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Sunday, December 5, 2010

Sundays In My City Long Beach goes Red

Unknown Mami

This isn't "technically" a Sunday, but it's still my City.
I will try to stick to Sunday's but when big things happen in my City,
this is the place I love to share it.

December 1st, 2010 was World Aids Day.
Long Beach, California turned Red.
The Mayor held a Rally, flipped a switch and our city turned Red.

The structers incluced: Queen Mary, Terrace Theatre Fountains, The Light House, The Convention Center, Hyatt Hotel, Gazebo/Bird Cage, LED Wall Tree at Renaissance, Shoreline Square, Promenade, Pike Water Fountain, Shoreline Drive and Pine Avenue, Thums Islands,
Sky Room, and Madison Restraunt.

(photographs by The Center, LB Post, Mayor Bob Foster, and my digi-camera)
We attended in Memory of My Best Friend Marcus, who died 17 years ago of AIDS.



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Anonymous said...

Great post!
Here in Finland it was far too quiet day. I heard one radio program which said that almost 80% of people take tests too late.
Is it better to be afraid of the result or to get treatment as early as important question.

Have a good week ahead!

Tara R. said...

What a wonderful event. The red is beautiful.

Jane said...

What a sight it must have been to see the city all lit up in red!

Sonya said...

Oh wow!!! that is just beautiful! you always do the best posts :) Have a wonderful week!

Brittney said...

that is amazing!!

Life with Kaishon said...

I loved going through this day with you! Seriously LOVED it. So in love with the baby. Truly : )

Debby@Just Breathe said...

I love how you participate in so many functions. The pictures are beautiful and what a nice way to honor your friend Marcus.

Angela said...

Wow! The red is beautiful...what a great event.

urban muser said...

nice post. i like the red fountain.

Joanna Jenkins said...

Your pictures are fabulous of a very worthwhile event. Going "Red" is a great event.
Happy SIMC, jj

Anonymous said...

Great post - thanks for sharing. Long Beach did a fantastic job and your photos really capture it.

gayle said...

What a wonderful avent to attend! Beautiful pictures!

a49erfangirl said...

Awesome pictures!!

Cheeseboy said...

What a great event for a great cause. Terrific pictures too.

blueviolet said...

That had me saying WOW!!!! Wonderful things are happening in your community for autism!

Unknown Mami said...


Kirby3131 said...

The red is lovely and you can't help but wonder what's going on when all those venues turned red at once! Thanks for the documentation.

Kristin - The Goat

Jen said...

great post, thanks for stopping by my blog too :)