CAN Community Health Supports National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

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SARASOTA, FL – 02-05-2018 (Press Release Jet) — CAN Community Health, celebrating its 26th year serving the needs of the HIV/AIDS community in Florida, is hosting an outdoor event to commemorate the 18th annual National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. The family-friendly event will be Saturday, February 10 from 12:00pm to 4:00pm at Fredd Atkins Park on the corner of U.S. 301 and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Way at 2581 Washington Court, Sarasota 34234.

This free event is open to the general public and CAN will be providing free food and drinks, entertainment and giveaways. There will be a live DJ as well as face-painting and a bounce house for the kids. CAN Community Health will provide free, rapid HIV/AIDS testing on-site. The CAN team will be on hand to support the day’s primary goal of motivating the community to get educated about the transmission modes of HIV/AIDS, to get tested and to seek the necessary treatment. All CAN locations offer free HIV testing, care and treatment as well as education and prevention services.For more information about CAN Community Health’s National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day event, please call Jessly Santiago at (941) 803-7939 ext. 14402. For free HIV, STD and hepatitis C testing, visit to find a clinic near you. ABOUT CAN COMMUNITY HEALTHCAN Community Health is a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to the treatment, care and continual wellness of people living with HIV/AIDS, hepatitis C and other STDs. The clinics offer the finest medical, dental, psychological and lifestyle counseling to all patients, regardless of their financial situation, insurance status or ability to pay. For more information visit

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Company Name: CAN Community Health
Full Name: Lori Babyak, Communications Manager
Phone: (941) 366-0461 x11109
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Brad Bennett

Brad Bennett

Brad grew up in a small town in northern Iowa. He studied chemistry in college, graduated, and married his wife one month later. They were then blessed with two baby boys within the first four years of marriage. Having babies gave their family a desire to return to the old paths – to nourish their family with traditional, homegrown foods; rid their home of toxic chemicals and petroleum products; and give their boys a chance to know a simple, sustainable way of life. They are currently building a homestead from scratch on two little acres in central Texas. There’s a lot to be done to become somewhat self-sufficient, but they are debt-free and get to spend their days living this simple, good life together with their five young children.
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