Penn & Teller Walk with Thousands of Community Members in the Fight Against HIV/AIDS at 28th Annual AIDS Walk Las Vegas April 15

April 13, 2018 by  

Penn & Teller Walk with Thousands of Community Members in the Fight Against HIV/AIDS at 28th Annual AIDS Walk Las Vegas April 15
Aid for AIDS of Nevada (AFAN)
hosts the 28th Annual AIDS Walk Las Vegas, their largest fundraiser of the year. In 2017, more than 5,500 walkers participated and raised $300,000 to support critically needed HIV/AIDS services and prevention programs. 


  • Sunday, April 15, 2018
  • 7-8 a.m. Check-in for walker teams and individuals
  • 8-10 a.m. Pre-Walk Festival (Stage Performances/Vendors/Games)
  • 10-11 a.m. AIDS Walk (1.5 miles through Town Square)
  • 11 a.m. Event Finished/Finish Line


Town Square
6605 South Las Vegas Blvd
Walkers will start near the NW parking lot (near Guitar Center) in Town Square

Celebrities and VIPs scheduled to participate:

  • Penn & Teller, grand marshals for the 17th consecutive year and leaders in the Penn & Teller Fundraising Challenge
  • Chester Lockhart and Scheana Shay from  “Sex Tips for a Straight Woman from a Gay Man”
  • Ruby Lewis from “Marilyn: The New Musical”
  • Tony Dovolani and Chippendale cast members
  • Miss Behave from the “Miss Behave Game Show”
  • Jennifer Romas from “Sexxy the Show”
  • Antioco Carrillo, AFAN Executive Director
  • Scott Washburn, AFAN Board President
  • Melody Sweets
  • Cast members from Le Reve
  • Cast members from WOW! World of Wonder
  • Las Vegas Academy of the Arts Broadway Collective
  • Assemblyman Nelson Araujo
  • Norma Llyaman

Aid for AIDS of Nevada (AFAN) was founded in 1984 and is the oldest and largest AIDS service organization in the state of Nevada. 2018 marks AFAN’s 34th anniversary of practicing its unyielding commitment to the community by providing unparalleled health expertise, support and advocacy for adults and children living with and affected by HIV/AIDS in southern Nevada. Over the years, AFAN has created various programs that offer consistent and comprehensive assistance including direct client service programs, food programs, prevention and education programs and community outreach. As part of AFAN’s mission, these client service programs assist in enhancing the physical health and psychosocial wellness of the individuals they serve, while promoting dignity and improving the quality of their lives. For more information, please visit Keep up with AFAN events and news on Facebook and Twitter.

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