NC9 participates in 'Dining Out for Life'

NC9 participates in 'Dining Out for Life'

POSTED: Thursday, April 25, 2013 - 2:36pm

UPDATED: Thursday, April 25, 2013 - 2:42pm

One day a year, the best thing to make for dinner is a reservation. On Thursday, April 25, 2013, several restaurants across El Paso will donate 25-50% of breakfast, lunch or dinner sales to support HIV/AIDS services in El Paso. All you have to do is gather your friends and family for a delicious meal at any of the participating restaurants, and help International AIDS Empowerment raise much needed HIV/AIDS funds for our community. A list of participating restaurants can be found at

This year’s participating restaurants to date include (please check website for reservations and meals times that apply):

Red Mountain Bistro (50%)
Ardovino’s Desert Crossing                            Pacifica Seafood & Bar
Andre’s Pizza                                                      Paco Wong’s Chinese Restaurant
Bella Napoli                                                        Pot au feu
Dominic’s Italian                                                Ripe Eatery
Eloise                                                                   Ruli’s International Kitchen
El Parque Restaurant                                        Sam’s Chinese Restaurant
Emilia’s on the Plaza                                         Sparrow’s Pizza Pies
Star City Kitchen & Bar
Italians                                                                  Sunny’s Sushi
Japanese Crepe House                                    Sushi Express
Magic Bistro                                                         Tabla
Opus World Bistro

“This year marks the 7th year that International AIDS Empowerment raises funds through Dining Out for Life, which started in Philadelphia and has now spread nationwide,” said Skip Rosenthal, IAE Executive Director. “We encourage people to serve as ambassadors by inviting their friends and family to eat out at one of the supporting restaurants, it will help make a difference in the lives of many people living with HIV/AIDS in our community.”

Dining Out for Life is produced by International AIDS Empowerment and all funds raised will help this agency provide testing, counseling, and education and prevention programs, support groups, case management services.

About IAE
International AIDS Empowerment (IAE) is a nonprofit organization that was created in 1997 as a project of the United States-Mexico Border Health Association (USMBHA) and the El Paso Field Office of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO). Our mission is to improve the quality of life for people living with HIV/AIDS regionally, nationally and internationally and to reduce the incidence of new infections through education, outreach, and testing. For information on how to sponsor, pledge, walk or form a team for AIDS Walk El Paso 2012 please visit our website at

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