By PBN Staff
PROVIDENCE – On Dec. 1, at 6 p.m., Providence will join cities across the United States with 15 downtown buildings illuminated with red lights as part of the celebration of World AIDS Day. The buildings include:
To celebrate the lightings, Mayor Angel Taveras is holding a special program on the 18th floor of the Providence Biltmore Hotel. The first lady of Rhode Island, Stephanie Chafee, will join Taveras.
The program will include a poetry reading, music and remarks from community leaders from AIDS Care Ocean State, AIDS Project Rhode Island, the R.I. Department of Health, The Miriam Hospital and Roger Williams Medical Center. The ceremony will be followed by a reception.