18 Sep, 2011
Cinnamon Lodge HIV and AIDS Workplace Committee conducted awareness sessions on 17th and 18th September 2011 at Gajabapura, Kalyanapura, Sinhapura – 623 Brigade and 62 Division. Brigadier Laksiri Waduge, the 62 Division Commander, Walioya invited HIV and AIDS Master Trainer Ivan Perera of Cinnamon Lodge, Habarana to conduct the programme that benefited 931 officers and several other rankers.
In the welcome speech and vote of thanks, the Commanding Officers at the respective camps appreciated the efforts of Cinnamon Lodge Habarana and the John Keells Foundation for organizing such educational sessions for the armed forces. The Lodge Team considered this the most successful of all HIV and AIDS Awareness Programmes conducted so far due to the participation of a young person living with HIV.