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Tonight: WeHo Recognizes AIDS Day With Memorial Walk & Candlelight Vigil



WEST HOLLYWOOD — Each year, the City of West Hollywood recognizes World AIDS Day with special events and programming:

Today, December 2, the annual Candlelight Vigil which follows the City of West Hollywood’s AIDS Memorial Walk on Santa Monica Boulevard between Fairfax Avenue and Doheny Drive, will take place beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the northwest corner of Crescent Heights and Santa Monica Boulevards and ending at the West Hollywood City Council Chambers on N. San Vicente Boulevard.

The Candlelight Vigil is hosted by the Alliance for Housing and Healing.

Following the Candlelight Vigil, the annual Paul Andrew Starke Warrior Awards presentation and reception will take place on Monday, December 2 at 6:30 p.m. at the City of West Hollywood’s Council Chambers/Public Meeting Room at West Hollywood Library, located at 625 N. San Vicente Boulevard.

The event will feature the Warrior Awards, given to outstanding employees or volunteers of local agencies that offer HIV/AIDS and/or substance abuse prevention and care services.

Additionally, they will host two presentations, one from the Foundation for the AIDS Monument in West Hollywood and the other regarding the City of West Hollywood’s HIV Zero Strategic Plan.

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