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is Black History Month and February 7 is National Black HIV/AIDS
Task Force (PATF) will host a press conference with Rep. Jake Wheatley
at the PATF offices in East Liberty in observance of National Black
HIV/AIDS Awareness Day at 10:45 a.m. on Friday, Feb 7. Rep.
Wheatley will announce the passage of a House Resolution recognizing
February 7 as "National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day" in
Pennsylvania and, along with PATF Executive Director Charles Christen,
discuss the continuing health disparities facing the Black community
and what we are doing to address those disparities. The public is
invited to attend.
PATF will be
canvassing the Pittsburgh community the week of February 7, 2014
in observance of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.
With the help of various University of Pittsburgh student groups
and community volunteers, PATF will be engaging community members with
information, supplying condoms and safer sex materials, as well as
free HIV testing.
PATF will offer
free HIV testing in area public housing communities the week of
Feb 10. The testing events will feature food and giveaways for those
participating in testing activities.
information or to join in canvasing activities, call Vianca at
412-345-0581 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information
on the press conference, call Jason Herring at
412-345-0596 or email email@example.com.
us for the Pittsburgh AIDS Task Force 28th Annual Benefit!
Chairs David Bush and Tim McVay invite you to join them
at the Pittsburgh AIDS Task Force 28th Annual Benefit on Thursday,
March 27 at the Twentieth Century Club.
The featured entertainer this year is Johnny Rodgers, who will dazzle
guests with a cabaret-style performance of classics and new favorites.
Don't miss this night of excitement as the historic Twentieth Century
Club is transported back to the jazz age.
VIP guests will enjoy an intimate pre-performance reception with
a light supper, hors d'oeuvres, cocktails, a special
performance, a meet and greet with Johnny Rodgers, and special VIP
seating during the main performance.
General admission guests will enjoy hors d'oeuvres, cocktails,
deserts, a performance by Johnny Rodgers, and a night of mingling with
old and new friends of PATF.
This year, we are honored to present PATF's signature award, the Kerry
Stoner Award, to Giant Eagle, Inc. Giant Eagle has been a longtime
supporter of PATF's Annual Benefit and food pantry program,
providing nutritious food and toiletries for our clients and their
For more information or to purchase tickets call Emma
McAfee at 412-345-0593 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Tickets also
available for purchase online at the link below.
Purchase tickets now!
Rodgers and the Johnny Rodgers Band will perform at the Pittsburgh
AIDS Task Force 28th Annual Benefit
Rodgers and his band will perform at the Pittsburgh AIDS Task Force
28th Annual Benefit. CLICK ABOVE for an invitation from Johnny!
Johnny Rodgers is
an internationally-celebrated singer-songwriter, pianist, Broadway
star, and recording artist who is described by Stephen Holden, from
THE NEW YORK TIMES, as an entertainer "that can't be found
anywhere else" with "fused elements of Billy Joel, Peter
Allen and Johnny Mercer."
Johnny dazzles audiences with his enthusiastic mélange of Americana
using his original songs like "Home To Mendocino", "One
More Moment", and the tribute ballad "The Best Of You In
Me" and favorites made popular by the likes of Ray Charles, Sam
Cooke, Bill Withers, and Elvis.
Johnny won the
Billboard and The Great American Song contests and the ASCAP
Foundation Award for his songwriting. He has earned the famed
Nightlife, Bistro, and MAC awards for outstanding performances at
Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Oak Room of the Algonquin Hotel, The
Colony Hotel Palm Beach, Feinstein's at Loews Regency, Birdland and
other premiere New York City clubs. He has also performed at the Los
Angeles Ford Amphitheatre, Arturo Sandoval's and other jazz clubs and
festivals around the world. Johnny was honored to guest perform for
Billy Joel and Judy Collins at Lincoln Center's ASCAP Awards.
recognized Johnny's talent taking him on her world tour and then as
featured singer, dancer, pianist, and songwriter in the Tony
Award-winning Liza's At The Palace, which now appears on PBS
television. Johnny co-wrote the featured song "I Would Never
Leave You" and is included on the show's DVD release as well as
the Grammy-nominated CD.
albums include his debut CD, Box of Photographs with five
award-winning songs, Bound Together and Let's Make A Date which
includes Johnny's original title track duet with Liza Minnelli. The
parental tribute song "The Best Of You In Me" is available
in a choral arrangement from Hal Leonard Publishing. In addition to
Liza Minnelli, Johnny Rodgers has performed and/or recorded with Michael
Feinstein, Randy Brecker, Tom Harrell, Stephen Schwartz, Susan Werner,
Dave Koz, Clint Holmes, and Ann Hampton Callaway, among others and is
featured on the recordings; The Maury Yeston Songbook, Hallways: The
Songs of Carol Hall, and Jule Styne In Hollywood.
Johnny is also
the Music Supervisor and song co-writer of Motherhood The Musical
which debuted off-Broadway in 2010 and continues touring with growing
accolades. Johnny received a Carbonell Award nomination for Best
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in the News:
HIV/AIDS Discovery Shows How Wrong
Assumptions Can Be
Today, the fields
of science and medicine continue to evolve with new evidence
disproving commonly accepted theories. Scientists recently upended one
such assumption on the cause of disease progression in patients with
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Public Health analysis challenges assumptions about bisexual men and
The number of HIV
positive men who have sex with both men and women is likely no higher
than the number of HIV positive heterosexual men, according to a
U.S.-based analysis by University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of
Public Health researchers. The finding challenges a popular assumption
that bisexual men are responsible for significant HIV transmission to
their female partners.
which will be presented at the American Public Health Association's
141st Annual Meeting & Exposition in Boston, builds a case for
federal investment in research on HIV prevalence among bisexually