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North Stafford restaurant supports Harley ride for Muscular Dystrophy

880 days ago From Fredericksburg.com   View Archived Article

FREDERICKSBURG, VIRGINIA - Jimmy the Greek Family Restaurant in North Stafford will donate 20 percent of its earnings on Wednesday, April 25 to the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Owners Jimmy and Elani Zotos will contribute to the fundraising effort of Stafford County residen ...

$50,000 raised for Muscular Dystrophy Association in Franklin County

885 days ago From Chambersburg Public Opinion   View Archived Article

CHAMBERSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA - The Chambersburg Lock-Up on March 21 had an honorary judge sentence each participant to "raise bail" and 71 jailbirds called friends and business associates to encourage contributions to advance the Muscular Dystrophy Association's prog ...

'Mustache March' raises $2,500 for charity

893 days ago From Enterprise News   View Archived Article

BROCKTON, MASSACHUSETTS - The month-long event, coupled with raffles and donations, raised approximately $2500 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Fifty firefighters, police officers and local residents grew mustaches starting March 1, paying $20 to register, according to ...

Lock Up raises funds for MDA

910 days ago From Cleveland Daily Banner   View Archived Article

CLEVELAND, TENNESSEE - Banner photo, DAVID DAVIS The Muscular Dystrophy Association did nothing to help the recidivism rate in Bradley County Thursday, though it did a lot of good in the fight against the disease that takes on so many different forms. ...

Local educators 'locked up for good' to raise money for muscular dystrophy

913 days ago From Shelby Township Source Newspapers   View Archived Article

SHELBY TOWNSHIP, MICHIGAN - 29, Utica Education Association President Liza Parkinson, UEA member Jacqueline Zawierucha and Warren Education Association President Jon Fielbrandt were "locked up for good" by the Muscular Dystrophy Association in an attempt to raise mone ...

Local Children Helping Fight Muscular Dystrophy at East Prairie School

914 days ago From TribLocal   View Archived Article

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - By Jacki Klutcharch Yesterday at 3:25 pm Some 500 elementary and middle school students from East Prairie School in Skokie, IL are taking part in their second annual fundraiser to help the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) raise money to help ...

Muscular Dystrophy Assn. raises $25K for families in Merced area

920 days ago From Merced Sun-Star   View Archived Article

MERCED, CALIFORNIA - The Muscular Dystrophy Association issued =93arrest warrants=94 for local business and civic leaders last month, including Cmdr. James Buttrey of the Merced County Sheriff's Department, who was the top =93bail=94 raiser with $3346. A group of com ...

Muscle Walk raises more than $30,000

922 days ago From Lubbock Online   View Archived Article

LUBBOCK, TEXAS - The annual Lubbock Muscular Dystrophy Association Muscle Walk raised $30168 on Saturday at the South Plains Mall. Families and friends of those affected by neuromuscular diseases participated in the walk to help raise funds and awareness for the ...

Incredible dedication

925 days ago From Charleston Post Courier   View Archived Article

CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA - At 35, he's already outlived the typical male with Duchenne muscular dystrophy by at least a decade, according to the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Michael was diagnosed when he was 7 years old. He was in a wheelchair the next year and bedridde ...

Area citizens raise $19,000 for MDA

928 days ago From Longview News-Journal   View Archived Article

LONGVIEW, TEXAS - Kiki Bettis, editor of the Wood County Democrat, was one of many citizens =93arrested=94 during the Muscular Dystrophy Association's annual Lock-up last Thursday afternoon. The jailbirds were escorted to East Texas Burger Company in Mineola and w ...

Binghamton Walkers Raise $25,000 for Muscular Dystrophy

933 days ago From WBNG-TV   View Archived Article

BINGHAMTON, NEW YORK - By WBNG News Binghamton, NY (WBNG Binghamton) Over 300 people were at the Muscular Dystrophy Awareness walk this morning. Participants in the second-annual walk raised over $25000 to help people with the disease, surpassing their total from last year ...

Locals getting locked up for MDA

934 days ago From Seguin Gazette-Enterprise   View Archived Article

SEGUIN, TEXAS - =93Lawyer=94 (or Liar) Ralph Murillo intercedes for =93jailbirds=94 before the =93judge=94 during the Muscular Dystrophy Association's annual Lockup fundraiser at Davila's BBQ on Thursday. Pictured are Surefoot and Murillo from the South Texa ...

MDA muscle walk Feb. 25 at ULM

942 days ago From Monroe News Star   View Archived Article

MONROE, LOUISIANA - 25, from 9 am until noon, area residents will gather at the ULM Activity Center to participate in the MDA Muscle Walk benefitting the Muscular Dystrophy Association. The family friendly, fun event is expected to raise more than $30000 to help area .. ...

MDA locks up locals for a cause

950 days ago From Brush News Tribune   View Archived Article

BRUSH, COLORADO - By Katie Collins News-Tribune Staff Writer On Thursday, February 16 the Northern Colorado chapter of the Muscular Dystrophy Association will be gathering and 'locking-up' area folks chosen for their kindness and big hearts in an effort to rai ...

Walkers strive to help Muscular Dystrophy Association

960 days ago From Lompoc Record   View Archived Article

LOMPOC, CALIFORNIA - Some 400 participants gathered Saturday at Waller Park for Muscle Walk, a fundraiser for the Muscular Dystrophy Association, including Team Crazy Legs, back left, who gathered 200 participants to support Santa Maria resident Cody Arjona, ...

Firefighters Praised for MDA Support

963 days ago From Patch.com   View Archived Article

BUFFALO GROVE, ILLINOIS - The Buffalo Grove Fire Department was the highest contributor in Lake County to the Muscular Dystrophy Association in 2011. By Cristel Mohrman Firefighter Bill Simmons was among those collecting money for the MDA. Buffalo Grove firefighters were laud ...

Midlothian firefighters raise money for MDA

984 days ago From Southtown Star   View Archived Article

TINLEY PARK, ILLINOIS - The Midlothian Fire Department and Local 3148 recently participated in the =93Fill the Boot=94 campaign to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association. | Supplied Photo The Midlothian Fire Department and Local 3148 recently helped to =93put out=94 neu ...

Tivorsan Gets $1 Million for Potential Muscular Dystrophy Treatment

984 days ago From Medical Daily   View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - By Angelina Tala The Muscular Dystrophy Association, said Thursday it has given $1 million to Tivorsan Pharmaceuticals to help speed pre-clinical work on a drug the organization believes could be a promising treatment for muscular dystrophy. ...

Letter carriers raise $23,000 to fight muscular dystrophy

999 days ago From Wicked Local   View Archived Article

WOBURN, MASSACHUSETTS - By Anonymous National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) Branch 34, headquarters in Woburn, has raised $23000 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. America's letter carriers have helped lead the search for a cure for neuromuscular disease si ...

Lakeview DECA raises money for muscular dystrophy

999 days ago From Battle Creek Enquirer   View Archived Article

BATTLE CREEK, MICHIGAN - BATTLE CREEK, MI - Lakeview DECA raised $5489 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) at the MDA Lock-Up on Friday, December 9th. Volunteers gave an hour of their time to be a "jailbird" at the Lock-Up. They made "bail" by as ...

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