Southern California ALS Association Golden West Chapter
 

The Stanley W. Ekstrom Foundation recently sponsored the SoCal Ride to Defeat ALS and Walk/ Run in Newbury Park, planned for July 21 at Dos Vientos Park. The ride is in honor of Niall Foley a retired 30 year veteran of the Glendale Fire Department who six months before he was to retire was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis also know as ALS. Proceeds will benefit the ALS Association Golden West chapter, which supports research to discover treatments for ALS and provides free care and services to over 1,700 patients and their families, including more than 30 support groups.