Western: ASO releases report

Carolinas News Notes

HICKORY, N,C. — ALFA, 1120 Fairgrove Church Rd. S.E., Suite 28, has just released its 2015 Annual Report, sharing information about its successes and record setting over the past year.

Highlighted are: donor contributions, provided services, fundraising goals, approval for Hep-C testing, van purchase and making its part-time medical case manager full-time.

In addition, ALFA exceeded all state-set goals with regard to client outcomes. Its Region of Care set the lead for the whole state.

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In other news, ALFA will hold its Red Carpet Affair Academy Award Viewing Party on Feb. 28, 7 p.m., at Main Cellar City Club, 332 1st Ave. S.W.

Cost to attend is $50 which covers dinner, beer and wine open bar, swag bag for the first 48 ticket purchasers, Oscar bingo, predict-the-winner contest, plus awards for Best Dressed and Best Celebrity Look-a-like. Tickets are available online at bit.ly/1Ug3Fq2 or at the club.

ALFA will hold its 7th Annual Hike for Hope + 5k on April 9 in the downtown area.

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Entry fee is $25 which includes a T-shirt and a swag bag.

The event’s proceeds go to support the work of ALFA in providing free medical case management, HIV testing and education.

Registration is available online.

info: alfainfo.org.

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Posted by Lainey Millen

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