WILTON MANORS, FL – Comedienne Margaret Cho spoke before a crowd of nearly 2,000 people on the evening of December 1, World AIDS Day. A candlelight march, led by Ms.
Cho went from Hagen Park to the Shoppes of Wilton Manors. After the march, a rally was held in the shopping center parking lot featuring Grand Marshall Cho. Also speaking at the rally were Wilton Manors’ Vice Mayor Tom Green, Angelo Castillo and Kathleen Cannon of Broward House, Paul Hyman of the Pride Center at Equality Park, Rev. Durrell Watkins of the Sunshine Cathedral/MCC and attorney Norman Kent.
This was the fourth annual candle-light vigil and rally held in Fort Lauderdale/Wilton Manor s which has seen exponential growth every year and serves to commemorate and raise awareness of the 30th anniversary of the discovery or HIV/AIDS.
Immediately after the vigil, Ms. Cho performed in front of a packed house at Parker Playhouse as a fundraiser for Broward House, Fort Lauderdale’s oldest and largest AIDS service agency.
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