17 May Spring Fundraising Luncheon
Riverwood Square Retirement Residence provided a lovely setting and delicious meal for approximately 80 guests. Riverwood’s generosity meant that all funds raised will go to the SLF to support African grandmothers.
Grands ‘n’ More merchandise was available for sale.
Dr. Julie Lajoie presented: Preventing HIV with aspirin: alternative fact or science? Researchers from the University of Manitoba and their collaborators from the University of Nairobi have been trying to develop new methods to prevegnt HIV infection. By using low dose anti-inflammatory like aspirin, they believe they could have an alternative for women to protect themselves against HIV infection.
The Chirpy Chicks and the Rooster entertained and concluded the afternoon luncheon by leading guests in singing “We Shall Overcome”.