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Friday, November 22, 2019

5th Annual Red Scarf Project Raising HIV/AIDS Awareness Throughout Our Region

Regional | by Matt Sitler  

Donated red scarves, knitted by volunteers and friends of the centre will be tied in downtown areas throughout Simcoe and Muskoka....

The annual Red Scarf Project is happening once again throughout Simcoe and Muskoka.

This year is the project's 5th annual via the Gilbert Centre for Social and Support Services in Barrie. 

It's marking National HIV/AIDS Awareness Week too, which runs November 24 to Dec 1st.

Donated red scarves, knitted by volunteers and friends of the centre will be tied in downtown areas throughout Simcoe and Muskoka. 

Anyone wishing to take one is encouraged to and to share the attached information to help raise awareness of HIV/AIDS in the region.  

To find out where Red Scarf events are happening in Barrie, Midland, Orillia, Gravenhurst and Bracebridge this weekend and next week, see below:

Barrie:

Sunday November 24, Grace United Church, 9:00am
Monday November 25, City Hall, 12:00pm Flag Raising and Proclamation
Friday November 29, second annual Red Scarf Gala at the Barrie Country Club, 6:00pm
Sunday December 1, Gilbert Centre, World AIDS Day Brunch, 11:00am

 Midland:

Monday November 25, Midland Public Library, 10:00am

Orillia:

Tuesday November 26, parking lot at Saint Paul’s Church, 8:00am (Rain date, November 27th) 

Gravenhurst:

Thursday November 28, Gravenhurst Women’s Centre, 11:00am

Bracebridge:

Friday November 29, Rene Caisse statue, 11:00am

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