Michael Kirby/Auburn Journal Handcrafted Kenyan products were available in the silent auction.
Michael Kirby/Auburn Journal From left, Warren "Buck" Buckingham, Vickie Winkler, and Isaac Mzee share a light moment at the HEART on SAFARI tenth anniversary celebration of the organization that Winkler founded and their work in Kenya. HEART stands for Health Education Africa Recource Team. The group is involved in HIV/AIDS and other disease prevention and education in Kenya.
Michael Kirby/Auburn Journal Dr. Neil Flynn (L)talks with Rita Patel,MD. Flynn is one of HEART's medical directors and a veteran of 14 trips to Kenya with HEART. Patel is an internal medicine resident.
Michael Kirby/Auburn Journal Colfax Assembly pastor Don Hall bids on a African hand carved comb during the silent auction.
Michael Kirby/Auburn Journal Warren "Buck" Buckingham had just returned from Kenya to speak at HEART's ten year anniversary celebration, and praised emotionally their ongoing work in Kenya. Buckingham is a current member of the Senior Management Team, US Global AIDS, in Washington D.C.
Michael Kirby/Auburn Journal HEART founder Vickie Winkler spoke about the organizations work in Kenya.
Michael Kirby/Auburn Journal Special guest speaker and HEART staff member in Kenya Isaac Mzee made the long journey to Auburn to speak about the work HEART is doing in Kenya.