockland.edu/go/aids-quilt

Event Sponsors
Rockland County AmeriCorps
CANDLE of Rockland
Rockland County Department of Health
Hudson Valley Care Network
Rockland County AIDS Consortium

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