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presents its signature fundraising event
Richey Chait and Clare Meehan invite you to join us for the Pittsburgh
AIDS Task Force 29th Annual Benefit. This year's event features an
enhanced VIP experience with Emmy-nominated Chef Bob Sendall of All in
Good Taste Productions with Chef Chris Cunningham at 6:00PM followed
by Elite Show Band at 7:30PM and the presentation of PATF's signature
Kerry Stoner Award to Stuart Fisk with Allegheny Health Network's
Positive Health Clinic.
What: Pittsburgh AIDS Task
29th Annual Benefit
Where: J. Verno Studios
3030 Jane Street
When: Thursday, March 26th, 2015
General Admission begins at 7:30 PM
Proceeds benefit Pittsburgh AIDS Task Force, the
region's oldest and largest AIDS service organization.
gets an upgrade!
Pittsburgh AIDS Task Force's website has been optimized for mobile.
The upgraded website will detect what kind of device is accessing the
page and appropriately adjust the viewing and interacting experience for
Well over half of visits to patf.org are done with smart phones and
tablets, making this a much needed improvement. This improvement will
make it easier for the community to access vital information about HIV
prevention, testing, and services from any device!
Reading this from your phone or tablet? Take a look for yourself at www.patf.org.
in the News:
of potential HIV 'cure' wins FDA nod
Researchers received the go-ahead from federal regulators
to test a gene-editing technique in humans that could jam a doorknob
used by the AIDS virus and produce a "functional cure" for
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30th birthday to the first HIV blood test, and the countless lives it
years ago, on March 2, 1985, the Food and Drug Administration
approved a new HIV test. It was the result of nine months of
round-the-clock labor by dozens of scientists. Immediately adopted by
the American Red Cross and other institutions, the blood
test marked the beginning of a new era in HIV medicine.