AFC Announces Entertainment for 2013 AIDS Run & Walk Chicago

September 10, 2013

CeCe Peniston Set to Take the Stage at Annual Event

September 10, 2013

Rhett Lindsay, (312) 334-0935

CHICAGO – The AIDS Foundation of Chicago (AFC) is thrilled to announce CeCe Peniston as the entertainment for this year’s AIDS Run & Walk, which will be held at Soldier Field on Saturday, September 28.

Peniston is a major recording artist who has been producing soulful, dance-flavored R&B since 1990. Among those who have personally requested her to perform are Aretha Franklin, Pope John Paul II, and President Bill Clinton at both of his inauguration ceremonies. What’s more, after apartheid ended in South Africa, she was the first female entertainer to visit and perform there.

Peniston’s philanthropic efforts have supported those affected by HIV/AIDS, women and children in need, and people experiencing hunger.

The Run & Walk will feature a 5K race and a 10K, both with running and walking divisions. Registration is open at Pre-registration prices are available through Wednesday, September 18; however, same-day registration will be available at regular price.

If you have any questions, please contact the event’s director, Rhett Lindsay, at or (312) 334-0935.

Click here to download a PDF of this press release.


Founded in 1985 by community activists and physicians, the AIDS Foundation of Chicago is a catalyst for local, national, and international action against HIV/AIDS.

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