Nashville CARES Announces 22nd Annual Nashville AIDS Walk and 5K Run Sponsors

Thursday, September 12, 2013

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nashville CARES announced today that Nashville Pharmacy Services will be the Presenting Sponsor for the 2013 Nashville AIDS Walk and 5K Run.  Entering into its 22nd year, the Nashville AIDS Walk is one of the city’s highest profile events and with an expected 2,500+ participants hopes to raise over $230,000.


“NPS Pharmacy has partnered with Nashville CARES since 2001 in helping to care for those in our community that are living with HIV/AIDS and has proudly been the presenting sponsor for the Nashville AIDS Walk since 2004. It is our hope that this event continues to raise awareness about the impact of HIV and AIDS in our community and beyond. We take comfort in knowing that the monies raised from this event will be used to continue to provide services to those living with HIV/AIDS in our community,” said Kevin Hartman.


Embassy Dental, Walgreens and Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams will serve as Advocate Sponsors for the event.  Red Ribbon Sponsors include:Centerstone of Tennessee Prevention Services, CMT, and Gastroenterology and Hepatology Associates PLLC.  Associate Sponsors include:  Apex and Robert E. Lee Moving and Storage Company, Fifth Third Bank, Tennessee Oncology, BNA Talent Group, OraSure Technologies Inc., BancorpSouth Bank, Medi-Copy Services, Planned Parenthood of Middle and East Tennessee, Creative Artists Agency, Bryan Wilcox Remax, The Guidance Center and Mental Health Cooperative.


Additional Sponsors include: Tiffany’s Boutique, What Do You Run For? Event Management, Out & About Nashville, Nashville SCENE, Unite, 1510 WLAC, 101.1 BEAT, 107.5 the River, 105.9 THE ROCK, and 417 Union.


Join all of our sponsors along with Honorary Chairs, Tipper Gore and Lelan Statom, on Saturday, October 5 at Riverfront Park.  Registration will begin at 10:00 AM with the 5K Timed Run and Walk kicking off at 11:00 AM.  Multi-Platinum Recording Artist and 80’s Icon, TIFFANY, will perform at 12:00 PM.  During her career Tiffany has sold 16 Million Records which include hit singles such as “I Think We’re Alone Now,” “Could’ve Been,” “I Saw Him Standing There,” “All This Time” and “Feel The Music”.


For additional information, or to register for the Walk/5K Run please visit or call 615-259-4866.


Nashville CARES relies on support from the local community to provide services for those infected and affected by HIV/AIDS.  For sponsorship information, please contact April Scott at or by calling 615-921-0332.


About Nashville CARES:
Nashville CARES is Tennessee’s largest HIV/AIDS organization.  Nashville CARES offers services annually to more than 60,000 Middle Tennesseans infected and affected by HIV/AIDS including: HIV prevention education to over 45,000 youth and adults, 16,000 FREE confidential HIV tests, and support services to 2,500 men, women and children living with the disease.  To learn more, visit us on the web at and “Like” us on Facebook at www.Facebook/NashCARES