Alpha Gamma Rho binds grill to advantage ALS

April 12, 2016 - als

Alpha Gamma Rho companionship during University of Georgia is holding a open grill currently to advantage ALS in respect of a former member who was recently diagnosed with a disease.

Tommy Pollack, who graduated from UGA in a 1970s and was an active member of Alpha Gamma Rho and after served as a companionship adviser, was diagnosed with ALS final year. Amyotrophic parallel sclerosis, also famous as Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a on-going neurodegenerative illness that affects haughtiness cells in a mind and a spinal cord.

In years past, AGR hold a open grill where members come together to prepare food and sell tickets to sororities and alumni to acquire income for opposite organizations, such as a American Cancer Society, with a income warranted going to a sold cause. Phillip Maxwell, a tighten crony of Pollack’s and still an active alumni during AGR, approached a companionship with a thought that this year they do a grill in respect of Pollack. The members immediately agreed.

“Tommy Pollack is as good a chairman as ALS is a terrible disease,” Maxwell said.

Pollack does not need a financial assistance, though was brought to tears when he listened what a companionship wanted to do on his behalf.  Pollack and his whole family devise to attend today’s grill so he can appreciate a members for what they are doing.

The grill is during 785 S. Milledge Avenue and starts during 5 p.m.

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