DETAILS: Event will include food, music, children’s activities and more. On hand will be LSU baseball coach Paul Mainieri, members of the LSU baseball team, the LSU Tiger Girls Dance Team and Whitney Vann. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, is a progressive neuro-degenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord. It robs people of the ability to walk and talk. All funds raised will be donated to the ALS Association Louisiana-Mississippi Chapter for care services programs in Louisiana and Mississippi and for national research and awareness. The chapter offers all services to people with Lou Gehrig’s Disease and their families free of charge.
ILLNESS, PAIN GROUP
WHAT: Meeting of HopeKeepersBR, a support group for anyone affected by chronic illness or pain, physical or mental
WHEN: 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 1
WHERE: St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church, 12663 Perkins Road.