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Clinton, Dole Reps To Accept Pledge Cards Collected On Aids Memorial Quilt Weekend

October 8, 1996

Contact: José Zuniga
(202) 986-1300, Ext. 3042

WHAT: Later this week, 700,000 Americans will converge on Washington, D.C., for the display of the 40,000-panel AIDS Memorial Quilt. AIDS Action Foundation and the AIDS Memorial Quilt's sponsoring organization, The NAMES Project Foundation, will provide display attendees with the opportunity to sign pledge cards letting presidential candidates know how important presidential leadership on AIDS is to American voters.

Clinton-Gore '96 and Dole-Kemp '96 spokespersons have been invited to formally accept thousands of pledge cards on behalf of President Bill Clinton and Senator Robert Dole at a press conference sponsored by AIDS Action Foundation and The NAMES Project Foundation.

WHO: Fred Miller, Interim Executive Director, AIDS Action Foundation.
Anthony Turney, Executive Director, The NAMES Project Foundation.
Representatives from the Clinton-Gore/Dole-Kemp campaigns.

WHEN: 10:30 - 11 a.m.
Tuesday, October 15

WHERE: Lafayette Park, in front of the White House

For more information, contact:
AIDS Action Council
1875 Connecticut Avenue NW #700
Washington DC 20009
202-986-1300, extension 3053
202-986-1345 (fax)
202-332-9614 (tty)

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This article was provided by AIDS Action Council.