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Posted: Sunday, Jul 26, 2015 10:03 pm

ALS advantage cooking to be hold Aug. 8

By Martin Martinez​

There is really small famous about what causes amyotrophic parallel sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig’s disease, says Savannah Morrison.

Morrison will horde a Edward Arnold ALS Benefit Dinner on Saturday, Aug. 8, during The Farm in Rocky Face. The eventuality is named in respect of her father who died from ALS in 2011.

“I’m an usually child and my relatives are divorced, so my father and we were really close,” pronounced Morrison. “I came home from college and started holding caring of him in 2006, so this is something that is really nearby and dear to my heart.”

She pronounced she began conference of others influenced by ALS in a village and final year she came adult with a thought to horde a advantage dinner.

“There are always cancer recognition and heart illness recognition events out there,” pronounced Morrison. “There seems to be a good understanding of people out there in a village struggling with this disease, and we know how dire it is. we usually felt like we indispensable to do something to assistance someone else.”

This is a second year a advantage cooking will be held. Last year saw a audience of 200 between a cooking and a margin day event. The cooking lifted some-more than $11,000. This year there will usually be a cooking held. Morrison pronounced she expects a same audience as final year.

“All a increase go to a ALS Association of Georgia, and any bit helps,” pronounced Morrison. “Right now there is no famous heal for this illness or a treatment. It’s tough to find out when we get this illness since we don’t know how we got it or why.”

Morrison pronounced a income lifted supports ALS investigate and also goes toward assisting families in need influenced by ALS.

“You know, if they need a wheelchair or anything else like that that they can’t yield for themselves,” she said.

The cooking will underline a live rope and a wordless auction. Morrison pronounced grave clothes is required.

“It’s a good eventuality to come out and have a good time,” she said. “We’d adore for this eventuality to continue each year. we feel like we have a job to assistance those families traffic with ALS.”

Tickets for a cooking contingency be purchased by Tuesday, Aug. 4. They are $50 per person. It is also probable to buy a list of 8 for $400 or a list for 10 for $500. There are also sponsorship packages available. Contact Morrison during (706) 270-1791 or

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