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Activists and supporters from all over the greater Detroit area will gather April 25 to celebrate and honor women who have fought against the AIDS epidemic in Michigan. The luncheon event will be emceed by TV and radio personality, Charles Pugh, and is being held at the Northwest Activities Center, 18100 Meyers Rd. in Detroit.
The Michigan Women and AIDS Committee advocates on behalf of women in our community who are infected with, affected by, or at-risk for HIV infection, by promoting HIV prevention, and supportive services through HIV education, community collaborations and enhancing HIV awareness.
Tickets are $20 per person, and are available by calling 313-876-0980. The luncheon starts at noon and includes live entertainment, and the introduction of the first annual Joan Fields Memorial Scholarship Award, named after the head of the first office of HIV/AIDS at the Detroit Health Department, and the founder of the Detroit Women and AIDS Walk (the predecessor to AIDS Walk Michigan). Fields died in January 2004.