Ice asperse plea soaks ALS research

August 13, 2017 - als

ROCKERVILLE S.D. (KOTA TV) – The village was removing soppy for a good means Saturday. Gaslight Saloon, in Rockerville done a spin-off of a renouned ‘ice bucket challenge’ to assistance account a heal for a not so common disease.

Owner of a Gaslight Saloon, Matthew Spaans helped to put on a annual ALS Ice Dunk Challenge, as he has a personal tie with a disease.

“A lot of a family members have died from ALS,” pronounced Spaans. ”We’ve got 5 in a family now, and also one of a conduct coaches for Hill City died of ALS as well.”

Spaans isn’t a usually one during a tavern that’s been affected.

“I have family members that have ALS so I’ll be here each year,” pronounced participant, Dan Tucker.

All deduction are donated to ALS investigate to assistance find a cure, though plunging into a tank of ice cold H2O isn’t a usually approach to help.

“We have a large wordless auction, we got donations via a community, and afterwards we also have Putt Putt.”

Spaans pronounced a tavern lifted some-more than $5,000 during final year’s event. Organizers wish to accommodate that same idea this year.

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