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Golden West Chapter News

Thank you for visiting our "In the News" section, a valuable resource for both the community and media professionals.  Be sure to register to receive our monthly enewsletter- "Connections" and receive news updates and other highlights from The ALS Association and the Golden West Chapter. You can also subscribe to our many social media channels and networks.

For any media inquires, please contact us at media@alsagoldenwest.org or call our media hotline 415-967-2572.

RECENT HEADLINES

Giants’ Buster Posey Wins Lou Gehrig Memorial Award for His ‘Giving Character’
July 29, 2020

Your Central Valley: Fresno Police Officer Who Lost His Battle with ALS Honored by the FPOA
July 28, 2020

The Reporter: Sweets Bring Love, Support for Vacaville Woman with ALS
July 20, 2020

Spotlight On… Kevin Heller Community Inspires a Father of Two to Live to the Fullest with ALS
June 21, 3030

Hello! Magazine: Reese Witherspoon Announces Sad Death of Her 'Other Mother' Nanci Ryder
June 13, 2020

Today: Reese Witherspoon Pays Tribute to Her 'Other Mother' Nanci Ryder
June 13, 2020

A loving Tribute to Nanci Ryder: Champion for ALS Awareness and Dear Friend
June 12, 2020

Extra: Remembering Beloved Hollywood Publicist Nanci Ryder
June 12, 2020

Access Hollywood: Emmy Rossum, Kylie Rogers & More Remember Hollywood Publicist Nanci Ryder Who Died At 67
June 12, 2020

Associated Press: Hollywood Power Publicist and Pal to Stars Nanci Ryder dies
June 12, 2020

Page Six: Famed Publicist Nanci Ryder Dead at 67 After ALS Battle
June 12, 2020

LA Magazine: Beloved Hollywood PR Woman Nanci Ryder Dies of ALS at 67
June 12, 2020

Los Angeles Times: Nanci Ryder, Hollywood Power Publicist Who Battled ALS, Dies at 67
June 12, 2020

Washington Post: Hollywood Power Publicist and Pal to Stars Nanci Ryder Dies
June 11, 2020

Deadline Magazine: Nanci Ryder Dies: Longtime Publicist & BWR Co-Founder Was 67
June 11, 2020

Just Jared: Publicist Nanci Ryder Has Died at 67 After a Battle with ALS
June 11, 2020

People: Hollywood Publicist Nanci Ryder Dies of ALS at 67
June 11, 2020

Variety: Nanci Ryder, Powerful Publicist Who Co-Founded BWR, Dies at 67
June 11, 2020

THR: Nanci Ryder, Beloved Hollywood Publicist, Dies at 67
June 11, 2020

PREVIOUS HEADLINES (through 05/31/2020)

Jimmy Kimmel Live: Jimmy Kimmel & Courteney Cox Surprise Mother Daughter Nurses in New York
May 8, 2020

Californians for Stem Cell Research, Treatments & Cures: Stem Cell Initiative Submits Signatures to Qualify for November Ballot
May 5, 2020

Our tribute to Mari Winsor: Fitness Icon, Powerful ALS Advocate, and a Dear Friend of the Golden West Chapter
April 30, 2020

People: Star Trek's Kenneth Mitchell Opens Up About Continuing His Acting Career After ALS Diagnosis
March 19, 2020

Daily Star Trek News: Star Trek: Discovery's Kenneth Mitchell on Telling His Children About ALS Diagnosis: " I Want to Be Strong for Them"
March 18, 2020

LA Weekly: [Postponed] Kim Shattuck's Music Lives On with Tribute Concert
March 11, 2020

Star Advertiser: Mike Izon ALS Awareness Benefit Concert at Artistry Honolulu
March 10, 2020

Daily Star Trek News: Kenneth Mitchell Appears on Star Trek: The Cruise; First Outing Since Revealing ALS Diagnosis
March 9, 2020

Open Line: Tami Heide interviews with Melanie Vammen about singer/guitarist Kim Shattuck and Team Shattuck Benefit Concert
March 8, 2020

People: Star Trek: Discovery's Kenneth Mitchell Reveals ALS Diagnosis: 'I Can't Hide it Anymore'
February 28, 2020

Entertainment Tonight: 'Star Trek: Discovery' Actor Kenneth Mitchell Opens Up About His ALS Diagnosis
February 28, 2020

The Hollywood Reporter: Renée Zellweger Makes First Post-Oscars Appearance to Accept Courage Award and Honor Nanci Ryder
February 28, 2020

Chabad: #TefillinforYitzi Honoring Rabbi with ALS Now an International Tradition
February 22, 2020

NBC Sports: How Stephen Piscotty is Carrying Mother's Torch by Trying to Defeat ALS
February 20, 2020

Oscar Go: Watch Renée Zellweger Oscars 2020 Speech for Best Actress
February 9, 2020

New Orleans Saints: New Orleans Saints Legend Steve Gleason Receives Congressional Gold Medal
January 15, 2020

 

 

For other news and articles from this year, please visit our archives.

RECENT MEDIA CLIPPINGS

2014-People Magazine-LA Walk & Team Nanci

NEWS AND MEDIA INTERVIEWS


PUBLIC AWARENESS CAMPAIGNS

Videos- General:

"Matt Chaney is Living with ALS" (:60)
(:30,and :90 versions also available)



The ALS Nation (1:20)

 

Articles:

I am Lou

Wayne Carter
November 9, 2012

Colin Campbell

September 6, 2012

Lynn Holmes
July 20, 2010 

Megan Mishork and Marilyn Silva

November 30, 2009

Clarence "Bully" Nakaahiki
December 5, 2008


We are Lou

Celeste Perry and the team at Clear Channel
September 6, 2013

Brian Zalewski and the members of LUCE
September 5, 2013

Robert Hammer
December 1, 2012

Heather Wajer
  
October 4, 2012

Team Cytokinetics

September 6, 2012l



PSAs and Videos- Napa Valley Ride to Defeat ALS:


"10th Anniversary of the Napa Valley Ride to Defeat ALS" (1:20)

PSA's and Videos- Walks:

ABOUT THE GOLDEN WEST CHAPTER (2010)

ICE BUCKET CHALLENGE PLAYLIST



ASK THE EXPERTS PRESENTATIONS



OUR YEAR IN REVIEW VIDEOS


THANKS TO OUR BASEBALL PARTNERS

ADVOCACY AND PUBLIC POLICY

OUR ESSEY AWARD WINNERS