Philadelphia FIGHT 25th Anniversary

Greg Louganis honored for lifetime achievement.

Rep. Dwight Evans, Greg Louganis, Olympic diver, LGBT-rights activist and author, Jane Shullm Philadelphia FIGHT's Executive Director and Mayor elect Jim Kenney.

Rep. Dwight Evans, Greg Louganis, Olympic diver, LGBT-rights activist and author, Jane Shullm Philadelphia FIGHT’s Executive Director and Mayor elect Jim Kenney.

Philadelphia FIGHT’s 25th anniversary celebration was held Thursday night at the Loews Hotel. Founded in 1990 as a small HIV research project, FIGHT is now the largest and most comprehensive AIDS Service Organization in Philadelphia. The evening marked a quarter-century of providing vital programs and services to members of the community at need.

Lifetime Achievement Honoree Greg Louganis was on hand to greet the guests and pose for photos. Mayor-elect Jim Kenney stopped by to honor the organization for being a trailblazer in the field. Cherri Gregg, CBSRadio, emceed the event.

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