Stories tagged with: muscular dystrophy

May 8, 2014 - 6:35pm
2 years 12 weeks ago

The staff at Genesis Community Ambulance is holding a special golf outing to raise money for an important cause.

The emergency response service is having its first Muscular Dystrophy Fundraiser and Golf Outing at Vista Golf Course. Organizers hope to bring awareness to the disease.

" Muscular Dystrophy is a big fundraiser for all of the fire departments throughout the country and many businesses. It touches home with me because two of my nephews have Duchenne's Muscular...

August 12, 2011 - 4:07pm
4 years 50 weeks ago

At the corner of Zane Street and Underwood Traffic slowed down - but only for a minute.

Zanesville Fire Fighters waved down passing vehicles asking them to help "Fill the Boot." This is the second time in recent weeks the crew has hit the street to raise money and awareness of the disease through the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Two weeks ago they raised more than $6,900. Today, they hope to beat that amount - raising a total of $15,000.

"It's a tough goal,...

September 30, 2009 - 4:33pm
6 years 43 weeks ago

Nearly 200 people were arrested today, but it's not what you might think.

It's all for a good cause -- the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Those arrested were asked to spend some of their time behind bars calling friends, family and businesses to raise additional funds for the organization.

"We are arresting Zanesville's finest at their workplace or at their home and bringing them here in hopes they're going to raise their bail money for mda today," said Director of the...

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