Las Vegas community joins together to raise awareness on World Aids Day

If you weren't aware, Dec. 1 is World Aids Day and several organizations around the Las Vegas valley are bringing awareness to the fight against HIV/AIDS and honoring those affected by the disease for World AIDS Day.

Here's a list of a few World AIDS Day activities happening in the Las Vegas area:

Community Counseling Center and Golden Rainbow open house
2 p.m. – 5 p.m.
714 E. Sahara Ave., Las Vegas
(702) 369-8700
First Friday - Free HIV and syphilis testing
5 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Downtown Las Vegas
Mobile Testing Unit

Free Rapid HIV Testing
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Southern Nevada Health District Sexual Health Clinic
280 S. Decatur. Blvd., Las Vegas
(702) 759-0702

Keeping the Promise: AHF 30 years - Free documentary screening
7 p.m. – 10 p.m.
The Mob Museum
3000 Stewart Ave., Las Vegas
(702) 862-8075

NAMES project AIDS memorial quilt
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
The Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Southern Nevada
401 S. Maryland Pkwy., Las Vegas
(702) 733-9800
Also on Dec. 1, many Las Vegas landmarks will turn their marquees red at 8 p.m. to show support for people living with HIV/AIDS in the community.

Here's a list of supporting properties:

  • Bally's Las Vegas Hotel & Casino
  • Caesars Palace
  • Downtown Summerlin
  • Fashion Show
  • Flamingo Las Vegas
  • Fremont Street Experience
  • Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
  • Harrah's Las Vegas
  • Keep Memory Alive Event Center
  • Las Vegas City Hall
  • MEET Las Vegas
  • Miracle Mile Shops
  • M Resort & Casino
  • Paris Las Vegas Hotel & Casino
  • Planet Hollywood Las Vegas
  • Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino
  • Silver Sevens Hotel & Casino
  • SLS Las Vegas
  • Stratosphere Casino, Hotel, & Tower
  • The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
  • The Cromwell
  • The Forum Shops at Caesars
  • The LINQ Hotel & Casino
  • The LINQ Promenade and High Roller Observation Wheel
  • The Palazzo
  • The Plaza Hotel & Casino
  • The Venetian
  • Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino
  • Wynn Las Vegas
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