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CCU hosts HIV awareness event

November 28, 2011

In recognition of World AIDS Day 2011, Coastal Carolina University, Careteam and the South Carolina Campaign To Prevent Teen Pregnancy present Positively Infected on Friday, Dec. 2, at 7 p.m. at the Wall Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.

Positively Infected is a live production incorporating literature, dance, skits and other expressive arts to promote HIV awareness and education. The production is written and directed by Nykieria Chaney and is performed by Cre8ive NSights, a literary and performing arts group active in HIV/AIDS awareness and prevention.

Door prizes will be handed out, and light refreshments will be served. While the event is free, donations for Careteam Inc.a local nonprofit organization dedicated to HIV preventionwill be accepted.

For more information, contact Aprill Dawson, prevention program coordinator, Careteam Inc. at 843-236-9000, or John F. Yannessa, associate professor and chair of CCU's Department of Health Promotion at 843-349-6460.