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Virginia: Young Artists Can Combat AIDS and Win Prizes

January 31, 2011

The Urban League of Hampton Roads is holding an art contest to raise awareness of HIV/AIDS. Youths ages 11 to 18 are invited to create AIDS-themed artwork and submit it by Friday. The works will be featured at an educational event, "It Takes a Village to Fight HIV/AIDS," on Feb. 9 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Huntersville Neighborhood Service Center, 830 Goff St., Norfolk. Prizes to be awarded include $100 cash, a digital camera, and movie tickets. Free HIV testing will be offered all day; at 4 p.m., "Teens with a Purpose -- the Movement" will perform in recognition of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (Feb. 7). For contest details and more information, telephone Toni-Ellen Brown at 757-627-0864 or visit

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Adapted from:
Virginian-Pilot (Norfolk)
01.29.2011; Elizabeth Simpson

This article was provided by CDC National Prevention Information Network. It is a part of the publication CDC HIV/Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News Update.
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