The 2011 Minnesota Red Ribbon Ride was “A RIDE TO REMEMBER” – acknowledging the 30 year anniversary of the first diagnosis of HIV / AIDS on June 5, 1981. \r\n\r\nSeveral hundred riders, crew, spectators and supporters gathered at the Mall of America for Opening Ceremonies on Thursday, July 17. It was the start of a 4-Day 300-Mile ride… but the 30 year struggle dealing with the disease, those lost to it and world wide impact – brought new meaning to the event. \r\n\r\nThis short feature includes video, music and images in a timeline with highlights of the 30 year history of the disease. \r\n\r\nVideo Concept by: Andy Ansel, Theresa Fetsch andJeff Nohner – Ceremonies Committee\r\nVideo Production by: Jeff & Rita Nohner \r\nDonated by: Life Image, LLC (