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Brian Lester's Retirement Celebration

March 30, 2023
Following 16 years of dedicated service, Brian Lester is retiring as Executive Director of Regional HIV/AIDS Connection (RHAC). As a friend of RHAC, we invite you to join us on the evening of March 30 at Civic Garden Complex (625 Springbank Drive, London, ON) virtually or in-person to celebrate Brian's legacy of leadership in our community:
  • 4-5 PM: Virtual Reception (Online Only)
  • 5-6 PM: Ceremony (Online and In-Person)
  • 6-7 PM: Reception (In-Person Only)
If you are able to celebrate with us, please RSVP below by following the instructions in Step 1Unable to join us? You can still participate by sharing your well wishes with Brian by following Steps 2 through 4. 


The celebration will take place in-person with virtual portions live-streamed. We ask that you please register to attend the virtual reception and/or ceremony (4-6 PM), or the in-person ceremony and/or reception (5-7 PM).
  • To attend in-person, please register: here
  • To attend virtually, please register: here 

STEP 2: Sign the digital guestbook

Wish Brian well in his retirement by signing a virtual guestbook ahead of the event. The signed guestbook will be sent to Brian as a digital greeting card on March 30. Please sign the guestbook, before March 30: here.

STEP 3: Submit a word for Brian's retirement 'word cloud'

Submit 1 word or phrase you associate with Brian's leadership and legacy. Your submission will be part of a special 'word cloud' art piece gifted to Brian during the event. Please make your submission before March 14: here.

STEP 4: Share a photo

Do you have a photo of Brian from back-in-the-day that you would like to share with us? Photo submissions will be included in a public presentation at the event to celebrate Brian's longstanding history with RHAC! Send it to us before March 14 at: