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Red Scarf Project-Halifax


On Wednesday, Dec 1 2021, ACNS launched its first ever Red Scarf Project - a public awareness effort for World AIDS Day. 

Thank you to the almost 80 volunteer knitters/crocheters who generously donated their time, skill and yarn to make scarves for us - we received over 150 beauties!  

ACNS will definitely be doing this again in 2022 – so anyone who wants to can start their red scarf now!

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On Dec 1, ACNS staff and volunteers tied those hand-made red scarves to the fence surrounding Halifax's iconic Public Gardens with cards attached marking the day, and including updated HIV awareness and U=U messages from our ongoing "HIV is Different" campaign.

Sue Uteck, Executive Director of the Spring Garden Road Area Business Association, joined ACNS ED Chris Aucoin in tying a red scarf to the Public Garden's main gate.


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