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THANK YOU to all those who participated in the

2014 Walk to Defeat ALS. With your help, we have surpassed our goal of $600,000.

Currently, we have raised $655,193 ... and counting.


NEW ORLEANS (October 11, 2014) is still accepting donations!

SHREVEPORT (October 18, 2014) is still accepting donations!

LAFAYETTE (October 25, 2014) is still accepting donations!

BATON ROUGE (November 1, 2014) is still accepting donations!

MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST WALK (March 14, 2014) is still accepting donations!

JACKSON (September 27, 2014) is still accepting donations!

The ALS Association Louisiana-Mississippi Chapter welcomes Lucie Bruijn, Ph.D., chief scientist at The ALS Association

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WHEN: Thursday, November 20

Check-in 10:30 a.m.

Lunch 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Presentation 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

WHERE: American Red Cross

Louisiana Capital Area Chapter

4655 Sherwood Common Blvd.

Baton Rouge, LA 70816


Dr. Bruijn will present:

An overview of ALS research

News on promising studies funded by The ALS Association

Information on specific programs benefiting from Ice Bucket Challenge donations


Please RSVP by November 15 to Sherry Oliveto at (225) 343-9880, ext. 3 or e-mail

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