Rev Sandy Gess of Park Presidio UMC-San Francisco receives on behalf of the congregation the Certificate of Recognition from Assemblymember David Chiu, 17th Assembly District (Assistant Speaker pro Tempore), for honoring victims of AIDS at a week of community events in remembrance of HIV/AIDS and looking forward for World AIDS Day . In the background is a four-panel block from the Names Project AIDS Memorial Quilt. The Certificate reads: "This certificate is presented to Park Presidio United Methodist Church in recognition of your commitment to the lasting health of San Francisco and its most vulnerable communities. The California Legislature applauds your commemoration of those lost to and currently living with HIV/AIDS, and thanks you for your generosity, kindness, and compassion." from left to right are members of PPUMC and a representative from Assemblymember Chiu's office : Natasha Kanhai, Jesse Bie, Catherine Arbona (for Assemblmember Chiu), Rev Sandy Gess, Ted Rodriguez, Rob Herrmann, James Campbell.