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Penn & Teller Grand Marshals for Sunday's AIDS Walk

Penn & Teller Grand Marshals for Sunday's AIDS Walk

For the 10th consecutive year, Penn & Teller will serve as Grand Marshals for Aid for AIDS of Nevada's (AFAN) 21st Annual AIDS Walk Las Vegas and once again lead the Penn & Teller Challenge AIDS Walk team on Sunday, April 17. Registration begins at 8 a.m. and the walk starts at 10:30 a.m.

The AIDS Walk serves as AFAN’s largest fundraiser of the year, providing funds for programs to assist and educate more than 3,000 men, women and children infected with HIV and AIDS in southern Nevada.

Trauma Support Program Seeks Volunteers

The non-profit Trauma Intervention Program (TIP) of Southern Nevada, Inc. is currently recruiting compassionate citizens to serve on its emergency response crisis team to help people on the worst day of their life.

TIP of Southern Nevada began serving the citizens of Clark County in 1994. TIP is committed to helping those in crisis by providing immediate on-scene support to those emotionally traumatized. TIP volunteers are requested by local police, fire and hospital personnel to respond to scenes of sudden or unexpected death, violent crimes, sexual assault and other traumatic events to provide emotional and practical support to family, friends, witnesses or victims.

TIP volunteers must have a clean criminal and driving history. Volunteers are required to attend a training academy, pass a three-month field training program and attend a monthly continuing education meeting. Volunteers are also required to commit to three 12-hour shifts per month.