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ALS Walk Aims to Raise 20K

Sunday, June 28, 2015 @ 10:04 AM

Charlene Vohar – photo 250 News

Prince George, B.C. – Approximately 200 people are expected to take part in today’s ALS Walk at Lheidhli T’enneh Memorial Park.

Organizers are hoping to raise $20,000 to help find a cure for Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, sometimes called Lou Gehrig’s disease.

Spokesperson Charlene Vohar says approximately 50-60 people suffer from the rapidly progressive, invariably fatal neurological disease in the Prince George region.

She’s also been touched by it pesonally.

“I’ve lost three family members to ALS. I lost my mom three years ago, prior to that on my dad’s side of the family his brother, and my mom’s aunt.”

Today’s walk kicks off at 11:30 am and will be followed by burgers, hot dogs and a silent auction.


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