CHAPTER NEWS

A HOLIDAY GIFT WITH MEANING - MAKE A TRIBUTE OR MEMORIAL

'Tis the season! Trying to find that perfect gift for the person who has everything? Consider making a tribute or memorial donation on a loved one’s behalf. When you honor someone with a donation, you support a family with ALS while bringing true holiday warmth to an honoree. Planning to make an end-of-year gift? Simply indicate in writing that you would like that gift to honor someone special.

All honorees will be notified that a gift has been made on their behalf with a card from the ALS Association St. Louis Regional Chapter. Donors can request that gift acknowledgments be sent to them for personal delivery.

To make a gift, visit www.alsa-stl.org, or call the ALS Association office, 314-432-7257.

CHAPTER EVENTS

3rd ANNUAL ICE BUCKET BASH RAISES OVER $300,000

The ALS Association St. Louis Regional Chapter hosted the third annual Ice Bucket Bash on November 17th at the Coronado and raised over $300,000 to help people and families fighting ALS in eastern Missouri and central and southern Illinois.

Five local celebrities, Television Analyst and former St. Louis Blues player Bernie Federko; Broadcast and Web Meteorologist Cindy Preszler; President of Baseball Operations for the St. Louis Cardinals John Mozeliak; Fox2/KPLR11 Reporter and Anchor Dan Gray, and Rusty Keeley, CEO of the Keeley Companies; all took the Ice Bucket Challenge live on stage to help us raise funds to fight ALS.

Special thanks to all that supported, especially presenting sponsors World Wide Technology & The Steward Family Foundation.  Additional sponsors included The Fox Family Foundation, Centene Charitable Foundation, the Keeley Companies, the St. Louis Cardinals, Washington University in St. Louis, Stinson Leonard Street, Edward Jones, RubinBrown, Alliance Rehab, Graybar, Evntiv, CAM Print, and media sponsor, Fox 2/KPLR 11.

MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR THE 2018 WALKS TO DEFEAT ALS®

Springfield Walk | Saturday, June 16, 2018 | Southwind Park

This year's walk will be held on Saturday, June 16 at Southwind Park.  The 2017 Springfield Walk was a record breaking year, raising over $200,000.  Help us reach this year's goal of $175,000 and register now.

St. Louis Walk | Saturday, June 23, 2018 | Forest Park

This year’s Walk will be held on Saturday, June 23 at a new location in Forest Park.  You will find us at the Upper Muny Parking Lot also known as the Festival and Parking Plaza. The 2017 St. Louis Walk drew more than 3,500 participants and raised over $410,000 for the Chapter. With hundreds of passionate walkers like you, we can raise our goal of $430,000.00, so that we can provide care services to families touched by ALS and fund global cutting-edge research. The more people we have walking with us, the greater the impact we will have in the fight against ALS. Register here now!

CHANGES COMING FOR THE ANNUAL MEMORIAL GOLF TOURNAMENT

Big changes are happening for this year’s Swing For a Cure Golf Tournament. This year is the 23rd year for the event and we are making the switch to Sunset Country Club. This year’s golfers will be able to enjoy a round of golf at this exclusive private club with all this amenities. Join us on Monday, August 20th for a day of fun, sun and golf for this worthwhile cause of empowering persons with Lou Gehrig’s disease and their families to live fuller lives by providing them with compassionate care and support.  Look for registration information coming soon.

COMMUNITY PARTNER EVENTS

Every year, more than 30 community partner events are hosted in support of The ALS Association St. Louis Regional Chapter by families, groups and individuals. Join us for the following events:

Are you interested in a new way to support the Association this year? Consider hosting your own Community Partner Event.
Community Partner fundraising events are organized and managed by a family, group, or individual that would like to raise money to support the ALS Association St. Louis Regional Chapter.  Examples of these events include golf outings, bike rides, auctions, raffles, walks, or runs.  Be creative and come up with an event we’ve never heard of before!  Have fun and support the Association at the same time.  Contact Andrea Flanigan at 314-432-7257  or aflanigan@alsastl.org to get started.

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Save the Date for the 21st Annual Memorial Golf Tournament and Dinner Auction

 

This year The ALS Association St. Louis Regional Chapter is celebrating the 21st Anniversary of the Annual Memorial Golf Tournament and Dinner Auction.  The 2016 event will be held Friday, August 26, at the Norman K. Probstein Golf Course in Forest Park.  Join us for a day of fun, sun and golf for this worthwhile cause of empowering persons with Lou Gehrig’s disease and their families to live fuller lives by providing them with compassionate care and support.  Registration begins at 10:30 am and there is a noon shotgun start.  For more information you can visit our golf website at www.alsa-stl.org/golf_tournament.