by Borderstan.com October 23, 2012 at 1:00 pm 1,010 0

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Come support the Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams team at a party benefiting the Annual AIDS Walk DC.

From Rachel Nania. Check out her blog, Sear, Simmer & Stir. Follow Nania on Twitter @rnania, email her at rachel[AT]borderstan.com. 

The Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams team will be participating in the 26th Annual AIDS Walk DC this weekend, and to prepare for the 5K race, they are throwing a party.

This Thursday, October 26, the team will host a soiree from 6 until 9 pm at Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams (1526 14th Street NW) to benefit Whitman-Walker Health. Cork will pour the wine, Occasions Catering will provide the hors d’oeuvres and D.J. Cassidy will spin the tunes. Plus, the party will have a raffle (because what’s a benefit without a raffle?).

To support the team, there is a suggested donation of $20. For more information, or to RSVP, call 202-332-3433 or email casey.covault[AT]mgbwhome.com. For more information on this weekend’s AIDS Walk DC, visit the website.

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by Borderstan.com October 17, 2012 at 9:00 am 1,133 0

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The Whitman-Walker Clinic. (Luis Gomez Photos)

From Rachel Nania. Check out her blog, Sear, Simmer & Stir. Follow Nania on Twitter @rnania, email her at rachel[AT]borderstan.com. 

The 26th Annual AIDS Walk will take place on Saturday, October 27. The 5K walk and run raises funds for Whitman-Walker Health, a community-based nonprofit health organization that provides care to those infected with, or affected by, HIV/AIDS. Every year, thousands of participants show up for the walk with the overall goal of raising $1 million for the cause.

AIDS Walk Washington will begin and end at Freedom Plaza (Pennsylvania Avenue and 13th Street NW). The closest Metro stations are Federal Triangle (Blue/Orange lines) and Metro Center (Blue/Orange/Red lines).

The walk starts promptly at 8:30 am, but pre-race activities (including same day registration, speakers and warm-up exercises) begin at 7 am.  After the walk is complete, participants are invited to stay for live music and post-race celebrations.

Those interested in walking and/or running, volunteering or making a general donation can register online. General walk registration is $25.

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by Borderstan.com April 24, 2012 at 2:00 pm 0

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Sign up for the 2012 AIDS Walk Thursday at Nellie’s. (Luis Gomez Photos, 2009 AIDS Walk)

From Alden Leonard. Contact him at alden[AT]borderstan.com and follow him @aldenleonard on Twitter.

Whitman-Walker Health (WWH) is gearing up for AIDS Walk 2012, which is set to take place on October 27. Join them this Thursday, April 26, at Nellie’s Sports Bar on U Street for their kickoff party starting at 6 pm.

Enjoy a beer (or soda) and some fries on the house if you register for the walk. The registration fee is also waived — but that night only.

If you can’t make it to Nellie’s for the kickoff, you can also register register online starting April 27.

WWH is a community health center that specializes in health care for the LGBT communities and those living with HIV/AIDS. They are based in the neighborhood and 14th and R Streets NW.

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