TPAN Announces Honorees for Aware Affair: Superheroes Gala

Fri. September 5, 2008 12:00 AM

Saturday, September 13 at the MCA Loft

Chicago, IL - Test Positive Aware Network (TPAN) announced its list of "superhero" awardees for its Aware Affair: Superheroes Gala, scheduled for Saturday, September 13 at the MCA Loft, located at 1747 W. Hubbard. The event is co-chaired by Robbin Burr and her partner Lisa Loudin, Tom Hart, and Brad McLaughlin.

"This year's list of 21 honorees is significant for our 21st anniversary, and because these organizations, businesses and individuals have donated so much time to TPAN and to our community," said TPAN's Executive Director Rick Bejlovec.

Awardees include:

Organizations and Institutions
AIDS Foundation of Chicago
Center on Halsted
Chicago House
Columbia College Chicago
Equality Illinois

Maurice S. Chapman
Mike Gaudreau
Rep. Greg Harris, 13th District
Tom Hughes
Joe McCue
Alex Moerle
Mark Nagel

Hydrate Chicago
North End
Service Is Us, Inc.
Windy City Media Group

Two additional specialty awards to be awarded during the Aware Affair: Superheroes Gala, include The Chris Clason Community Leadership Award presented to William "Bill" Greaves and the TPAN Excellence Award presented to TPAN Education Coordinator Derek Worley.

Tickets for the VIP/Honoree reception are $300 and regular ticket prices are $200, which may be purchased online at or by calling Rhett Lindsay or Brian Martin at (773) 989-9400.

Sponsors for the Aware Affair: Superheroes gala include: Abbott Labs, BBJ Linen, Boehringer-Ingelheim, Broadway Costumes, Cityscape Condominiums, Classic Party Rental, CNA, Columbia College Chicago, Frost Lighting, Gilead Sciences, J & L Catering, Kehoe Designs, Kuelbs & Rogers Design, Ltd., Orbitz, Print Services, Inc., Seyfarth Shaw, and Tibotec Therapeutics. Media sponsors are Gay Chicago Magazine,, and Windy City Media Group.

For more information about TPAN, log on to or call (773) 989-9400.


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