Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Cocktail Cupcakes will sponsor "World AIDS Day" ceremony with Mayor Kasim Reed in Atlanta

Cocktail Cupcakes will be sponsoring RED Velvet cupcakes today for a ceremony on the Atlanta City Hall steps to with Mayor Kasim Reed to observe "World AIDS Day".

Come out today at 5pm to support a good cause! Details below.

Mayor Kasim Reed to Observe "World AIDS Day" in Atlanta


Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed
Atlanta City Councilman Alex Wan
Rashad Burgess, Capacity Building Branch Chief, Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Tracy L. Elliott, Executive Director, AID Atlanta
Big-Boi, member of Grammy Award winning group Outkast, songwriter, producer and actor
Russell Jacobs, General Manager of Retail & Attractions for the Coca-Cola Company
Frank Poe, Executive Director, Georgia World Congress Center Authority


Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed will hold a candlelight vigil to commemorate World AIDS Day to raise awareness of the AIDS pandemic at 5pm on December 1, 2010. The press conference will take place on the steps of City Hall with many of the City’s civic and community partners.

Mayor Kasim Reed is partnering with (RED)™ to show his support in the fight to help eliminate AIDS by turning Atlanta City Hall and other buildings around the city (RED)™ on December 1.

In addition to the candlelight vigil and landmark lighting, guests will enjoy refreshments provided by Starbucks and Cocktail Cupcakes.

Detection is the first step to prevention, and Mayor Reed and the City of Atlanta, along with all of its partners are committed to increasing HIV and AIDS awareness in the community.


Wednesday, December 1, 2010, 5 pm


Atlanta City Hall (on the Mitchell Street steps)
68 Mitchell Street, S.W.
Atlanta, GA 30303


Participating illuminated landmarks:

The World of Coca-Cola
Georgia World Congress Center
The Georgia Dome
Centennial Olympic Park

The National AIDS Education and Services for Minorities (NAESM) will administer confidential and anonymous on-site testing for the community at City Hall from 9:30am to 1pm.

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