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HIV Legacy Walk and Funday Party Sunday @Soundbar

Presented by Soundbar, together We have the POWER to END HIV in Kentucky! Online registrations are now closed, sales open at 12:30 pm on Sunday, 4/28

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A fundraising event for AVOL Kentucky

Event Information

Sunday, April 28, 2019 from 2:00pm - 6:00pm

Soundbar Presents the 2019 AVOL HIV Legacy Walk and Funday Sunday Party!


Please join us on April 28th for this year's HIV Legacy Walk, downtown Lexington at the Stephens Courthouse Plaza.


2019 AVOL Legacy Sponsor: Advantage Air HVAC

HIV Legacy Walk sponsored by UK HealthCare, Pride Community Services Organization, Hicks and Funfsinn Kentucky Lawyers, Haunters Against Hate, Kentucky Bourbon Bears, Lexington Fairness, Gilead Sciences, Charles T. Mitchell Accountants, Alliance Medical and Home Care, Salomon & Company, Lexington Clinic Foundation, Jeff Johnson and Ken Michael, and Besten & Dieruf CPAs.


Together, we have the Power to END HIV in Kentucky! and together we will be taking giant steps toward our goal on April 28th. 


Never before since we began our work in 1987, have the tools available to us been so effective. We now know that people living with extremely low levels of HIV will not pass the virus along to others. This “viral suppression” involves many factors, most important of which is that persons living with HIV remain engaged in medical care and medication adherence. AVOL's housing, support and empowerment services have proven to reinforce support and adherence leading to viral suppression. PrEP, an effective once daily pill taken to prevent the transmission of HIV, is becoming more and more accessible. These efforts, along with traditional tried and true approaches like increasing access to testing, advocating condom use, education, reducing barriers, and raising awareness, together we can End HIV in Kentucky.


12 Noon - Registration opens


1:30 PM - Opening Ceremonies


Presenting

Empress Petty Guiliana Pussey and Regent Emporer Clayton Burchell

Imperial Court of Kentucky

Walk Grand Marshals


Aurora Cummings

Little Miss AVOL 2018


Kentucky Fried Sisters


2:00 PM - HIV Legacy Walk, 1.5 mile walk through downtown Lexington




3:00 PM - Sunday Funday After Party @Soundbar! 208 S. Limestone




  • Wear your 2019 Walk t-shirt, receive a complimentary signature cocktail

  • Food provided by J. Render's Southern Table, a Dining Out For Life partner restaurant
  • Outrageous Show! performed by Kentucky's finest dragistas!
  • Door prize drawing - 2 weekend passes to Railbird Music Festival at Keeneland, August 10 & 11 - with purchased ticket
  • Raffles including tickets to Pink at Rupp, fun, and a lot more.... 


AVOL needs you! Register, donate, form a Walk team, fundraise for AVOL on social media, buy a t-shirt, buy a Funday Sunday Party ticket for a great time @Soundbar after the Walk.


Click the purple button to register, purchase your t-shirt, and purchase Funday Sunday Party tickets; or click the blue button to make a donation.


Or go to avolky.org/Walk2019 to get to all the links again! 


12 PM Gather - 1:30 PM Reflect - 2 PM Walk - 3 PM Party! 






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About the Organization

Our mission is to collaborate with communities to END HIV in Kentucky. AVOL currently provides housing and supportive services to over 300 low-income men and women living with HIV/AIDS in over 70 counties in Central and Eastern Kentucky. AVOL operates Solomon House, a long-term permanent community residence for people with AIDS.

AVOL provides free HIV and other STI testing as well as HIV prevention education and outreach to those at-risk in our communities.

AVOL also serves as an important link connecting those newly diagnosed and those out of care to medical treatment and other healthcare and support resources.