Local organization holds World AIDS Day remembrace ceremony

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DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) - December 1st marks World AIDS Day and a local outreach organization held a remembrance ceremony to honor those who lost their battle with HIV and AIDS.

Medical Advocacy and Outreach in Dothan makes it their mission to bring awareness to the severity of HIV/AIDS and other potentially life threatening illnesses.

People from all over the Wiregrass attended the ceremony to remember lost loved ones and light a candle in their honor.

The ceremony and candlelight vigil took place Friday morning from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the MAO testing facility and clinic.

MAO offers confidential testing during the week at 1865 Honeysuckle Rd in Dothan. Appointments can be made by visiting MAOI.org or by calling the clinic at 334-673-0494