San Angelo City Officials Take the Ice Bucket Challenge

Published 08/25 2014 10:56AM

Updated 08/25 2014 12:06PM

Image from screen captures of conchovalleyhomepage.com
Image from screen captures of conchovalleyhomepage.com
SAN ANGELO, TX -- San Angelo Police Chief, Tim Vasquez and Assistant Police Chiefs took on the Ice Bucket Challenge, Friday afternoon, at the city park.  The challenge raises both money and awareness for the fight against ALS – also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease. 
 
The previous evening other San Angelo area officials took the challenge including State Representative Drew Darby, San Angelo Mayor Dwain Morrison, Judge Steven Floyd and Judge Penny Roberts.
 
Thursday’s event was hosted by Tom Green County Commissioner Bill Ford’s brother, Mike Ford, who suffers from ALS.
 
“He sees the benefits and it encourages him, and he’s already an encouragement to all of us,” Bill Ford said of his brother.  “He’s my hero. He’s just really a courageous guy.”
 
The ALS ice bucket challenge has raised more than $42 million nationwide. 

(Information from conchovalleyhomepage.com) 



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