WMFD TV

Search Archive WMFD.com News

www.wmfd.com - The wildly-popular Ice Bucket Challenge is accomplishing what its creators set out to do, to raise awareness of and money for research into a cure for A-L-S, or Lou Gehrig's Disease. }}" />

   
 
 
Local ALS Patient Thrilled With Ice Bucket Challenge

Story By: Greg Heindel

 

 

 
 
 
   
   
  Originally Published on: 8/25/2014

The wildly-popular Ice Bucket Challenge is accomplishing what its creators set out to do, to raise awareness of and money for research into a cure for A-L-S, or Lou Gehrig's Disease. 38-year-old Beth Castlevetre of Ontario suffers from the terminal disease. She spoke on MIX-106 FM, and to WMFD-TV, about the huge financial impact of people dumping water over their heads. A-L-S was first heard of when Lou Gehrig's baseball career was cut short at the age of 37, way back in 1939. Beth Castlevetre says she's "hanging in there" and taking life day to day, knowing she doesn't have much time left. She's also grateful for the many people who wish her well and are trying to better understand A-L-S.

otc abortion pill abortion rates open
   
  MORE RECENT NEWS
 
Image1 Friday was set-up day for Saturday's big Fourth of July Festival at Ontario Middle School. Full Story
Image1 A local man is honoring the memory of his mother with a special concert. Full Story
 
Image1 Members of the Roseland Community gathered Thursday to show support that resonates close to home. Full Story
Image1 There are several events planned throughout north central Ohio to celebrate the Fourth of July. The annual Fourth of July Festival at Ontario Middle School will be held on July 3 and 4. The event will feature all-star games, dances, music and a parade, WVNO 106.1 F.M. is providing the music. Full Story
  MORE NEWS
 

Fourth of July Events

More News