DENVER, Colo. — On Monday, June 25, the sun was shining on more than 100 people, including almost 50 campers with muscle disease, at MDA’s annual summer camp at Rocky Mountain Village — Easter Seals Colorado in Empire, Colo.
TUCSON, Ariz. — The Muscular Dystrophy Association, which has invested almost $39 million in 2010 in worldwide research seeking treatments and cures for muscle diseases, today announced that it has awarded $14.1 million in new grants.
SAN DIEGO — The Muscular Dystrophy Association announced the seventh annual BASH for Augie’s Quest is scheduled for Friday, March 16, and “Entertainment Tonight” co-anchor Nancy O’Dell will serve as the event’s emcee. O’Dell is an MDA vice president.
The event’s entertainment is comedian Tom Papa. The house band will be Atomic Groove.
LOS ANGELES — The Muscular Dystrophy Association and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles announced today a new clinical partnership for a multidisciplinary pediatric clinic that will provide care to Southern California children living with neuromuscular diseases.
Get ready for green and gold — all over. St. Patrick’s Day is around the corner, and along with it comes the annual Muscular Dystrophy Association’s Shamrocks Against Dystrophy campaign.
The program, in its 30th year, is in full force now throughout the United States. It runs through March 17 and, in some locations, until the end of March.
TUCSON, Ariz. — Internationally famous actor, businessman and former professional body builder Lou Ferrigno will compete for the Muscular Dystrophy Association in the fifth installment of NBC’s “The Celebrity Apprentice.” The season premiere is Sunday, Feb. 19 at 9 p.m. ET.
The Muscular Dystrophy Association’s 2012 National Goodwill Ambassador is Bryson Foster of Concord, N.C., a social and friendly 11-year-old determined to make a difference by sharing his positive attitude and words from his heart.
Longtime Academy of Country Music Awards executive producer R.A. (RAC) Clark has been named executive producer of the 2012 Muscular Dystrophy Association telethon, MDA announced today. The Labor Day weekend prime-time, three-hour show will air Sunday, Sept. 2 on MDA’s network of broadcast stations.