June is ALS Awareness Month
2017 Flag Raising Ceremony
The ALS Flag Raising Ceremony took place this year on Tuesday June 6, 2017 at 9 am in front of City Hall, 510 Main Street. Mayor Brian Bowman raised the ALS Society of Manitoba flag in recognition and support to the ALS Awareness Month in Winnipeg.
2016 Flag Raising Ceremony
On Tuesday, June 7, 2016 the City of Winnipeg proudly showed their support and ongoing dedication to the ALS Society of Manitoba by raising the Society’s flag over city hall. In attendance was Mayor Brian Bowmen, Deputy Mayor Mike Pagtakhan and Councillor Matt Allard.
Province of Manitoba proclaims June 2015 as ALS Awareness Month
On June 20, 2015, Sharon Blady (Minister of Health) proudly presented the ALS Society of Manitoba a Proclamation on behalf of Deanne Crothers (Minister of Healthy Living and Seniors) and the Province of Manitoba. This proclamation states that June 2015 is officially ALS Awareness Month in the Province of Manitoba.
“June is a special month for us at the Society,” says Diana Rasmussen, Executive Director of the ALS Society. “For us and the more than 3,000 Canadians living with ALS, this month is an opportunity to talk more about this fatal disease and give people the opportunity to learn about how important supporting those living with ALS everyday is.”