ALS Society

of Manitoba


La Société

Manitobaine de la SLA


Newsletters – Connect

We are tremendously excited to be able to share with you our accomplishments, our discoveries and our challenges. In 2017, our newsletter received a facelift and was renamed Connect. Our goal was to bring together information for our clients, supporters, health authorities and the community at large.

Here, you will find our most recent newsletters. By selecting them you will be redirected to a page where you may view or download PDF versions of these informative newsletters. If you are seeking information from an older newsletter not found below, please contact us and we will be happy to forward you a PDF of the archived newsletter.

Spring 2019 Newsletter

Spring 2019

Inside this issue:

  • A message from our Executive Director announcing the upcoming theme of the Cornflower Ball and encouraging volunteers.
  • Announcement of two ALS/MND Research programs which are underway in Manitoba.
  • An ALS Canada research update as of March 2019.
  • Information on the Give a Boost Program
  • Information on becoming a monthly donor.
  • News on upcoming and recently passed in-house and third-party events.
  • Announcement of a Legacy Cookbook for ALS and new branding for Walk to End ALS.
  • Feature interview with board members Kelsey Jackson, Sharon Blady, Eric McCormick and Joanne Mills.

Fall 2018

Inside this issue:

  • A message from our Executive Director on how people have assisted the ALS Society of Manitoba and how others can get involved.
  • Information on Radicava (edaravone).
  • New Discoveries which may lead to effective treatment of ALS.
  • Information on the Boost Program
  • Announcements of upcoming events and reviews of recently passed Cornflower Ball
  • Feature interview with board members Jessica Lorusso, Real Picard, Micheline Chaput and Belinda Wiebe Friesen.

Winter 2017

Inside this issue:

  • A message from our Executive Director announcing the re-envisioned newsletter to Connect our clients and donors with stories and research information.
  • Webinar announcements.
  • An introduction to the current Board of Directors of the ALS Society of Manitoba.
  • Catfish Buy the Pound: A Third-Party Event to Fish On for ALS.
  • Achievments, Changes & Challenges of the ALS Society of Manitoba.
  • Information on the Equipment Lending Program.

Winter 2017 - Donors Feature

Winter 2017- Donors

Inside this issue:
A special issue to say thank you to our donors.