ALS Association to horde 16th annual Walk to Defeat ALS | Fresno Bee

October 23, 2016 - als

The ALS Association’s Golden West Chapter will horde a 16th annual Central Valley Walk to Defeat ALS during Woodward Park on Oct. 30.

Registration will start during 9 a.m. during 7775 N. Friant Road, with an opening rite during 10:15 a.m. featuring special guest cook Robert Irvine from a Food Network uncover “Worst Cooks in America.”

The roughly 2-mile travel will start during 11 a.m. and start in front of a towering perspective preserve in a park.

Irvine will benefaction a Walk Hero Award to Eric Amador, a Selma proprietor who has amyotrophic parallel sclerosis and who has assimilated a group of supporters to lift some-more than $6,750 in a quarrel opposite ALS.

The organisation has helped Amador to know ALS and learn how to live with it, he said. ALS is some-more ordinarily famous as Lou Gehrig’s disease.

He was an enlisted member of a Navy who served in a Persian Gulf War and after worked as confidence cook for Presidents George H. W. Bush and Barack Obama.

The Hero Award is given to those who make bold strides to lift awareness, disciple and fundraise while battling ALS.

All supports lifted will go towards caring services, open process and research. The idea this year is to lift $55,000.

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