3 Temple City High School Clubs Participate in 2009 Aids Walk

The Environmental Club, Red Cross, and Kaleidoscope attended the annual Aids Walk in Los Angeles.

Written by JENNIE LI / Published October 23, 2009

The 25th annual Aids Walk-Los Angeles, sponsored by the Hilton family, Channel 4 News, Macys, Nordstrom and numerous modern industries occurred on Sunday, October 18, 2009.

Schools, celebrities, mayors, companies and over thirty thousand dedicated guests participated in the event.

Three Temple City High School clubs participated in the Aids Walk: Environmental Club, Red Cross and Kaleidoscope. Each donated $100 to the cause.

Cheers and bells rang loudly when $1000 was donated. Official 2009 Aids Walk T-shirts, caps, eco-friendly water bottles, duffel bags and pins were provided to guest.

The 2009 Aids Walk featured an aerobic and motivational warm-up exercise prior to the official start of the event.

Activists in support of the war against AIDS and celebrities also addressed the crowd with message of congratulations, encouragement and gratitude.

Los Angeles mayor Antonio Villaraigosa was a special guest speaker. Villaraigosa praised the involvement of so many activist groups and citizens as John Lloyd Young performed, “You’ll Never Walk Alone” in the background.

The Aids Walk formally began at ten in the morning.

The three checkpoints along the 6.2 mile route offered tasty, complimentary snacks and juice. Numerous performances energized and cheered on the crowd. DJs played music. Cheerleaders flipped in the air. Many activists rallied for the cause.


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