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Join thousands of Walkers throughout the region in one
(or more) of our six Walk to Defeat ALS events.
The Walk to Defeat ALS®
raises funds for The ALS Association Louisiana-Mississippi Chapter's care services programs as well as awareness, advocacy and research efforts. For more information, call Chelsea Moreau at (225) 343-9880, ext. 6 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. To register, click here.
Save the dates:
MS Gulf Coast walk is still accepting donations!
"The Luckiest Man" Essay Contest
Open to all 8th grade students in Louisiana
500 words or less
Typed, 10-point Times New Roman
Essays will be judged on spelling, grammar, content, and how well the student answers the question:
"Why did Lou Gehrig consider himself 'The Luckiest Man?'"
Legendary New York Yankee Lou Gehrig was diagnosed with ALS in the prime of his record-setting baseball career. Through it all, Gehrig presented a public face of courage, perseverance and humility. The winning essay will highlight both Gehrig and ALS, which ultimately became known as Lou Gehrig's Disease.
First prize: $100
Second prize: $50
Third prize: $25
Winners will be presented at the Louisiana State Capitol on ALS Awareness Day -- May 15, 2014
For more information, call Jamie Craig at (225) 343-9880, ext. 2
The ALS Association Louisiana-Mississippi Chapter and the New Orleans
Zephyrs on Friday, June 6 to Strike Out ALS. We'll be raising awareness
of ALS while commemorating the 75th anniversary of Lou Gehrig's farewell
speech at Yankee Stadium. June 6 is also Military Appreciation Night at Zephyr Field.
you know that military veterans are twice as likely to be diagnosed
Help us fight for them as well as others living with the
for the game are $12 -- and half of the ticket sales will benefit The
ALS Association Louisiana-Mississippi Chapter and its mission to provide
help and hope to those fighting ALS. *Tickets for
pALS and one caregiver are available at no charge, sponsored by The ALS
Association Louisiana-Mississippi Chapter. Please
RSVP by going through the ticket-purchasing process to indicate that
you will be joining us and we will mail your tickets to you. For that and more info, CLICK HERE.
RAISING AWARENESS THROUGH ATTIRE
Purchase and wear "Cure ALS" pins and/or the Strike Out ALS t-shirt to increase ALS awareness. If interested, call Frankie Erwin at 225-343-9880 ext 1.
"Cure ALS" Pins: $35 Strike Out ALS Shirts - Baseball style shirt: $17; short-sleeved t-shirt: $12
Back of shirt reads "Gehrig 4"