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September 5, 2019

 

The Board of Directors of Regional HIV/AIDS Connection (RHAC) invites you to join us for this year’s Annual General Meeting on Thursday, September 5, 2019.

Please join us as we review of our performance during fiscal 2018, along with reflection on key impacts we have made in the community and the election of new members to the Board.

If interested in becoming a member, you can find the membership form to fill out here. Please return the form by Monday, August 26, 2019.

To RSVP, contact Martin at mmcintosh@hivaidsconnection.ca or 519.434.1601 ext. 229

We look forward to seeing you there!

 

 

August 7, 2019

 

Regional HIV/AIDS Connection is happy to offer a new charitable ticket offer in partnership with Victoria Playhouse Petrolia. This offer provides a great way to enjoy a trip to the theatre and give back to the community—a perfect way to make the most out of the remainder of the summer!

To book tickets using this promotion, just follow these 2 steps:

Step 1: Make a donation of $50 to Regional HIV/AIDS Connection (RHAC) and receive one complimentary ticket to an applicable performance (donations can, of course, be of a greater value).

Step 2: Call the VPP Box Office (1-800-717-7694) and let the staff know you are booking the ‘Charitable Performance Offer’.

There are 400 tickets allocated to this special offer so patrons are encouraged to act quickly to book their seats, as they are sold on a first come/first served basis!

Remaining shows for the 2019 Summer Season include:

THE NEW CANADIAN CURLING CLUB: August 6-25

HOGAN’S HOEDOWN: September 3-22

DRACULA: A CHAMBER MUSICAL: October 12 – 27

 

For any questions, feel free to email Zena Currie at zcurrie@hivaidsconnection.ca. Make sure to book your tickets today and thank you for your support!

 

August 5, 2019

 

Regional HIV/AIDS Connection is pleased to announce that starting August 5th, the Carepoint consumption and treatment service—formerly TOPS (Temporary Overdose Prevention Site)—will operate daily, including on statutory holidays, from 9:30 AM to 9:00 PM.

The Needle and Syringe Program Counterpoint hours will remain the same (9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.) but we will now be providing 5 kits (safe injection supplies) from 5-9pm Monday to Friday, and 9:30am-9pm on Saturdays and Sundays.

Since opening in February 2018, this vital service has supported more than 20,000 visits and reversed 125 overdoses, while providing hundreds of client referrals to supports in our community.

Learn more at: www.hivaidsconnection.ca/carepoint

 

August 2, 2019

Please note that Open Closet is cancelled tonight on August 2, 2019. We apologize for any incovenience and look forward to seeing you next week!

July 28, 2019

 

Walk with Regional HIV/AIDS Connection (RHAC) in the 25TH Annual London Pride Parade! We welcome the support of anyone who would like to celebrate courage with RHAC and our community. All parade participants will get a FREE “courage to do what is right” shirt! RSVP to Fran at fmckeown@hivaidsconnection.ca or 519-434-1601 (ext. 252) and let us know your shirt size.

You can also come out to our booth at Victoria Park from July 26-28 to learn more about our services at RHAC. 

 

July 4, 2019

 

Come celebrate courage with us at TD Sunfest at Victoria Park from July 4-7!

We will be providing information about HIV/Hepatitis C, including PrEP, Undetectable=Untransmittable and harm reduction. We will also have our new agency items for sale including t-shirts, mugs, tumblers and tote bags! All proceeds directly support our client services. Make sure to enter the prize draw to win a swag basket!

Join RHAC at Sunfest to celebrate "the courage to do what right" and let us know what courage means to you! 

 

 

July 1, 2019

Please note that our office will be closed on Canada Day on Monday, July 1st. 

Carepoint (formerly known as the Temporary Overdose Prevention Site/TOPS) will be open on Monday from 11-4pm. Please use the north door for access.

June 18, 2019

 

Please note that our office will closed on Tuesday, June 18 for a Staff Professional Development day.

Carepoint (formerly known as the Temporary Overdose Prevention Site) will be open from 10am-4PM, north door entrance only.

 

 

June 4, 2019

 

Join us at Winks Eatery for A Heartfelt Evening, the Eighth Annual Dinner and Silent Auction, from 6-8pm on June 4, 2019!

A Heartfelt Evening is in support of John Gordon Home, a program of RHAC which provides a haven for individuals who are experiencing challenges in their lives due to HIV, HCV, and other complications. Funds raised contribute to providing essential items for residents transitioning out of John Gordon Home.

Tickets are $25 and include dinner, soft drinks and dessert! To purchase tickets, visit the Heartfelt Evening Eventbrite page or call 519-433-3951.

See you there!

 

May 1, 2019

 

May 1 is A Taste for Life in support of Regional HIV AIDS Connection. Participating restaurants will be donating 25% of sales to your local HIV/AIDS organization.

Presented by TD Bank Group. In partnership with The London Free Press, Virgin Radio London Canada, Cohen Highley LLP and LBF Group.

This year's participating restaurants include:

Addis Abbaba
Bistro 644
Blackfriars Bistro & Catering (Lunch Seating Available)
Black Trumpet Restaurant
Budapest Restaurant
Casa Cubana
Craft Farmacy
Dawghouse Pub & Eatery
Delta Hotels by Marriott London Armouries Grille
Marienbad Restaurant/Chaucer's Pub
Mykonos Restaurant
Olive R. Twists (Lunch Seating Available)
Plant Matter Bistro
Plant Matter Kitchen
Tamarine by Quynh Nhi
Thaifoon Restaurant
The Chef's Table at Fanshawe College
Unique Food Attitudes
Wich is Wich: a proper sandwich shop and supper shop (Lunch only)
Winks Eatery
Veta Wine & Pasta bar
Foster's Inn (Stratford)

Book your dinner date now to help fight HIV/AIDS in our community with any one of our participating restaurants! Learn more and book early at: www.atasteforlife.org


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