Local farmer helps North Caicos celebrate World Aids Day

Providenciales, 01 Dec 2015 – Trees will be planted all around the Turks and Caicos today to mark another anniversary of World Aids Day and in North Caicos three Mahogany Trees will find new homes. The three public schools in North Caicos are all participating and will receive donated Mahogany Trees from Rev Courtney Missick and his Grace Farm and Nursery.

The HIV Prevention Unit is working with DEMA to celebrate life as the message of living is spread this December 1st. The 2015 theme for World Aids Day is “Getting to Zero requires us to think!” There are also strong messages this year about getting tested, not discriminating and taking medication for those living with HIV and AIDS. In Providenciales, trees will be planted at Precious Treasures, Enid Capron Primary, Provo Primary and Ianthe Pratt Primary. The first planting is at 9am, all of the trees will be in the ground by noon. There are also walks to commemorate World Aids Day. In Provo – this evening – December 1st from Regent Village at 5:30pm to Ricky’s Flamingo Café and in Grand Turk from the HIV Prevention Unit to the Ridge Beach Access, at 6am on Saturday December 5.

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