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The Chattanoogan
Kick-Off Event for MDA Fundraiser Is Thursday At Station 1A kick-off event for fire department's Fill the Boot fundraiser for the Muscula
Kick-Off Event for MDA Fundraiser Is Thursday At Station 1
The Chattanoogan / Posted 2 hours ago
A kick-off event for fire department's Fill the Boot fundraiser for the Muscular Dystrophy Association will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. at Fire Station 1, 218 E. Main St. Firefighters at Station 1, Chattanooga Fire Fighters Association, Local 820,... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Walmart opening to be celebrated today with ribbon cuttinggroups, including the Bennington Police Department, Bennington County Sheriff,
Walmart opening to be celebrated today with ribbon cutting
Bennington Banner / Posted 19 hours ago
groups, including the Bennington Police Department, Bennington County Sheriff, Dartmouth Children's Hospital and the Muscular Dystrophy Association. At the "Big Family Welcome" celebration this weekend, customers will be able to meet... Read more
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Daily Record
Donating old hearing aids, eyeglasses and mobility equipmentand Salvation Army stores are popular donation destinations, as are foundations
Donating old hearing aids, eyeglasses and mobility equipment
Daily Record / Posted yesterday
and Salvation Army stores are popular donation destinations, as are foundations like the ALS Association (alsa.org) and Muscular Dystrophy Association (mda.org), which accept donations at local chapters. There are also state agencies and local... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Special Event Street Closures For Aug. 24-28Fill the Boot Campaign: Chattanooga firefighters kick off their Fill the Boot f
Special Event Street Closures For Aug. 24-28
The Chattanoogan / Posted yesterday
Fill the Boot Campaign: Chattanooga firefighters kick off their Fill the Boot fundraising campaign for the Muscular Dystrophy Association Thursday morning at Station 1 on E. Main Street. No direct closures for this event, but... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Firefighters To Fill The Boot For MDA This WeekFire Fighters Association, Local 820 are set to kick-off their annual Fill the
Firefighters To Fill The Boot For MDA This Week
The Chattanoogan / Posted 2 days ago
Fire Fighters Association, Local 820 are set to kick-off their annual Fill the Boot fundraising campaign for the Muscular Dystrophy Association later this week. More than 370 firefighters will fan out across the city with boots in hand... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Carbondale Fire Dept. hosts first 'Duck Derby' fundraiserat the Carbondale Super Splash Park on Saturday morning. Carbondale Fire Chief
Carbondale Fire Dept. hosts first 'Duck Derby' fundraiser
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 4 days ago
at the Carbondale Super Splash Park on Saturday morning. Carbondale Fire Chief, Ted Lomax says its a fundraiser for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. "It's $5 each for the duck, you get a number and we have some prizes for the winners," Lomax... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Wausau firefighters 'Fill The Boot' at Blues FestWausau firefighters are teaming up with the Muscular Dystrophy Association for
Wausau firefighters 'Fill The Boot' at Blues Fest
WAOW Wausau / Posted 4 days ago
Wausau firefighters are teaming up with the Muscular Dystrophy Association for the annual Fill The Boot fundraiser at Big Bull Falls Blues Fest. This national fundraiser is set to raise money for both children and adults who are diagnosed with... Read more
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WBNG Binghamton
Car cruise-in works to send local children to summer campEvent Coordinator Wess VanVoorhis said. According to VanVoorhis, it costs at l
Car cruise-in works to send local children to summer camp
WBNG Binghamton / Posted 5 days ago
Event Coordinator Wess VanVoorhis said. According to VanVoorhis, it costs at least $1,000 to send a child away to the Muscular Dystrophy Association camp for two weeks in the summer. ERA Decker Real Estate pledged to send at least three... Read more
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Newton Daily News
Fill the Bootcorner of West Fourth Street and First Avenue West in Newton. Newton Associatio
Fill the Boot
Newton Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
corner of West Fourth Street and First Avenue West in Newton. Newton Association of Professional Fire Firefighters Local 1457 hosted its annual Muscular Dystrophy Association campaign which volunteers anticipate to raise about $... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
February 20, 2011Gieksken's Cabinetry and Floorcovering.  The National Association of Letter Ca
February 20, 2011
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 10 days ago
Gieksken's Cabinetry and Floorcovering.  The National Association of Letter Carriers Branch 74, in conjunction with the Muscular Dystrophy Association are pleased to announce the annual “NALC BRANCH 74 BOWL-A-THON” to benefit those with... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
STC has decade-themed homecoming | September 26, 2010in NHS, TAC, Link Crew, student council and class council. She has also volunte
STC has decade-themed homecoming | September 26, 2010
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 10 days ago
in NHS, TAC, Link Crew, student council and class council. She has also volunteered at the soup kitchen, elementary school, Muscular Dystrophy Association, and Beautification Day. She is on the volleyball, equestrian, and track teams. She plans to... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
News Briefs | September 20, 201516 funeral of firefighter Dennis Rodeman of the Lansing Fire Department. Rodema
News Briefs | September 20, 2015
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 10 days ago
16 funeral of firefighter Dennis Rodeman of the Lansing Fire Department. Rodeman was killed while participating in the Muscular Dystrophy Association Fill the Boot campaign. The driver of the vehicle was charged in the incident. Rodeman’s... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Crews Respond to Brush Fire Near Chickadee Drive in Lemmon Valleyfor Local MDAReno Firefighters Fill the Boot for Local MDA The Reno Fire Depar
Crews Respond to Brush Fire Near Chickadee Drive in Lemmon Valley
KTVN Reno / Posted 10 days ago
for Local MDAReno Firefighters Fill the Boot for Local MDA The Reno Fire Department, Local 731, is teaming up with the Muscular Dystrophy Association and conducting their annual Fill the Boot fundraising campaign on Friday and Saturday. The... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Swiss Police Say Stabbings, Fire Reported on Trainfor Local MDAReno Firefighters Fill the Boot for Local MDA The Reno Fire Depar
Swiss Police Say Stabbings, Fire Reported on Train
KTVN Reno / Posted 11 days ago
for Local MDAReno Firefighters Fill the Boot for Local MDA The Reno Fire Department, Local 731, is teaming up with the Muscular Dystrophy Association and conducting their annual Fill the Boot fundraising campaign on Friday and Saturday. The... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Man Sentenced to Prison for Murdering Taxi Cab Driverfor Local MDAReno Firefighters Fill the Boot for Local MDA The Reno Fire Depar
Man Sentenced to Prison for Murdering Taxi Cab Driver
KTVN Reno / Posted 12 days ago
for Local MDAReno Firefighters Fill the Boot for Local MDA The Reno Fire Department, Local 731, is teaming up with the Muscular Dystrophy Association and conducting their annual Fill the Boot fundraising campaign on Friday and Saturday. The... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Authorities Respond to Reported Plane Crash Near Pyramid Lakefor Local MDAReno Firefighters Fill the Boot for Local MDA The Reno Fire Depar
Authorities Respond to Reported Plane Crash Near Pyramid Lake
KTVN Reno / Posted 12 days ago
for Local MDAReno Firefighters Fill the Boot for Local MDA The Reno Fire Department, Local 731, is teaming up with the Muscular Dystrophy Association and conducting their annual Fill the Boot fundraising campaign on Friday and Saturday. The... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Authorities Investigate Crash Involving Bicyclist in Renofor Local MDAReno Firefighters Fill the Boot for Local MDA The Reno Fire Depar
Authorities Investigate Crash Involving Bicyclist in Reno
KTVN Reno / Posted 12 days ago
for Local MDAReno Firefighters Fill the Boot for Local MDA The Reno Fire Department, Local 731, is teaming up with the Muscular Dystrophy Association and conducting their annual Fill the Boot fundraising campaign on Friday, August 12th and... Read more
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KTVN Reno
NV Energy Reports Over 3,500 People Without Powerfor Local MDAReno Firefighters Fill the Boot for Local MDA The Reno Fire Depar
NV Energy Reports Over 3,500 People Without Power
KTVN Reno / Posted 12 days ago
for Local MDAReno Firefighters Fill the Boot for Local MDA The Reno Fire Department, Local 731, is teaming up with the Muscular Dystrophy Association and conducting their annual Fill the Boot fundraising campaign on Friday, August 12th and... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Dust Devils: How Dangerous Are They?for Local MDAReno Firefighters Fill the Boot for Local MDA The Reno Fire Depar
Dust Devils: How Dangerous Are They?
KTVN Reno / Posted 13 days ago
for Local MDAReno Firefighters Fill the Boot for Local MDA The Reno Fire Department, Local 731, is teaming up with the Muscular Dystrophy Association and conducting their annual Fill the Boot fundraising campaign on Friday, August 12th and... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Reno Firefighters Fill the Boot for Local MDAfor Local MDA The Reno Fire Department, Local 731, is teaming up with the Musc
Reno Firefighters Fill the Boot for Local MDA
KTVN Reno / Posted 13 days ago
for Local MDA The Reno Fire Department, Local 731, is teaming up with the Muscular Dystrophy Association and conducting their annual Fill the Boot fundraising campaign on Friday, August 12th and... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Churchill County Deputies Find Man's Remains in Remote Part of Desertfor Local MDAReno Firefighters Fill the Boot for Local MDA The Reno Fire Depar
Churchill County Deputies Find Man's Remains in Remote Part of Desert
KTVN Reno / Posted 13 days ago
for Local MDAReno Firefighters Fill the Boot for Local MDA The Reno Fire Department, Local 731, is teaming up with the Muscular Dystrophy Association and conducting their annual Fill the Boot fundraising campaign on Friday, August 12th and... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
Treating Myasthenia Gravis with Surgery, Studypatients on a daily basis as they go about their lives.” This work was support
Treating Myasthenia Gravis with Surgery, Study
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted 13 days ago
patients on a daily basis as they go about their lives.” This work was supported by grants from the NINDS (NS042685), the Muscular Dystrophy Association, and the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America. The study, published in the New England... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Feds: Money for fight against Muscular Dystrophy embezzled by postal workerand theft of union funds from a Grand Rapids postal employee labor organization
Feds: Money for fight against Muscular Dystrophy embezzled by postal worker
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 13 days ago
and theft of union funds from a Grand Rapids postal employee labor organization; money that was designated for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. The Grand Rapids letter carrier is scheduled to appear for arraignment in Grand Rapids... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Money earmarked for fight against Muscular Dystrophy embezzled by postal employee, feds allegeand theft of union funds from a Grand Rapids postal employee labor organization
Money earmarked for fight against Muscular Dystrophy embezzled by postal employee, feds allege
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 13 days ago
and theft of union funds from a Grand Rapids postal employee labor organization; money that was designated for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. The Grand Rapids letter carrier is scheduled to appear for arraignment in Grand Rapids... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
Hoisington Council appoints VanBrimmer as new presidentmanager of Casey’s General Store, for $150 from the Transient Guest Tax fund to
Hoisington Council appoints VanBrimmer as new president
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
manager of Casey’s General Store, for $150 from the Transient Guest Tax fund to help with advertising expenses for the Muscular Dystrophy Association fundraiser scheduled for Saturday afternoon, Aug. 13. In his letter to the council, Doerschlag... Read more
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Summit Daily News
Take 5: TJ Forrester bikes through Summit to eradicate muscular dystrophycorners of the United States (Maine, Washington, Florida and southern Californi
Take 5: TJ Forrester bikes through Summit to eradicate muscular dystrophy
Summit Daily News / Posted 15 days ago
corners of the United States (Maine, Washington, Florida and southern California) to raise awareness and funding for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. He plans to finish his journey in the next two years. This summer, he is making his way to... Read more
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EuroNews
Nadia Comaneci: gymnast of perfection and defectorin Romania, it’s either through special Olympics that I was opened to by my hus
Nadia Comaneci: gymnast of perfection and defector
EuroNews / Posted 16 days ago
in Romania, it’s either through special Olympics that I was opened to by my husband when I arrived to the States or to the Muscular Dystrophy Association and I learn a lot from that.” Isabelle Kumar, euronews: “And that brings me to a question by... Read more
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Business Wire
Travelers Championship Generates Record-Breaking $2.8 Million for Charitythat is part of the ALS Association’s national network of Certified Treatment C
Travelers Championship Generates Record-Breaking $2.8 Million for Charity
Business Wire / Posted 16 days ago
that is part of the ALS Association’s national network of Certified Treatment Centers of Excellence and is certified by the Muscular Dystrophy Association for ALS care. The Travelers Championship includes a week’s worth of entertainment and... Read more
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The Monroe Evening News
Schuette: Volunteers can't stand in road to collect for charities(http://on.lsj.com/1U9Llfj ). They typically would stand in the road and collec
Schuette: Volunteers can't stand in road to collect for charities
The Monroe Evening News / Posted 17 days ago
(http://on.lsj.com/1U9Llfj ). They typically would stand in the road and collect donations in a rubber boot for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. "Knowing that ahead of time," township Fire Chief Chad Tackett said of Schuette's opinion,... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Michigan AG's opinion curbing fundraisers on roadsTownship, near Kalamazoo. Firefighters typically would stand in the road and co
Michigan AG's opinion curbing fundraisers on roads
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 18 days ago
Township, near Kalamazoo. Firefighters typically would stand in the road and collect donations in a rubber boot for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Texas Township Fire Chief Chad Tackett says, "You just can't say we're going to go for it... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Michigan AG's opinion curbing fundraisers on roadsTownship, near Kalamazoo. Firefighters typically would stand in the road and co
Michigan AG's opinion curbing fundraisers on roads
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 18 days ago
Township, near Kalamazoo. Firefighters typically would stand in the road and collect donations in a rubber boot for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Texas Township Fire Chief Chad Tackett says, "You just can't say we're going to go for it... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Michigan AG's opinion curbing fundraisers on roadsTownship, near Kalamazoo. Firefighters typically would stand in the road and co
Michigan AG's opinion curbing fundraisers on roads
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 18 days ago
Township, near Kalamazoo. Firefighters typically would stand in the road and collect donations in a rubber boot for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Texas Township Fire Chief Chad Tackett says, "You just can't say we're going to go for it... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Donation box stolen from Boone County Casey's General Storeof stealing a donation container from a Boone County convenience store. An unk
Donation box stolen from Boone County Casey's General Store
KOMU Columbia / Posted 19 days ago
of stealing a donation container from a Boone County convenience store. An unknown man was suspected of stealing a Muscular Dystrophy Association donation container from the Casey's General Store on El Chapparal Avenue Thursday... Read more
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MLive.com
Collecting for charities on road illegal, Michigan AG says, halting fundraiserfundraisers throughout the state, according to the liaison between the Michigan
Collecting for charities on road illegal, Michigan AG says, halting fundraiser
MLive.com / Posted 19 days ago
fundraisers throughout the state, according to the liaison between the Michigan Professional Firefighters Union and the Muscular Dystrophy Association. The MDA receives money from fundraisers that feature boot-toting firefighters collecting... Read more
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CDC Press Releasesthe national administrative databases. The Registry also works with partner or
CDC Press Releases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention / Posted 20 days ago
the national administrative databases. The Registry also works with partner organizations such as the ALS Association and Muscular Dystrophy Association to increase public awareness and educate patients and caregivers about its activities. One... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
This day in history, Aug. 3, 2016of protesters; he and his sons were convicted of graft and have already served
This day in history, Aug. 3, 2016
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
of protesters; he and his sons were convicted of graft and have already served their sentences for that crime.) The Muscular Dystrophy Association announced that Jerry Lewis was no longer its national chairman and would not be appearing on... Read more
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Philly.com
Sandra Lee Oncay, 60, administrator, union leaderHer brother said she served two terms. At that time, she was also director of
Sandra Lee Oncay, 60, administrator, union leader
Philly.com / Posted 21 days ago
Her brother said she served two terms. At that time, she was also director of social services for a branch of the Muscular Dystrophy Association. And from 1992 to 2003, he said, she was cochair for the Gloucester County Public Employees... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Almanacof protesters; he and his sons were convicted of graft and have already served
Almanac
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 21 days ago
of protesters; he and his sons were convicted of graft and have already served their sentences for that crime.) The Muscular Dystrophy Association announced that Jerry Lewis was no longer its national chairman and would not be appearing on... Read more
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Daily Herald
Today in Historyof protesters; he and his sons were convicted of graft and have already served
Today in History
Daily Herald / Posted 21 days ago
of protesters; he and his sons were convicted of graft and have already served their sentences for that crime.) The Muscular Dystrophy Association announced that Jerry Lewis was no longer its national chairman and would not be appearing on... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Michael S. Hudecki, retired UB biology professor who researched muscular dystrophydystrophy. When diagnosed as a boy, doctors said he may not even survive his te
Michael S. Hudecki, retired UB biology professor who researched muscular dystrophy
The Buffalo News / Posted 22 days ago
dystrophy. When diagnosed as a boy, doctors said he may not even survive his teenage years. With a fellowship from the Muscular Dystrophy Association, Mr. Hudecki went to Syracuse University where he studied “protein turnover in cultured... Read more
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Herkimer Evening Telegram
Ride4Gabe to pass through Little Falls, Herkimerand advocating for individuals with a rare medical condition called Duchenne mu
Ride4Gabe to pass through Little Falls, Herkimer
Herkimer Evening Telegram / Posted 26 days ago
and advocating for individuals with a rare medical condition called Duchenne muscular dystrophy. DMD is, according to the Muscular Dystrophy Association, a genetic disorder characterized by progressive muscle degeneration and weakness. "DMD is... Read more
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The Mining Journal
The calendarArt Fair - 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Picnic Rocks, Marquette Fill The Boot - Marquett
The calendar
The Mining Journal / Posted 26 days ago
Art Fair - 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Picnic Rocks, Marquette Fill The Boot - Marquette Fire Department Local 643, along with the Muscular Dystrophy Association, will have the annual Fill The Boot campaign from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the intersections of... Read more
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ABC Newspapers
Two challenge Swanson for Ward 1 seat in BlaineUniversity. Occupation: Business Development at UPS Years lived in Anoka County
Two challenge Swanson for Ward 1 seat in Blaine
ABC Newspapers / Posted 27 days ago
University. Occupation: Business Development at UPS Years lived in Anoka County: 25 Community involvement: First Tee of MN, Muscular Dystrophy Association, Special Olympics, Big Brothers & Big Sisters of MN, Eagle Brook Church. Dick SwansonAddress:... Read more
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The Mining Journal
The calendarChurch, corner of First and Canda streets, Ishpeming. Fill The Boot - Marquett
The calendar
The Mining Journal / Posted 27 days ago
Church, corner of First and Canda streets, Ishpeming. Fill The Boot - Marquette Fire Department Local 643, along with the Muscular Dystrophy Association, will have the annual Fill The Boot campaign from 2-6 p.m. at the intersections of Cleveland... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
One 'last dance' for this Wisconsin teen who has scheduled her own deathlast humid summer. She's enjoyed visits from grandparents, fireworks, movie th
One 'last dance' for this Wisconsin teen who has scheduled her own death
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 27 days ago
last humid summer. She's enjoyed visits from grandparents, fireworks, movie theater outings, sleepovers and a visit to the Muscular Dystrophy Association camp that Jerika has always attended. This Friday is perhaps the most anticipated event of... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Southport leaders 'locked up' for a good causehour to raise bail while they are "locked up" at the Southport Fire Department.
Southport leaders 'locked up' for a good cause
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 28 days ago
hour to raise bail while they are "locked up" at the Southport Fire Department. The bail money raised will go towards the Muscular Dystrophy Association. The money raised will help the MDA fund groundbreaking research, support groups and clinical... Read more
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FOX News
Woman raises $800G for ALS research before receiving diagnosis of her ownis now mostly garbled and she has trouble swallowing; she knows paralysis and r
Woman raises $800G for ALS research before receiving diagnosis of her own
FOX News / Posted 29 days ago
is now mostly garbled and she has trouble swallowing; she knows paralysis and respiratory failure are in her future. The Muscular Dystrophy Association notes patients diagnosed with the neurological condition—which has no clear cause or... Read more
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The Mining Journal
The calendarChurch, corner of First and Canda streets, Ishpeming. Fill The Boot - Marquett
The calendar
The Mining Journal / Posted 29 days ago
Church, corner of First and Canda streets, Ishpeming. Fill The Boot - Marquette Fire Department Local 643, along with the Muscular Dystrophy Association, will have the annual Fill The Boot campaign from 2-6 p.m. at the intersections of Cleveland... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Terminally ill Wisconsin teen schedules her death and one ‘last dance’last humid summer. She's enjoyed visits from grandparents, fireworks, movie th
Terminally ill Wisconsin teen schedules her death and one ‘last dance’
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 29 days ago
last humid summer. She's enjoyed visits from grandparents, fireworks, movie theater outings, sleepovers and a visit to the Muscular Dystrophy Association camp that Jerika has always attended. This Friday is perhaps the most anticipated event of... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Bangor firefighter honored for his serviceIt's not about me tonight,” York said. Aside from his dedication in the line o
Bangor firefighter honored for his service
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 29 days ago
It's not about me tonight,” York said. Aside from his dedication in the line of duty, he is also heavily involved with the Muscular Dystrophy Association and a number of other community causes as well. The Firemark Award is presented every year to... Read more
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