Each day, the ALS Association continues to provide services to victims of the Lou Gehrig's disease as well as assistance to those victims' families. The ALS Association Alabama Chapter is spreading the word about the association and its services at the "Walk to Defeat ALS", a free event that welcomes all to come out and join the cause. For more information call (205) 519-9030 or visit online at www.alsa.org.
The Alabama Emergency Management Agency says households and businesses in the state have been approved for more than $100 million in low-interest loans to help with rebuilding after the April storms. Officials say that in the nearly five months since the disaster,
more than $78 million has been approved for 1,534 Alabama homeowners and nearly $21 million has been approved for 159 businesses. ...Read more