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October, 2010
Academy of Friends Regretfully Announces Resignation of Executive Director Mike Horak

February, 2010
Academy of Friends Benefits Bay Area Organizations for 30 Years

September, 2009
Academy Of Friends Selects Eleven Bay Area Hiv/Aids Organizations As 2010 Gala Beneficiaries

January, 2008
29th Annual Gala To Celebrate Superheroes Within
The Sf Bay Area Hiv/Aids Community

September 30, 2008
Academy of Friends Pledges $450,000 oo Hiv/Aids Organizations in the San Francisco Bay Area

February, 2008
Liam Mayclem - Oscar's Big Fundraising Night

February, 2008
Bay Area Reporter - Gala Excitement

February, 2008
Bay Area Reporter - Academy of Friends Gala goes Bond

February, 2008
Taylor Dayne to Perform at 28th Annual Academy of Friends Gala

January, 2008
Leah Garchik / San Francisco Chronicle

January, 2008
San Francisco Chronicle - Style Section (Photos from Bently Reserve Holiday Party)

January, 2008
Groups Planning Gay Oscar Events React to Uncertainty

November, 2007
New Director for Academy of Friends

October, 2007
San Francisco Chronicle - Style Section (Photos from Flora Grubb Event)

October, 2007
Mike Horak appointed new Executive Director for Acdemy of Friends

October, 2007
Academy of Friends Selects 12 New HIV & AIDS Beneficiaries for 2008

August, 2007
Leah Garchik / San Francisco Chronicle

August, 2007
San Francisco Chronicle - Style Section (Photos from Frette Event)

July, 2007
Frette, world acclaimed luxury italian linen & fine design company, to host academy of friends underwriter’s VIP reception

June, 2007
Academy of Friends now accepting 2008 Funding Proposals from HIV/AIDS Agencies

May, 2007
Academy of Friends and Visual Aid Present 6th Annual Spring Art Auction and Benefit Event.

April, 2007
Academy of Friends and Visual Aid Present 6th Annual Spring Art Auction and Benefit Event.

February, 2007
Academy of Friends announces recipients of the Kile Ozier Founder’s Award and the Jay Luque Award for Outstanding Volunteerism.

February, 2007
Martha Wash, Dance Club Singer to Perform at Academy of Friends Gala.

December, 2006
Academy Of Friends Partners with Macy's West to Provide $40,000 In Holiday Grants to 11 Bay Area HIV/AIDS Agencies

September, 2006
Academy of Friends Selects 15 New HIV & AIDS Beneficiaries for 2007

June, 2006
Academy of Friends Now Accepting RFPS For 2007 Funding Of HIV/AIDS Agencies

May, 2006
Academy of Friends to Donate $500,000 to Beneficiaries of 26th Anniversary Gala

February, 2006
Bay Area Reporter's 'On the Town' showcases Academy of Friends Pre-Oscars bash, campaign kick-off and Chinese New Year

February, 2006
Herb Ritts Foundation Donates Renowned Photographer's Limited Edition Nude

December, 2005
7x7 lists the Gala in the HotSheet

May, 2005
7x7 "Social Studies" photos and story about 25th Anniversary Gala

September 29, 2005
Academy of Friends Selects 13 New HIV & AIDS Beneficiaries for 2006

April 28, 2005
Academy of Friends to Donate $500,000 to Beneficiaries of 25th Anniversary Gala

February 28, 2005
San Francisco Chronicle's 'Leah Garchik' item on Lindsay Wagner in $1 million gown at the Academy of Friends Gala

February 25, 2005
PlanetOut says 'San Francisco's Academy of Friends hits a milestone'

February 25, 2005
Gay.com says 'San Francisco's Academy of Friends hits a milestone

February 24, 2005
25th Anniversary Gala in SF is Biggest Oscar Night Party Outside Hollywood; 3000 Expected
Actress Lindsay Wagner to Appear in Star-Studded, Million Dollar “Hollywood Graffiti Gown”

September 30, 2004
Academy of Friends Celebrates 25TH Anniversary, Names 14 Bay Area HIV & AIDS Service Agencies as Beneficiaries for 2005

February 20, 2004
Advocate Bulletin dubs AOF Gala the 'Shanti-chic' place to be for the Academy Awards.

February 17, 2004
East Meets West At Academy Of FriendsSM "Hollywood To Bollywood" Gala Fundraiser

September 22, 2003
Academy of Friends to award 13 Bay Area HIV/AIDS service agencies as beneficiaries of 2004 Fundraising Gala

August 18, 2003
Academy of Friends Celebrates $50,000 Commitment From At&T, Welcomes New Executive Director And Board Members