Jeremy Hobbs

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Name: Jeremy Hobbs
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Columbus man credits his life to HIV/AIDS researchers killed aboard flight MH17

Prominent HIV/AIDS researchers were among the 298 victims identified aboard flight MH17, and to honor their legacy, the Chattahoochee Valley Better Way Foundation is hosting a candlelight vigil.We spoke to the founder, who credits his survival to those ... [Published WTVM - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Chattahoochee Valley HIV/AIDS community mourns death of leading experts in MH17 crash

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) -The HIV/AIDS community in the Chattahoochee Valley is mourning with disbelief after reports surfaced on Friday night, July 18, that many of those who died in the MH17 plane crash in Ukraine were some of the leading AIDS and HIV researchers, ... [Published WTVM - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Shirley J. Lee

DOVER — , 84, of Dover, formerly of York, Maine, died peacefully Wednesday, July 2, 2014, at Watson Fields in Dover, with her son Gary, daughter Holly, and devoted friend Thelma Stolzenburg at her side.She was born Nov. 2, 1929, in Wisconsin Rapids, Wis., ... [Published Portsmouth Herald - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Columbus organizations offer free testing to fight HIV

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) -Friday, June 27, is National HIV Testing Day, and people are encouraged to know their HIV status by getting tested."We've got to do everything that we can to battle the epidemic," says Jeremy Hobbs, Founder of Chattahoochee Valley ... [Published WTVM - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 21 2014 - Updated Jun 22 2014 - 2 reports

Chattahoochee Valley Better Way Foundation hosts inaugural Gay Pride Concert

COLUMBUS, Ga. -The Chattahoochee Valley Better Way Foundation held their inaugural Colgay Pride concert Saturday. The purpose of the event was to raise awareness of HIV across the country and teach self respect and pride to members of the LGBT community. ... [Published WRBL-TV - Jun 22 2014]
First reported Jun 06 2014 - Updated Jun 06 2014 - 1 reports

Forty-Fourth Regular Session of OAS General Assembly Concludes with Adoption of Declaration of Asunción: "Development with Social Inclusion"

The member countries of the Organization of American States (OAS), gathered in Asunción, Paraguay, at the forty-fourth regular session of the OAS General Assembly, today pledged "their efforts to eradicating hunger and poverty, in particular extreme poverty, ... [Published Organization of American States - Jun 06 2014]
First reported Feb 14 2014 - Updated Feb 14 2014 - 1 reports

Gerald M. Steinberg: Oxfam’s Middle East blinders

Global humanitarian aid and human rights groups, such as Oxfam, which have massive budgets and large staffs, wield a great deal of power. Through their reports, campaigns and lobbying, these groups often set political and media agendas, and have a direct ... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Feb 14 2014]

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"they've done so much to help me, i want to honor them as well" said Hobbs
"They've lost some of the greatest minds, researchers, doctors, scientists, the best in the field for HIV and AIDSAIDS research," says Hobbs. "they were all headed on this flight to a national aids conference that was being held in melbourne, australia."
"We've got to do everything that we can to battle the epidemic," says Jeremy Hobbs, Founder of Chattahoochee Valley Better Way Foundation. "in 2012, right here in columbus georgia, a hundred and one people tested positive. of that 101, 29 had stage 3 aids. so we're trying to do everything that we can to lower that number." The Columbus Health Department is offering free confidential HIV testing and counseling on Friday, June 27, from 9 a.m. to 4 p m...
"this is about being yourself. this is about being true to yourself and also uniting our community as one. that was our biggest thing. there's a lot of segregated events. we want to make sure this event was inviting to the community as a whole" said Jeremy Hobbs

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