AIDS Action Honors Vice President & Mrs. Al Gore, Other Heroes In AIDS Fight At April 9 Ceremony
March 31, 1997
Contact: José Zuñiga
(202) 986-1300, Ext. 3042
WASHINGTON, DC - AIDS Action will honor seven leaders in the fight against AIDS, including Vice President and Tipper Gore, at its seventh annual AIDS Action National Leadership Awards ceremony Wednesday, April 9.
AIDS Action, the nation's foremost AIDS advocacy organization, annually recognizes remarkable individuals and organizations that demonstrate leadership, commitment and courage in AIDS public service, public policy, community service, and media. This year's awardees are:
"We all too often are engaged in battle to preserve our hard won victories and defeat attempts to subvert our nation's response to AIDS," said Daniel Zingale, AIDS Action's executive director.
"This is an opportunity for us to pause and recognize the people without whom the cause for which we all fight would be surely lost," Zingale added.
The National Leadership Awards ceremony begins at 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 9, at the Lansburgh Theatre, 450 Seventh Street, N.W., Washington, D.C.
All media must be credentialed for this event. To receive a credential form via fax, please call Kurt Schade at (202) 986-1300, Ext. 3060. To set up pre- or post-event interviews, please call José Zuñiga at (202) 986-1300, Ext. 3042.
AIDS Action Council
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