Strides Of March Set For March 30 At Renaissance Park

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

For 19 years, Strides of March has been pulling together Chattanoogans - college and high school students, agency partners, corporate supporters and community leaders to raise money and awareness to fight HIV/AIDS.  

This year, Renaissance Park will host Strides of March.  Registration starts at noon on March 30 and the walk kicks off 1:30 p.m.  

Registration is free for everyone, but donations are encouraged.   Pre-register a team and make online donations at

Chattanooga CARES serves the primary care needs of more than 600 HIV positive clients in the greater Chattanooga area and provides education and testing to more than 20,000 people in 23 counties, each year, in Southeast Tennessee. CARES’ mission is HIV/AIDS – education, prevention, and support for all those infected and affected by HIV/AIDS. 

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