ALFA will host its annual Hike for Hope + 5k on April 9 in Hickory, N.C.

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.

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 or at the club.

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

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.


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