Odette Lacroix: winner of the 2016 Chantal Lanthier Award

Odette Lacroix: winner of the 2016 Chantal Lanthier Award

Words are not enough to describe  Odette Lacroix’s tireless work for the Society, even now, at the age of 75! In recognition of her dedication,  Odette received the Chantal Lanthier Award, awarded to a volunteer whose remarkable contribution to our mission makes him or her an inspiration to others.
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Gilles Martel: moving forward, one walk at a time

Gilles Martel: moving forward, one walk at a time

In 2003, the letters “A-L-S” increasingly resonated with the daily life of Gilles Martel.
While a certain Jean Lepage raised funds for ALS in the Charlevoix region, his very good friend Ghislain, and his wife Angèle, were facing the consequences of the disease. “We had known them for 25, 30

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Annie Huard: Giving a voice to caregivers

Annie Huard: Giving a voice to caregivers

 
As an ambassador for HealthPartners and the Society, Annie Huard generously shares her story not only to raise ALS awareness, but also to give a voice to the hundreds of caregivers who often forget to take care of themselves.
In 2007, Annie’s world toppled over when her partner Claude,

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