Part support group, part fundraising effort, this group seeks to fuel ALS research while offering comfort to those who are coping with the disease

Posted on Friday, July 23, 2010 - 14:18, By: Bill Norman
When you’re hoping to earn $14, but wind up making $20 instead, that’s good reason to be happy. Marlene Zaleski and four of her friends found themselves in just such a situation, except the $14 was $14,000, and the final tally from their ALS fundraising run/walk in Cookeville, Tenn., on April 24...

Teen with LGMD helps design an accessible beach playground, in honor of an amateur surfer with ALS

Posted on Friday, May 14, 2010 - 12:59, By: Miriam Davidson
Designers of a new accessible beach park in Virginia Beach, Va., are very glad they asked Caroline Pennell, of Chesterfield, to look over their plans. The 14-year-old with limb girdle muscular dystrophy (LGMD) came up with the best idea of all. 
Posted on Sunday, July 1, 2007 - 09:16, By: Bill Norman
Lisa Shelley decided more than a year ago that ALS would take a back seat in her life. In the foremost position she opted for humanity — or more specifically, helping others. Through her program Friends Like Mine, Shelley prepares gift bags for the MDA/ALS Center in Charlotte, N.C., where staff...
Posted on Thursday, December 1, 2005 - 17:00, By: Kathy Wechsler
Jeanine R. Schierbecker of St. Louis has been a physical therapist (PT) at Washington University School of Medicine’s MDA clinic since 1985, 11 years before it was designated an MDA/ALS center. A team approach