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Annual Golf Classic to Drive Out ALS September 9

July 27, 2010 6:11 AM | News

By Brian Schultz

The ALS Society of Manitoba is hoping to drive out what is also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease an its annual golf tournament this year.

The Seventh Annual ALS Society of Manitoba Drive for Life Golf Classic in honor of Marcel Bertrand will be held at Bel Acres Golf & Country Club on Thursday, September 9.

Registration is $200 and includes 18 holes of golf, a power cart, registration gift, buffet dinner and a bucket of warm up balls. Lunch begins at 11:30 a.m. and Texas scramble is at 1 p.m. Registration is open to individuals or teams.

ALS is a fatal, rapidly progressive neuromuscular disease that currently affects between 2,500 and 3,000 Canadians, over 220 of which live in Manitoba. The society works to raise money to eventually find a cure.

For more information and to register, call 831-1510 or e-mail hope@alsmb.ca.