Statue and park honoring Mattie Stepanek are dedicated
A wonderful tribute to a beloved former MDA National Goodwill Ambassador is now reality.
The Mattie Stepanek Park in Rockville, Md., was officially dedicated in October for over 1,000 audience members, and statues of Mattie and his service dog Micah were unveiled.
Featured in this article: Honors for Luke ** Augie Nieto receives national recognition ** Pussycat Dolls promote ALS battle ** Virtual duffers enjoy Jerry Lewis Online Open ** Empire State Building lights up for MDA ** 'Love Network' station helps recover wheelchair
Comic legend and MDA National Chairman Jerry Lewis once again led the MDA Labor Day Telethon to a new record, raising $65,031,393 to beat last year’s total by $1.2 million. The Telethon star expressed humility and gratitude — but not surprise — at the American public’s generosity, especially in the face of economic uncertainty and the threat of Hurricane Gustav on the Gulf...
Reflections from a Harley-Davidson dad about the 2008 Ride Home
Every five years, a seemingly endless wave of brilliant colors, flashing chrome and constant thunder converges on the city of Milwaukee. It becomes a city of motorcycles. Home to Harley-Davidson Motor Company, Milwaukee plays host to enthusiasts from all over the globe to celebrate the birth of the greatest motorcycles ever made.
Telethon 2008 promises entertainment galore
It’s a marathon, not a sprint.
The 43rd Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon returns this Labor Day with 21½ jam-packed hours of all-star entertainment, humor, and information about important research and medical advances in MDA’s battle against muscle-wasting diseases.
Featured in this article: Abbey Umali's travels ** VIPs at MDA headquarters ** Support Fill-the-Boot & Aisles of Smiles ** Harley-Davidson engines roar ** Partnership with Parade magazine ** A Night Under the Stars ** DIRECTV