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ALS Walk raises funds in Clarenville

ALS Walk 2018.
ALS Walk 2018. - Jonathan Parsons

CLARENVILLE, N.L. — The annual ALS Walk was this past Sunday, June 10, in Clarenville helped raise funds for the ALS Society of Newfoundland and Labrador.

The ALS Walk on June 10.
The ALS Walk on June 10.

Organized by Cal Cole, who lost his wife Pat to ALS, the walk is an annual event which recognizes and joins in the fight against ALS.

Running concurrently with other walks across the province and country, the local version raised about $16,000-17,000 again this year through its efforts.

Cole told The Packet about 60 per cent of the funds go towards helping patients and families dealing with ALS within the province, while 40 per cent goes towards research.

The annual event raised over $16,000 this year.
The annual event raised over $16,000 this year.

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