Deerfield proprietor to be respected for work with ALS foundation

February 20, 2017 - als

A possibility assembly between Deerfield proprietor Ken Hoffman and a college companionship hermit in 2001 set him on a trail that would eventually lead him to an critical purpose with a Les Turner ALS Foundation.

Hoffman, a organization’s house boss given 2014, will be respected by a substructure for his impasse and care during a annual Hope Through Caring Gala Feb. 25 in Chicago.

The celebration has lifted some-more than $10 million for a classification given a initial eventuality in 1988, according to Andrea Pauls Backman, a Glenview proprietor and a organization’s executive director.

Founded in 1977, a Les Turner Foundation is clinging to advancing systematic investigate into a causes, diagnosis and impediment of a disease, according to Backman. It also supports patients and their families while lifting recognition and education.