Dr. Donna Sweet of the KU School of Medicine has been at the front of the fight against AIDS for 30 years. Dr. Sweet sat down with KMUW's Aileen LeBlanc to talk about the current status of the disease, both nationally and locally.
According to Dr. Sweet:
A World Aids Day event will be held in Wichita on December 1 at the First Metropolitan Community Church located at 156 S. Kansas.
The event begins at 2:00pm. Gathering for a memorial walk will begin at 1:45 in the parking lot of the American Red Cross on Douglas and Hydraulic.
Dr. Sweet will be the guest speaker and the musical guest will be Diversity. Attendees will have the option to contribute to a quilt that will honor and remember all of those lost through the years.
A chili cook off will be held after the service and proceeds will go to local AIDS service programs.
If you have questions about the event, please contact Teresa Romey at 293-3427.