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DOWNEY - The L.A. Fitness on Firestone Boulevard in Downey is hosting a Zumba fitness fundraiser this Saturday to raise money for Lou Gehrig's Disease research.
The event is from 3-4 p.m. Buy-in is $20 with all proceeds going to the Muscular Dystrophy Association's ALS research initiative.
ALS is a progressive motor neuron disease that causes complete paralysis. Approximately 5,600 people are diagnosed with ALS each year.
After diagnosis, people typically survive 3-5 years. There is no cure.
For more information, call (562) 927-5688 or go online to augiesquest.org/lafitness.
Published: February 21, 2013 - Volume 11 - Issue 45