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Offline MOONLIGHT1114

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www.aidswalkwashington.org
« on: September 06, 2007, 04:07:08 PM »
I just saw a commercial on TV for this event, being held on October 6th in DC.  I have never walked to support HIV/AIDS, but I am considering it.  You would have to be down at Freedom Plaza in DC around 9am, no later, and the registration fee is $25 ($15 for students).  I am about an hour and a half away, in Frederick, would have to Metro in from Shady Grove. 

Is anyone in the DC area planning on attending this?  I have no one to go with, but would really consider it if I could get a few people on board.  I am diabetic and walking a 5K may put me into shock, but I can try!   ;D  Let me know your thoughts.

http://aidswalkwashington.org/faf/home/default.asp?ievent=229120

~Cindy in Frederick, MD
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Offline MOONLIGHT1114

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Re: www.aidswalkwashington.org
« Reply #1 on: September 07, 2007, 05:24:54 PM »
Damn, no one nearby?  Where is "kellispoppi"?  Is this the event you had told me about?
HIV+ since '93, 1/12 - CD4 785 and undet.   WOO-HOO!!

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Re: www.aidswalkwashington.org
« Reply #2 on: September 08, 2007, 08:52:12 AM »
Hey Cindy
If I was near, I'd walk with you. I did the walk here in California a couple of times. In fact I walked for my partner about 6 months after he passed away. I was a wreck then (well ok at times I still am lol), but my friends helped me make it through. Plus I got to raise a lot of money for the agencies he had been involved in.

You should try to do, it could be fun. I'll be there in spirit with ya

Eric

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Re: www.aidswalkwashington.org
« Reply #3 on: September 21, 2007, 02:04:22 PM »
Howdy Cindy!

Drop me a line - I might be doing the walk and would be happy to walk with you if I do   :)

Also, if you are interested in attending the celebration of the life and rememberance of of Cheryl Spector next Sunday (Sept 30) let me know...

Peace
Brian (ThePerfectStranger)

Offline Brandy Dawn

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Re: www.aidswalkwashington.org
« Reply #4 on: September 30, 2007, 08:29:44 PM »
you should go I just came from the AIDS walk here in Oklahoma its my second walk... its enpowering to see so many people supporting hiv and aids awareness... my sister goes with me next year we are going to get shirts and have teams for it... you don't feel so alone anymore when you walk even if you don't know whos poz and whos not everyones there for the same reason it wonderful....
Brandy Dawn
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Re: www.aidswalkwashington.org
« Reply #5 on: October 01, 2007, 10:38:58 PM »
Lisa had a great post recently about marching on Washington...It's never too soon but with presidential elections next year it would be prudent to do so at an equally appropriate time and place in the capital to make our political parties acutely aware of the needs of not only those of us living with HIV but also national health care issues for all Americans with the young, old and in-between being invited as the issues of health care, affordable housing, jobs for all and the seemingly endless war that bring together HIV groups, unions, tenant activists, peace in Iraq groups, gay rights activists, etc....a myriad of issues of great importance to defeat the arch-conservatives who have left so many behind and are blind to suffering it would seem.

It's never too soon to plan for say Spring 2008 !!!

Jody
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Offline J.R.E.

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Re: www.aidswalkwashington.org
« Reply #6 on: October 02, 2007, 07:49:05 AM »
Hello Cindy,

Try to make the walk !!! I can promise you that after the first walk, you won't want to miss any in the future !!


Take care-----Ray
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Offline tsw923

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Re: www.aidswalkwashington.org
« Reply #7 on: October 09, 2007, 11:34:15 PM »
Cindy -- Sorry I missed it! How did you do?  If you want I will put it on my calendar and walk with you next year.  The one in Baltimore got absolutely no press and I'm pretty sure I didn't hear about the DC walk -- and I live in Owings Mills.

Ty
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Offline MOONLIGHT1114

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Re: www.aidswalkwashington.org
« Reply #8 on: November 01, 2007, 12:03:53 AM »
I didn't make it to this walk, but thanks to those of you who responded.  I even joined a support group in mid-September, but couldn't get anyone motivated.

Jody~  Yes, I saw Lisa's post about the DC march that she wanted to organize.  I just haven't gotten any feedback, but will be there with bells on!

~ Cindy
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