Kylie Walman (centre) receives her vest from ALS Society of B.C.’s Iman Ghahremani

Kylie Walman (centre) receives her vest from ALS Society of B.C.’s Iman Ghahremani

New team for ALS walk

Kylie Walman and Samantha Mayall have taken over the co-ordination of the Peoples Drug Mart Walk for ALS

Some new faces are leading the way in making strides for ALS in Vernon.

Kylie Walman and Samantha Mayall have taken over the co-ordination of the Peoples Drug Mart Walk for ALS which will take place in Vernon June 14 in Polson Park.

Walman attended the Team ALS B.C. and Yukon volunteer conference in Richmond Feb. 6 to 8 to receive training.

As a volunteers of the ALS Society of B.C., they received Team ALS B.C. and Yukon vests at the conference.

The Walks for ALS in Canada is a nationwide event that raises awareness about ALS, and revenue to support patient services and ALS research.

“Your help will provide more hope,” said Wendy Toyer, executive director.

To register, visit www.walkforals.ca.