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Lou Gehrig s Disease

October 20, 2011 by staff 

Lou Gehrig s DiseaseLou Gehrig s Disease, In the final home game of college football career on Saturday, King’s College Brianne Schmidt is taking the opportunity to raise awareness and donations for a disease that has personally affected her family.

Schmidt, a high level of Chlafont and a graduate of Central Bucks South, lost her father, Donn Schmidt, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in 2009.

The progression of the disease, better known as ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease has no cure and affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord. The average survival rate for patients with ALS is three to five years.

“My father was a fighter and I am a fighter and I want to fight for this cause,” said Schmidt. “Before my father was diagnosed I feel that I knew nothing about ALS and now I have heard about him all the time. I hope to raise awareness about it, because perhaps the consciousness that will take us a few steps close to finding a cure. ”

This is the second year Schmidt has hosted the fundraiser. Last year’s event up to 1000. The money raised will benefit the ALS TDI Foundation, an organization that seeks to fund ALS research.

King will host DeSales at 4:30 at McCarthy Stadium. Bracelets yellow and purple and will retail for Chapter 3 and the King of the Society of Human Resource Management will hold a bake sale with all proceeds going to ALS. A donation box will also be available at the bake sale table.

“My family had a difficult time seeing my father go through ALS,” said Schmidt. “No family should have to go through that. But in reality, such as talking with others who deal with ALS, because I identify with your situation. ALS is always difficult to talk, but I know that someday there will be a cure.” Max Allegro s

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The second half started with much of the same play, as each team could not find the initial scoring touch. Allegro have a pass from Greg DeMaio from the right side and beat goalie Patrick Loube colonels to the upper left of the goal to lift the Kings visit major conference victory.

King finished with 22 hits, while Wilkes took 14 attempts in the network. Loube finished with eight saves for Wilkes, while Labbadia made four stops to record the shutout.

Wilkes returns to the field on Saturday with a party of Freedom in Delaware Valley College at 2:00 pm

core of the game-winning goal with 83:39 on the clock to drive to visit the Kings College, 1-0 win over Wilkes University on Wednesday night at the stadium Schmidt.

With the loss of Wilkes slips to 5-9 overall and 1-4 in Freedom play. King improvement 9-3-2 overall and 3-2 in league matches.

The teams battled through a scoreless first half as King finished with 10 shots and four attempts to corner, while Wilkes was five shots and two corners. Wilkes was best attempt at a shot of Michael Turner at the top of the box that goalkeeper Mark King Labbadia hooked.

The second half started with much of the same play, as each team could not find the initial scoring touch. Allegro have a pass from Greg DeMaio from the right side and beat goalie Patrick Loube colonels to the upper left of the goal to lift the Kings visit major conference victory.

King finished with 22 hits, while Wilkes took 14 attempts in the network. Loube finished with eight saves for Wilkes, while Labbadia made four stops to record the shutout.

Wilkes returns to the field on Saturday with a party of Freedom in Delaware Valley College at 2:00 pm

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