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Media Advisory: Students wear orange, not green

WHAT:            Do you see orange? – Acting on AIDS awareness campaign

WHEN:            Thursday, March 17, - all day

WHERE:          Geneva College, Route 18 (three miles south of PA Turnpike
                       exit 2)

WHO:              160 Geneva students will each wear an orange t-shirts
                       displaying the word “orphan” to raise awareness to the
                       HIV/AIDS pandemic in Africa.

WHY:              The “Do You See Orange?” t-shirt campaign visually
                       demonstrates the prevalence of HIV/AIDS in Africa. Each 
                       shirt represents 100,000 children orphaned by AIDS.

HOW:              Student are wearing the orange t-shirts all day. In addition,
                       there are three orange billboards signs along Route 18, which
                       call attention to the AIDS pandemic in Africa. Information tables
                       in Alexander Hall provide students and visitors with statistics and
                       specific ways to becomeinvolved. Acting on AIDS is a World 
                       Vision program.

     On-site media contact is Jeffrey Schindel, who can provide reporters/photographers with additional information. You may also visit www.actingonaids.com.

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