Vincennes AIDS Walk scheduled

Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Walkers pose at the 2017 Vincennes AIDS Walk.

A new volunteer meeting has been scheduled for Tuesday, March 13 at 7 p.m. time at the Knox County Public Library, 502 N. 7th Street in Vincennes.

The group will discuss final plans for the Vincennes/VU AIDS Walk, as well as sponsoring local events to raise awareness about the local impact of HIV and AIDS. Those who can’t attend should contact Wally Paynter at 812-480-0204 or, or ‘like’ the Vincennes AIDS Community Action Group on Facebook.

The 9th Annual VU / Vincennes AIDS Walk will be held on Saturday, March 17 at 11 a.m. at the Vincennes University Student Recreation Center, 1600 Short Street, Vincennes. Free HIV testing will begin at 9:30 a.m., and a health fair begins at 10 a.m.

Proceeds from the event will go towards grocery store gift cards for low-income households impacted by HIV / AIDS in Vincennes, in Knox County, and the Illinois and Indiana Counties that border Knox County. Donations can be made online at, or sent to the Vincennes AIDS Community Action Group, PO Box 357, Vincennes, IN 47591.