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AIDS Walk Detroit now open for 2009 registration

By |2018-01-16T05:47:28-05:00March 5th, 2009|News|

Registration has begun for AIDS Walk 2009 on This year’s event will take place Sunday, Sept. 20 in Royal Oak.
Participants who register online can start building their own Web site right away, use all online tools and begin taking donations.
Registrations will also be accepted by fax, mail and e-mail.

AIDS Walk Detroit, put on each year by Steppin’ Out, is one of many walks held around the state each fall to help raise funds for the thousands of people living in Michigan with HIV/AIDS.
In addition to participating in the walk, Steppin’ Out is also looking for volunteers for their Special Events Committee. Volunteers will help with any number of events in 2009, including home tours, shopping sprees, garden parties and chili cook-offs. Newcomers and past volunteers alike are welcome to help out.
Steppin’ Out will host an informational meet and greet at their offices on Thursday, March 12 from 6-7 p.m. Those interested in attending should call Steppin’ Out Program Director Alyssa Johnson at 248-399-9255, or e-mail her at Those unable to attend, but who are still interested in volunteering, should also contact her.
For more information, visit Steppin’ Out’s Web site at

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