Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) is a rapidly progressive fatal motor neuron disease for which there is no cure, and from which two to three Canadians die each day.
ALS is also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. It can strike anyone, regardless of age, gender or circumstances, requiring families to spend thousands of dollars for specialized equipment and nursing care.
Recent advances in ALS research have produced promising leads but ALS has no known cause, prevention or cure for this devastating disease.
Therefore Mayor Norm Mayer, on behalf of City Council of the City of Camrose, proclaims June 2017, as “ALS Awareness Month” to raise awareness about Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and to raise funds for research and patient care for people living with this disease in the City of Camrose.