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"Say RED"...Cocktails and Conversation

The Red Pump Project

Wednesday, December 2, 2009 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (CST)

"Say RED"...Cocktails and Conversation

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The Red Project Collective (The Red Tie Project and The Red Pump Project) cordially invites you out for an evening of relaxation, socializing, cocktails and fundraising.
In honor of World AIDS Day, The Red Pump Project & The Red Tie Project is hosting "Say RED: Cocktails & Conversation" at Ai Sushi Restaurant & Lounge on December 2 from 6 - 9pm.
Join Karyn (The Fabulous Giver), Luvvie (Awesomely Luvvie), Patrice (Afrobella) and others for an evening of socializing, drinks, and conversation about the issues surrounding HIV/AIDS.
Ai Sushi Restaurant & Lounge.
$5 martinis ALL night, $4 sushi until 7pm.

Most importantly, this will be a fundraiser as ALL proceeds will be donated to Project VIDA, a local HIV/AIDS organization that does prevention campaigns and provides treatment and services to those infcted with HIV.
The event will feature a silent auction, cash bar, and raffle prizes.
Silent Auction Items were donated by:
  • Emmy Ward-winning AIDS activist Rae Lewis-Thornton
  • MAC Cosmetics
  • Pretty Afrika Jewelry
  • Blogging While Brown Conference - 1 conference registration
  • 2 Paintings: In the Garden (painted silk in flower shapes), Melting ego (painting on canvas by Mani Castillo)
  • Box of Goodies from RedBox, featuring DVDs, tshirts, movie items
  • Fusion of Color Cosmetics Gift Certificate
  • Ai & Tsuki Restaurants Gift Certificates
  • Wine Tasting Gift Certificate provided  by PRP Wine International
Bring cash or checks to bid!
SPACE IS LIMITED so please RSVP to secure entry!
There is no admission cost however donations will be greatly appreciated!


RSVP ended but you can still show up. You just may not be eligible for the raffle and free gift bags given to first 25 RSVPed guests that show up.



About The Red Pump & Red Tie Projects

The Red Pump Project is an initiative to raise awareness about the impact of HIV/AIDS on women and girls, both directly and indirectly. The Red Tie Project is its male counterpart, focusing on how the issue affects men.

The Red Pump Project was founded by Karyn and Luvvie, it began as a blog initiative on March 10th, 2009. They got 135 bloggers to "Rock the Red Pump" widget on their blogs to speak out about the issue of HIV/AIDS. It is now an initiative that is doing work on the ground and online to ensure that women are empowered with knowledge about HIV/AIDS and the issues surrounding it.

Have questions about "Say RED"...Cocktails and Conversation? Contact The Red Pump Project

When & Where

Ai Sushi Restaurant & Lounge
Chicago, IL 60610

Wednesday, December 2, 2009 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (CST)

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The Red Pump Project

The Red Pump Project® is a nonprofit organization that raises awareness about the impact of HIV/AIDS on women and girls. We empower, educate, and motivate action by boldly driving conversation online and offline around HIV prevention and issues related to sexual and reproductive health. We use the Red Pump as a symbol of empowerment to represent the strength and courage of women affected by HIV/AIDS.

Red Pump believes that if HIV affects one, it affects us all. We use a powerful symbol for a powerful cause. The incorporation of fashion into the message of HIV prevention is our contribution as we hope to show that Awareness is Always in Style!

To learn more, please visit The Red Pump website.

Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter (@RedPumpProj), and follow us through pictures on Instagram!

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"Say RED"...Cocktails and Conversation
Chicago, IL Events
For more information on The Red Pump Project, visit www.theredpumpproject.com

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