Hi All! Our 10th annual walk is fast approaching! This year, on Steve’s 35th birthday we will hold our 1oth annual walk for ALS. The walk will be held this year at Pinafore Park in St Thomas and will begin at 11am with registration at 10am. Please bring your kids, pets, family and friends as this year is a huge celebration for the Believe Army. As you know, most people with ALS only live 3-5 years – Steve is in the 4% of people with ALS that survive for over 10 years. His survival and positive attitude is 100% because of [...]
London Health Sciences Centre’s Dr. Mike Strong chips a shot Thursday during the 8th Annual ALS Open at St. Thomas Golf and Country Club. Steve Barber, an ALS patient and the inspiration for the fundraiser, is one of Strong’s patients and the doctor participates in the fundraiser every year. Read full article here:
Our 5th walk in St Thomas for ALS research at LHSC will be held again at beautiful Pinafore park in St Thomas, ON. The walk will take place on September 29th, 2012 with registration at 10am and the walk at 11am. Following the walk, please join us at the Midtown Tavern for a luncheon and Believe Army Pilsner!
This year, we were able to again raise over $9000 for ALS research and patient care at our 8th Annual Believe Open at the St. Thomas Golf and Country Club. Over 140 golfers came out and braved the wind and rain to raise funds, and have fun in the name of the Believe Army. Next year’s tournament will be held on August 8th, 2013 at the St Thomas Golf and Country Club.
Wherever you find a major soccer game this season, chances are you’ll find the Believe Army at the same location. The Believe Army are the dedicated volunteers that come out to support the challenge to find a cure for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. They’ll be recognizable by a special tent they’ll be using and an impressive array of Believe Army gear. The Believe Army also supports Steve Barber, who at 25, was diagnosed with ALS in 2004. The Army was originally known as the B-Leaf team, a play on word which reflected Steve’s loyalty to [...]
He’s been the face of ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease for St. Thomas residents for quite some time now. Steve Barber who sufferers from the disease is involved in many events throughout the year to promote awareness and fundraising to find a cure. A sports fan himself Barber, his family and friends will host a hockey night at Legends Bar and Grill this Saturday. Steve’s fiancee Lindsay Disbrowe says it’s a fun way to tie in hockey, live music and fundraising for the cause. Aside from musical bands and other entertainment at Legends that night there are also two hockey [...]
Thursday, August 11 · 10:00am – 1:00pm Location: St. Thomas Golf and Country Club The $140.00 Registration fee includes: • 18 holes of golf with cart • Driving range & scoring services • Delicious dinner following golf • Prizes and contests • $10.00 Pro-shop gift certificate for all players • Complimentary round of golf for all players (gift certificate) • Silent auction ***Please note that this year we will be limiting the number of participants. Teams will be accepted on a first come first served basis with payment required to reserve a spot.*** CAN’T PLAY, BUT STILL WANT TO BE A [...]
DECEMBER 3rd, 2011 2pm – 9pm Please join us at Legends Tavern in St Thomas on December 3rd from 2pm – 9pm for HOCKEY DAY AT LEGENDS TAVERN! We have many events planned including live music, games, prizes and an ultimate hockey lovers raffle! Tickets for the raffle are $10 and include 3 tickets, a voucher for a free 1/4 pound hamburger and fries from Legends and 3 Large Coffees from Cravings! This is a can’t miss event **Please also remember a canned good for Christmas Care** All proceeds to ALS patient care and research
Thank you to everyone who came out and walked, donated to the walk and supported our cause! To date, we have raised over $20,000 that will go to London Health Science Centre for research. We are so proud and excited to be able to donate over $20,000 to Dr. Strong’s research time for the 3rd year in a row! Thank you again for your contiuned support and friendship We will keep you posted on final numbers as they come in……
Walk Date is set for September 17th, 2011 at Pinafore Park in St Thomas. Registration begins at 10:00 and the walk officially kicks off at 11:00. At 10:00 we will have coffee, juice water, fruit and lots of snacks for you to munch on while you listen to one of the doctors from LHSC speak about the research that you are helping to fund! We will also take team photos and ribbon cutting ceremony. Following the walk, we will have lunch provided by the Centennial Sports Club and M&M’s at the Centennial Sports Club in St. Thomas. Please feel free to [...]