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May 29 Film Screening

Please join us for a screening of "Small Town Gay Bar" on Tuesday, May 29 at 7 p.m. in the community room at RHAC, 186 King Street, London.

"Small Town Gay Bar" is a 2006 documentary by famed film producer Kevin Smith (Chasing Amy, Clerks). The film explores gay bars and establishments throughout the bible belt, and shows how many bar owners are responsible for more than just a good time.

A discussion will follow the screening.

Mon, 05/07/2012

Sunfest and Pride 2012

Sunfest 2012

Sunfest is an annual multicultural music festival held in Victoria Park in downtown London. The festival draws tens of thousands of people every year from all over southwestern Ontario.

Each year, Regional HIV/AIDS Connection (RHAC) has a booth in the park where we provide free educational resources about HIV/AIDS, STIs  and hepatitis C. There will be educational games tailored toward youth and inspiring stories and art work from people living with HIV/AIDS (PHAs).We also provide free condoms and lubricant.

Mon, 04/30/2012

Ambassador Training

Ambassador is a dynamic volunteer training program for people who enjoy working with other in communication-intensive settings.

Ambassador training is ideal for, but certainly not limited to, people who have already completed Basics and Beyond the Basics trainings.

Ambassador aims to support you as you develop skills geared toward translating your knowledge of HIV/AIDS into practice by offering information, tips and guidance that will help you as you engage in various types of community outreach activities.

Beyond the Basics

Beyond the Basics is a great program for volunteers who have completed Basics training and who want to learn about HIV/AIDS and related issues in more depth. 

Beyond the Basics is a foundation for Ambassador training and a good training opportunity for anyone who would like to volunteer in community settings. 

Beyond the Basics will equip you with information to help you answer questions during outreach, raise community awareness about HIV/AIDS and related issues, and contribute to the elimination of stigma and discrimination.

JGH Dinner and Silent Auction - A Heartfelt Evening

Proceeds to provide enhanced services for residents at the London Regional AIDS Hospice, as community-based supportive housing facility that provides essential health care to those with HIV/AIDS and/or hepatitis C.

Dinner and Silent Auction

Tuesday, May 29 from 6-8 p.m. (free street parking after 6 p.m.)

$20/ticket includes dinner, soft drinks and dessert

Live entertainment by Amira McCavitt and Alex Naus

Contact: Bruce Rankin or Mike Joudrey at 519-433-3951

Tachycardia 2012

Tachycardia 2012

Presented by the Medical Students of the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry. Proceeds are donated to Regional HIV/AIDS Connection to support free programs and services for people living with, affected by and at-risk for HIV/AIDS.

April 12-14 starting at 7 p.m.

Purchase your tickets online at the Grand Theatre.

Women's Support Group

The women’s group at RHAC is a monthly social group designed specifically for women living with HIV. The group addresses some of the issues that come with social isolation by providing a safe, non-judgemental and friendly environment to women where they can share their stories, successes and struggles as women living with the virus. The group is coordinated and facilitated by Miriam Rivera and Keri Wheatley - both staff members of Regional HIV/ AIDS Connection.

Celebrating Women on International Women's Day

For 30 years HIV/AIDS has been a local concern as well as an international epidemic. Since the early years, many women in our community have dedicated their professional lives to working with people living with, affected by and at risk for HIV. On International Women's Day, we are taking a moment to honour six women who have made significant contributions locally to the HIV movement.

Wed, 03/07/2012