Reverend Run to Make Appearance at Detroit Church

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

DETROIT (AP) -- Hip-hop legend Joseph "Reverend Run" Simmons is coming to Detroit to discuss the need for early diabetes detection.

The member of the famed group Run DMC is an ambassador for the "Ask.Screen.Know." campaign, which is dedicated to increasing awareness about the benefits of diabetes screening.

Simmons is to talk about the issue during an appearance Sunday at Greater Grace Temple.

In a statement, Simmons says he knows "firsthand the impact that the disease can have," having watched his father manage deal with diabetes.


WILX.com is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

Keep it clean, keep it civil, keep it truthful, stay on topic, be responsible, share your knowledge, and please suggest removal of comments that violate these standards.

powered by Disqus
WILX 500 American Road Lansing, MI 48911 517-393-0110
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 205155871 - wilx.com/a?a=205155871