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April 10, 2003
DH-03 TK 028
Contact: Thomas Knox
(310) 243-3367
tknox@csudh.edu

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


California State University, Dominguez Hills
To Host 2003 5K AIDS Walk

Taking steps to fight AIDS

Carson, CA - California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) and Congresswoman Juanita Millender-McDonald (D-CA-37) will host the 7th Annual 5K AIDS Walk of The League of African American Women on Saturday, April 26, beginning at 7:30 a.m. Hundreds of local community members and athletes are expected to participate in this fund-raising event. This AIDS Walk is recognized as the only walk in the country that directs all proceeds to women and children of color.

WHAT: 7th Annual 5K AIDS Walk

WHO: Congresswoman Juanita Millender-McDonald, D-37th District, The League of African American Women

WHERE: California State University, Dominguez Hills, 1000 E. Victoria Street Carson

WHEN: Saturday, April 26, beginning at 7:30 a.m.

California State University, Dominguez Hills has joined with Congresswoman Juanita Millender-McDonald and the League of African American Women to raise money and public awareness to fight the debilitating disease of AIDS. Proceeds from the 5K AIDS Walk are donated to six healthcare facilities: The Watts Health Clinic; The Charles Drew University Oasis Clinic; Harbor-UCLA Pediatric AIDS Clinic; T.H.E. Clinic; Long Beach Memorial Pediatric Unit; and the Asian American HIV/AIDS Organization.

Please call Valerie McDonald for additional information at (310) 323-4375.

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