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ARC News - Volume 8, Issue 1

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Agency: 
AIDS Resource Centre Okanagan & Region (ARC)
Date: 
2004-01
Pages: 
10
Summary: 
A quarterly newsletter produced by ARC, the AIDS Resource Centre of the Okanagan & Region. This issue includes: an article about the public forum on community safety and harm reduction; info about ARC and OAAS moving; an article about global access to medicines; a letter about the HIV/AIDS Awareness Project for Youth Development in South Africa; the Volunteer Corner column has a profile of Marie Amaron; Richard's Rant is about living with HIV; info about changes to ARC staff (includes photos); the Client Support column has info about bus passes and resources for women; news from the Okanagan Aboriginal AIDS Society (OAAS); an education update about ARC presentations to schools in Kelowna; poem by R Babcock; the Notice Board; info about ARC membership.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; HIV/AIDS; volunteers

ARC News - Volume 7, Issue 6

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Agency: 
AIDS Resource Centre Okanagan & Region (ARC)
Date: 
2003-10
Pages: 
12
Summary: 
A quarterly newsletter produced by ARC, the AIDS Resource Centre of the Okanagan & Region. This issue includes: an article about AIDS Walk 2003; info about core training; the Topher Talks column is about death from HIV/AIDS; info about flu shots; an update from ARC's annual general meeting; info about core training; an article about medical marijuana; an article about condoms; info about the Night of a Thousand Dinners fundraiser; memorial articles about Todd Armstrong and Bob Mills; the Client Support column introduces two new support workers; the Volunteer page has a profile of John Langston and info about volunteering; news about upcoming events and workshops; introductions of new ARC directors; news from the Okanagan Aboriginal AIDS Society (OAAS); an article about NOW Canada Society; the Notice Board.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; HIV/AIDS; volunteers

ARC News - Volume 7, Issue 5

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Agency: 
AIDS Resource Centre Okanagan & Region (ARC)
Date: 
2003-08
Pages: 
10
Summary: 
A quarterly newsletter produced by ARC, the AIDS Resource Centre of the Okanagan & Region. This issue focuses on women and includes: an article about caregiving; an article about AIDS Walk 2003; info for HIV positive women; an article about the Positive Women's Network; an article about the Canadian AIDS Treatment Exchange (CATIE) urging attention be paid to the unique needs of women; a message from the Elizabeth Fry Society; Janet Wilson's story about addiction; the Client Support column has info about counselling and the Community Against Sexual Exploitation of Youth (CASEY) project; news from the Okanagan Aboriginal AIDS Society (OAAS); a list of resources for HIV positive women; the Notice Board.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; HIV/AIDS; volunteers

ARC News - November 2002

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Agency: 
AIDS Resource Centre Okanagan & Region (ARC)
Date: 
2002-11
Pages: 
8
Summary: 
A quarterly newsletter produced by ARC, the AIDS Resource Centre of the Okanagan & Region. This issue includes: an article about human rights in B.C.; info about ARC's first annual auction fundraiser; the Topher Talks column is about working in the HIV/AIDS field; info about reiki and healing touch; the Negative Viewpoint column is about being in relationship with an HIV positive person; the Client Support column welcomes back client support worker Terri Ross and info about the new Disability Act & Regulations; info about flu shots; info about Okanagan Aboriginal AIDS Society (OAAS); updates on the Hepatitis Information Project Program (HIPPO) and the Prevention Education Reaching Street-level Okanagan Now (PERSON) projects; info about AIDS Walk 2002; info about core training for volunteers; book review of Stitching a Revolution: The making of an activist; the Notice Board.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; HIV/AIDS; volunteers

ARC News - Volume 7, Issue 1

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Agency: 
AIDS Resource Centre Okanagan & Region (ARC)
Date: 
2003-01
Pages: 
10
Summary: 
A quarterly newsletter produced by ARC, the AIDS Resource Centre of the Okanagan & Region. This issue includes: an article about the costs and benefits of HIV prevention; the Topher Talks column is about finding happiness and self-care; the Negative Viewpoint column is about sero-discordant couples (SDCs); AIDS Walk 2002 update; a video review of the film "And the Band Played On"; a letter of thanks to ARC; the Volunteer Corner column has news for volunteers; info about the food bank; the Client Support column has info about disability benefits, reiki, social work practicum students, and support programs; news from the Okanagan Aboriginal AIDS Society (OAAS); update from the Hepatitis Information Project Program (HIPPO); an article about harm reduction; an article about AIDS Awareness Week; the Notice Board.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; HIV/AIDS; volunteers

ARC News - Volume 7, Issue 2

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Agency: 
AIDS Resource Centre Okanagan & Region (ARC)
Date: 
2003-03
Pages: 
10
Summary: 
A quarterly newsletter produced by ARC, the AIDS Resource Centre of the Okanagan & Region. This issue includes: an article about a presentation that Kate Alexander and Daryle Rogers gave to a grade 9 class about HIV transmission; the Topher Talks column is about activism; info about core training for volunteers; an ad for the Ellen Churchill & Friends fundraiser event; some helpful hints when meeting someone with HIV; update about the first annual Night of a Thousand Dinners fundraiser; the Volunteer Corner column has info for volunteers; article about the film "FIX: The Story of An Addicted City"; news from the Okanagan Aboriginal AIDS Society (OAAS); update from the Hepatitis Information Project Program (HIPPO); review of the film "Longtime Companion"; the Notice Board.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; HIV/AIDS; volunteers

ARC News - Volume 7, Issue 3

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Agency: 
AIDS Resource Centre Okanagan & Region (ARC)
Date: 
2003-05
Pages: 
10
Summary: 
A quarterly newsletter produced by ARC, the AIDS Resource Centre of the Okanagan & Region. This issue includes: an article about medicinal marijuana; the Topher Talks column is about the difference individuals working together can make; the Volunteer Corner column has a profile of Martin Wortman; bios of four members of the board of directors; poems by Richard Babcock; calendar of events for 2003; info about upcoming events; the Client Support column has info about fair pharmacare, camp moomba, and the Bachelor of Social Work program at ARC; news from the Okanagan Aboriginal AIDS Society (OAAS) and an article about holistic health; a letter to the editor in response to last month's Topher Talks column; info about sexual behaviour among gay men from a survey done by the Community Based Research Centre in Vancouver; an obituary for Kenneth Niemi; the Notice Board.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; HIV/AIDS; volunteers

ARC News - Volume 7, Issue 4

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Agency: 
AIDS Resource Centre Okanagan & Region (ARC)
Date: 
2003-07
Pages: 
10
Summary: 
A quarterly newsletter produced by ARC, the AIDS Resource Centre of the Okanagan & Region. This issue includes: an article about the "Divas Do Kelowna" fundraiser (includes photos); a memorial about Glen Hillson from the BC Persons with AIDS Society; a thank you to Starbucks for supporting ARC; photos and info about staff changes at ARC; info about the film "FIX: The Story of an Addicted City"; info about the Battle of the Bands fundraiser; the Volunteer Corner column has a profile of Alison O'Leary; bios for members of the board of directors; film review of GIA; the Client Support column has info about HIV testing; an update about the AIDS Candlelight Memorial; news from the Okanagan Aboriginal AIDS Society (OAAS) including a tribute to Alex Archie; an article about safe sex; the Notice Board.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; HIV/AIDS; volunteers

ARC News Volume 5, Issue 1

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Agency: 
AIDS Resource Centre Okanagan & Region (ARC)
Date: 
2001-04
Pages: 
10
Summary: 
A quarterly newsletter produced by ARC, the AIDS Resource Centre of the Okanagan & Region. This issue includes: an article about a rise in HIV incidence rates; Topher Talks column is about women's issues that arose at the Pacific AIDS Network (PAN) meeting; an article about the Health Providers Education Project (HPEP); the Volunteer Corner column has news for volunteers including the personal story of Marie Amaron; the Client Support column has info about Schedule C applications and approval of the protease inhibitor Kaletra; update on the Hepatitis Information Project Program (HIPPO); the Notice Board; info about the AIDS Walk fundraiser; call for submissions to the mural art project.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; HIV/AIDS; volunteers

ARC News Volume 5, Issue 2

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Agency: 
AIDS Resource Centre Okanagan & Region (ARC)
Date: 
2001-06
Pages: 
10
Summary: 
A quarterly newsletter produced by ARC, the AIDS Resource Centre of the Okanagan & Region. This issue includes: an article about marking 20 years of AIDS; the Topher Talks column is about poor turn out at the AIDS Candlelight Vigil and questions about support groups; news from the Okanagan Aboriginal AIDS Society (OAAS); the Volunteer Corner column is an introduction to volunteer Felicity Ching; the Client Support column gives info about reiki and healing touch, cryptosporidiosis, and summer/fall retreats; an update about the Hepatitis Information Project Program (HIPPO); the Notice Board; a survey about ARC News.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; HIV/AIDS; volunteers

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