CHAPTER EVENTS

SAVE THE DATE FOR THE 3rd ANNUAL ICE BUCKET BASH

The Ice Bucket Bash is a fun, energetic party that puts St. Louis Celebrities on the hot seat…err, we mean the cold seat! Ice Bucket Bash attendees will experience an ice-themed celebration with interactive elements for guests to explore.  Five notable St. Louisans will take the stage on Friday, November 17th as guests pledge donations to see them “take the bucket.” 

To purchase tickets or for more information, visit http://501auctions.com/icebucketbash.

SWING FOR A CURE GOLF TOURNAMENT

Thank you to everyone who joined us last Friday for the Swing For a Cure Golf Tournament.  We had a beautiful day on the course and raised more than $82,000 with 150 golfers present.  Mastermind Vodka, Urban Chestnut Brewery and Ruth Chris hosted tents on the course with giveaways for the golfers. Our sincere appreciation and thank you to our sponsors, participants, golf committee and the event day volunteers for their involvement, generosity and support at this year’s Tournament we could not accomplish this without their dedication and support.

Thank you to our 2017 Golf Sponsors:
Associated Bank, The Family & Friends of Wayne Barber, Sr., Alliance Rehab, Permobil, AeroCharter, United Access, BarberMurphy Group, Mark & Kathy Slocomb and Numotion

TAKE STEPS TOWARD A CURE: 2017 WALKS TO DEFEAT ALS®

Thank you to the almost 5,000 participants who joined us for the St. Louis Walk to Defeat ALS in Forest Park.  We have raised more than $374,000 of our $477,000 goal. If you have money that needs to be turned in, the Walk website is still taking donations or you can send checks in to the office.  Don’t forget to ask your employer about matching gifts.  You can see event day photos at https://goo.gl/photos/6EBvAoSJL9hFR8Bg8.

Thank you to our 2017 Walk Sponsors

Presented By: Dowd Bennett, LLP

Sponsored By:Permobil, Raymond James & Associates, Inc., Ameren, Compassionate Nursing Services, Numotion, Inc., Express Scripts Inc, Southern Bus & Mobility, Alliance Rehab & Medical Equiptment, Bethesda, Missouri Foundation for Health, Prism Medical Ltd., RespirTech, Travelers Insurance, UPS, Anchor Health Care, APP2Speak and Fresh Alliance LLC

Media Sponsor: KTVI/KPLR/Fox2Now in St. Louis

Thank you to everyone who came out to the Walks to Defeat ALS®!

The Springfield, IL Walk was held on Saturday, June 10th.  Over 700 Walkers came out to support people with ALS and their families and raised over $180,000 towards the fight against ALS!  We couldn’t have done it without all of our dedicated volunteers and Walk participants.

Thank you to our 2017 sponsors:The Jane and Mark Calmes Family, Memorial Health System, Personal Mobility, Warren-Boynton State Bank, Hickory Point Bank, and Hy-Vee.

Thank you also to our media sponsors for the Walks:  WICS ABC Channel 20 & Fox 55/27 Illinois

KIMMSWICK 5K: KEEP YOUR EYES ON THE PIES

 

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the 7th annual Kimmswick 5K on August 19th!  This year we raised over $24,000 in memory of Nancy Ratliff and it wouldn't have been possible without our amazing sponsors, vendors, volunteers and participants!  A special thank you to all of our sponsors: The Blue Owl Restaurant and Bakery, Ariix, Home Service Oil, The Material Works, Ltd., Midwest Bank Centre, Burgess Orthodontics, Vogel Heating & Cooling, Precision Dental Care, First Baptist Church of Arnold, Perennial and Green Light Campaigns.

 

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:

Mark Twain Lake Classic 2 Day Open Buddy Bass Tournament
Saturday, September 16 - Sunday, September 17, 2017
Spalding Beach- Mark Twain Lake 37352 Shrine Rd, Florida, MO 65283                                                                                                           There'll be food and drink specials along with attendance prizes for both fisherman and the general public, and all proceeds benefit the Mark Twain Lake Chamber of Commerce and The ALS Association. Entry fee is $175 per boat. Don't miss the post weigh-in party with live music at the Hitching Post Bar & Grill. To learn more contact Dave Luetkemeyer at DaveL@AceLabSystems.com or (314) 602-7360.

5th Annual Golf Tournament and Silent Auction- to Support the Joan Sucher Benefit Fund & The ALS Association
Saturday, September 30, 2017
Bogey Hills Country Club and St. Charles Convention Center
The golf tournament is full, but join us for the after party beginning at 6pm- emjoy a fabulous silent auction, drinks and dinner at the St. Charles Convention Center! Doors open at 6pm with a dinner buffet at 6:30pm. Cost: $65/ person (includes auction, drinks and dinner). Please RSVP by September 16th.  For more information contact Todd Bullock at (314) 422-3334 or toddb@continentalcompany.com.

2017 RHS Class of '84 Walk to Defeat ALS
Saturday, October 14, 2017 
For more information contact Mark Buckner at mbuckner1017@aol.com or (314) 852-3922.

Masquerade Ball Fundraiser to benefit the ALS Association
Friday, October 27, 2017
Sunset Lakes Golf Course (13366 W Watson Rd, St. Louis 63127)
Join in the fun of this masked party. There will be music and dancing followed by a three course meal served with beer and wine. Since it is so close to Halloween we can't forget about hosting a costume contest! Raffles, 50/50 door prizes, silent auction and many more surprises can be found throughout the night! Ticket prices: Single=$65, Couple=$110, Table of 10=$550. RSVP required. No tickets will be sold at the door. Limited to 220 people. To register for the event contact Mindy Jacquez at 314-814-1326 or minydlou_hoo@yahoo.com.

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.