Get ready South Florida to mark your calendars,
tighten your shoe laces
and join our Grand Marshal "Sam
Champion" of ABC's Good Morning America and
Master of Ceremonies "Scott Padgett" from Local 10 Morning News as we
continue to announce the following line-up of events leading up
to the 24th Annual AIDS Walk
Miami, stepping off from the Miami Beach Convention Center at 9:00am
on Sunday morning, April 22nd.
- Friday, April 20th
Kommona Paddle Race Pre-Sign
at Adventure Sports from 7-9pm
Join Cynthia Aguilar and the 4th Annual Kommona Paddle Race enthusiasts
as they convene on Adventure Sports
for the official Kommona Paddle
Race Pre-Registration Party at Adventure Sports, 2750 SW
26th Avenue, Miami, Fl 32122.
Sign up online or at Adventure Sports today for only $30. Registration
fee does increase on the day of the event to $35. For additional
information and to sign up
online, click here
visit the Kommona Paddle Race event site.
4TH ANNUAL KOMMONA PADDLE RACE AT PURDY DOCKS
Join over 100 participants at the 4th Annual Kommona Paddle Race
launching from the Purdy Docks on Miami Beach. This event is presented
by the Boucher Brothers and KeepPaddlin.org.
Registration begins at
6:30 AM and the first race begins at 8:30 AM. The Kommona Paddle is a
3-5-9 mile race following a course around
the Venetian Islands and the Julia Tuttle Causeway.
Registration is $30
in advance and $35 on the day of. Watercraft are available for rental.
For additional information, click
to visit the Kommona Paddle Race event site.
CHURCHES IN THE GROVE MINI-WALK
- Join the Churches in the Grove Mini-Walk as it begins at 9:00am at
Plymouth Congregational Church located at 3400 Devon Road, Coconut
Grove, Fl 33133. Can't make it to the Mini-Walk but would like to
donate to their team, click
to visit their fund raising page at AIDS Walk Miami.
KILL AIDS / AIDS WALK MIAMI PRE-WALK RECEPTION
Meet and greet the 24th Annual AIDS Walk Miami
Grand Marshal "Sam Champion" at the KILL AIDS Campaign Launch and AIDS
Walk Miami Cocktail Reception on
A spectacular evening under the Miami moon presented with the support
This event is open to the public. For additional
information, click here
the Kill AIDS website.
AIDS WALK MIAMI AT MIAMI BEACH CONVENTION CENTER
Join thousands for the 24th Annual AIDS Walk
Miami 5k walk-a-thon fundraiser at the
Miami Beach Convention Center (Hall C) 1901 Convention Center Drive,
Miami Beach, Fl 33139.
here for a route map including
water stops. Click
here for a map of the Botanical
Gardens Post-Walk event site.
Indoor and Outdoor registration opens at 8am and the Walk
promptly at 9am - Rain or Shine! Then join us after for the
post-walk celebration sponsored by MTV and featuring MTV DJ Mauricio
Parra and a live
1 hour performance by LOS IMPOSTORS.
Visit with our sponsors and vendors as
you stroll the all new Botanical Gardens. Complimentary refreshments
provided courtesy of our sponsors, Care Resource and Food For
FINAL TOP TEAMS & TOP INDIVIDUALS
RESULTS AS OF FRIDAY -
APRIL 20, 2012
fighting HIV/AIDS in our community is greatly appreciated. Keep up the
top three teams are invited to lead off the walk from the Miami Beach
Convention Center. Remember that this is a great photo opportunity
and company teams can use this as a way to advertise their business'
participation in AIDS Walk Miami.
Great job everyone and top teams, don't forget your matching
shirts!! We will see you all at the Walk on Sunday morning.
INTRODUCING THE 2012 WATER STOP
YOU HYDRATED ONE STEP AT A TIME!
Care Resource and AIDS Walk Miami are proud to announce the support of
the following businesses as the Official Water & Hydration Sponsors
for the 24th Annual AIDS Walk Miami. As these businesses reach out to
support the thousands of participants of the walk, we encourage you to
do the same. Please visit their web sites by clicking on their logos
and discover what they have to offer you. Click
here to download, view or print
the route map.
#1- Drexel Avenue and
- Care Resource and
AIDS Walk Miami wish to welcome POWERADE as the first hydration station
along the route of the 24th Annual AIDS Walk Miami on Sunday, April
22nd. Like a top-notch personal trainer, POWERADE will help you max out
your time, quench your thirst and replenish minerals and carbohydrates
that are lost during sports or other intense activities.
STOP #2 - 12th Street and
Dade Gay & Lesbian Chamber of
- The MDGLCC mission is to promote a unified and
thriving, gay and gay-friendly, business and professional community
throughout Miami-Dade County. Their goals are to promote networking
within the existing gay and gay-friendly business and professional
community, promote business opportunities for Chamber members, promote
Miami as a year-round, gay-friendly destination, provide resources for
their members, and provide
outreach from their community to other organizations.
STOP #3 - 6th Street and
The Park Central Hotel
as "The Blue Jewel" along Miami Beach's famed Ocean Drive, The Park
Central Hotel is an oceanfront, pastel-hued Art Deco classic where
old-school charm and elegance meets modern, contemporary indulgence.
Built in 1937 and fully restored in 1987, the renowned Park Central
Hotel is more than just a hotel - it's a Miami landmark whose rich
history whisks you back to a time where glamor trumps glitz, service
reigns supreme and the "Golden Era" energy that made Miami the famed
city it is today, is very much alive and buzzing.
STOP #4 - 12th Street and
- Now in its 24th
year, the Palace is the first and only gay restaurant/bar on Ocean
Drive. Located at 1200 Ocean Drive in the heart of the Art Deco
District, the Palace has entertained countless men and women for
decades. The Palace recently commissioned the creation of a Rainbow
Pride flag, which was presented to the City of Miami Beach GLBT
Business Enhancement Committee. The 50-pound flag, measuring 20 feet by
80 feet, will be made available for use by other organizations,
including Miami Beach Gay Pride, of which Palace is a major sponsor.
STOP #5 - Lincoln Road
east of Collins Avenue
- Catering to the most discerning
guests, dignitaries and celebrities visiting South Florida, the
Ritz-Carlton South Beach is located within walking distance to Ocean
Drive, Lincoln Road and South Beach's nightlife. The hotel features 375
guest rooms, two pool side lanai wings in the style of early Miami
Beach and a selection of three dining options available for a culinary
experience like no other.
STOP #6 - Meridian Avenue
and Lincoln Lane North
Clear Health Alliance
Health Alliance is a health plan for people on Medicaid who are living
with HIV/AIDS. Members of the plan can see highly trained HIV/AIDS
doctors. Clear Health Alliance also helps members get community
services to help them stay well. Family members in the Medicaid program
may also be able to join the plan, even if they do not have HIV/AIDS.
To learn more about Clear Health Alliance, speak to your health care
provider or click here
to visit their website.
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