Friday, August 31, 2012
The fundraiser, held in honor of Tony Averella, will take place on Sept. 13.
On Sept. 13 you can enjoy a dinner at Bill Bateman’s for a worthy cause. Tony’s Angels and the ALS Association will be holding a fundraiser at Bateman’s in Severna Park to raise money in memory of Tony Averella, who died in 2011 from Lou Gehrig's Disease (ALS). Averella’s daughter, Vicki Mundell from Arnold, is coordinating the fundraiser. The event will take place from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Sept. 13. Bill Bateman’s will donate 10 percent of a party’s total food purchase, dine-in or carryout, to Tony’s Angels and the ALS Association. Those who choose to dine at Bateman’s and contribute to the fundraiser must have the flier with them, which can be printed off from Patch. For more information on the event contact Mundell at vicdog114@verizon…
Thursday, April 26, 2012
The Severna Park family brings the third largest team to the Baltimore 5K to help raise money for ALS.
The Hackett Clan is commonly known in Severna Park and in the circle of organizations raising money for research and a cure of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Shonna Hackett and her two children, Colin and Mackenzie, lost their husband and father, Mike Hackett, to ALS (also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease) in February after a year-long battle with the disease. In his honor, the Hackett family and others in the Severna Park community have hosted and participated in fundraisers to raise money for the incurable neuromuscular disease. One fundraiser in particular that has brought out hundreds of Severna Park youth and families is the Packard Center Fiesta 5K in Baltimore. The Hackett Clan team is prominently featured on their website. The …
Tuesday, January 4, 2011
Erin Jacobs lost her father to Lou Gehrig's Disease. A contest by Pepsi could help raise money for research and help patients and families coping with the disorder.
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- Leslie Hunt
Tuesday, January 4, 2011
You may have seen the commercials on television or heard it on the radio, there's a community outreach campaign by Pepsi that has attracted hundreds of contestants. One is Severna Park resident, Erin O'Connor Jacobs of Whitehurst. Jacobs heard about the contest on the radio and had been considering a fundraiser for ALS (Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease) for a long time. She decided to enter the contest by writing a proposal on how and why she would raise the money for ALS and submitted it to refresheverything.com. The Pepsi Refresh Project is giving away millions of dollars in a contest designed to bring viewers in to cast their vote on their favorite idea for raising money for a charity, cause or …