DOWNEY - A fundraiser to benefit Duchenne muscular dystrophy research will be held Tuesday at the BJ's restaurant in Downey.Diners who present a flyer will have 15% of their bill donated to www.cureduchenne.org. The fundraiser is organized by Tony and Mariela Pedroza, whose 7-year-old son, Giancarlo, was diagnosed with the disease, which weakens the body's muscles. Giancarlo is not expected live past the age of 20, his parents said. For a flyer, e-mail Tony Pedroza at firstname.lastname@example.org.
********** Published: March 5, 2010 - Volume 8 - Issue 46