Kimberly Brill http://wuwf.org en On World AIDS Day Locals Remember Those Gone and Encourage Education http://wuwf.org/post/world-aids-day-locals-remember-those-gone-and-encourage-education <div><p></p><p>World AIDS Day is commemorated each year on December 1st. &nbsp;Pensacola and surrounding communities held an observance at the Hancock Pavilion at Community Maritime Park Stadium.<br />&nbsp;</p><p>The event provided an opportunity support those suffering from HIV and AIDS. &nbsp;Also, it was a time to remember those 1,224 Northwest Florida residents who have lost their lives to the disease. Many of those individuals were honored with AIDS memorial quilts that were hung from the rafters.</p><p>There were performances by the Belmont Youth Band and Ballet Pensacola.</p> Mon, 02 Dec 2013 15:24:07 +0000 Sandra Averhart 2068 at http://wuwf.org On World AIDS Day Locals Remember Those Gone and Encourage Education