A note from ALS Association, TN Chapter, Coordinator – Shannon Silberman:

I need your help! We are attending ALS advocacy day in Washington, DC on May 6th and need as many of these letters signed as possible. Please have family members/friends sign them. There are two letters (one for Senator Corker and one for Senator Alexander) make sure you sign one of each.

Click here to download: Advocacy Walk Letter (TN)

You can print and mail the signed letters to:

Patty Lane

Post Office Box 40244

Nashville, TN 37204

OR

Scan the signed letters and email them to: patty.lane@alstn.org

This could put us one step closer to finding a cure for ALS!

 

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Battlefield Golf Club

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This year’s event is at Battlefield Golf Club in North Georgia. Built in 1969, this beautiful 18-hole Club is a private golf course that opened in 1970. Battlefield Golf Club measures 6,528 yards from the longest tees and has a slope rating of 122 and a 71 USGA rating. The course features four sets of tees for different skill levels.

Here’s an article from the Times Free Press, April 2012, about this revitalized course.

Register today to experience the Battlefield Golf Club first-hand on May 11!

May is ALS Awareness Month

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In 15 days, National ALS Awareness month begins. 

ALS is indiscriminate in the types of people who will be affected by this disease. ALS can be devastating to both the person and to their friends and family. At present there is no known treatment or cure for ALS. If a cure or greater understanding of ALS is achieved, then it is likely that this will benefit research into related conditions like Parkinson’s, Huntington’s and Alzheimer’s disease.

There are several ways one can participate in ALS Awareness Month:

  • Donating money to help fight this disease
  • Becoming inspired after reading and listening to stories about people with this condition
  • Advocating for people with ALS
  • Staying connected with ALS News and Updates
  • Getting involved with various events to help raise awareness such as Drive Out ALS

Register for this inaugural event by Saturday, May 4. Email questions to DriveOutALS@gmail.com

source: WhatHealth.com

Give a Gift of Tribute

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Tennessee’s Chapter of the ALS Association’s Mission: Leading the fight to treat and cure ALS through global research and nationwide advocacy while also empowering people with Lou Gehrig’s Disease and their families to live fuller lives by providing them with compassionate care and support.

Would you like to Give a Gift of Tribute via the Tennessee Chapter of the ALS Association. Click here for more information and donate today.