East Lansing residents participate in AIDS walk

By Alex Barhorst
Entirely East Lansing staff writer

East Lansing residents took thousands of steps to fight AIDS. An estimated 330 people from the area participated in the LAAN AIDS walk on Sunday, Sept. 23. The Lansing Area AIDS Association, hosts the 5K walk annually to raise awareness and money for the battle against HIV and AIDS. Started in 1985, the nonprofit organization has two main goals: getting people tested for HIV and treating individuals diagnosed with the virus.