Friday, Dec 02, 2016
One of America's Great Newspapers ~ Toledo, Ohio

Our Town Home - Sylvania

9th annual Walk to Defeat ALS

Singer-David-Browning-plays

Singer David Browning plays for the participants before the walk. The 9th Annual Walk to Defeat ALS at Flower Hospital in Sylvania, Ohio on October 7, 2012. Around 1500 people participated in the event.

The Blade/Jetta Fraser
Buy This Image

Bob-Unverferth-of-Kalida-left-and-Steve-Nellett

Bob Unverferth, of Kalida, left, and Steve Nellett, of Port CLinton, filling out raffle tickets.

The Blade/Jetta Fraser
Buy This Image

Teacher-and-coach-Melissa-Belcher

Teacher and coach Melissa Belcher, at right in front under grey blanket, and her team. The 9th Annual Walk to Defeat ALS at Flower Hospital in Sylvania, Ohio on October 7, 2012. Around 1500 people participated in the event.

The Blade/Jetta Fraser
Buy This Image

Teacher-and-coach-Melissa-Belcher-at-right-under-grey

Teacher and coach Melissa Belcher, at right under grey blanket, and some of her team. The 9th Annual Walk to Defeat ALS at Flower Hospital in Sylvania, Ohio on October 7, 2012. Around 1500 people participated in the event.

The Blade/Jetta Fraser
Buy This Image

Some-of-the-members-of-Melissa-Belcher-s-team

Some of the members of Melissa Belcher's team, all unidentified. The 9th Annual Walk to Defeat ALS at Flower Hospital in Sylvania, Ohio on October 7, 2012. Around 1500 people participated in the event.

The Blade/Jetta Fraser
Buy This Image

Bowling-Green-State-University-mascots-Frieda

Bowling Green State University mascots Frieda, left, and Freddie greet Maryanne Wanamaker, second from left, and Kylie Young, both of Findlay. The 9th Annual Walk to Defeat ALS at Flower Hospital in Sylvania, Ohio on October 7, 2012. Around 1500 people participated in the event.

The Blade/Jetta Fraser
Buy This Image

Phi-Delta-Theta-members-from-Bowling-Green-State-University

Phi Delta Theta members from Bowling Green State University celebrate as they cross the finish line. Fundraising to fight ALS is the fraternity's comittment. The 9th Annual Walk to Defeat ALS at Flower Hospital in Sylvania, Ohio on October 7, 2012. Around 1500 people participated in the event.

The Blade/Jetta Fraser
Buy This Image

Walkers-foundraising-to-defeat-ALS

Walkers foundraising to defeat ALS. The 9th Annual Walk to Defeat ALS at Flower Hospital in Sylvania, Ohio on October 7, 2012. Around 1500 people participated in the event.

The Blade/Jetta Fraser
Buy This Image

Birdie-Mary-Wazbinski-of-Toledo-making-a-balloon-creature

Birdie, Mary Wazbinski, of Toledo, making a balloon creature for Elizabeth Motter, 6, of Perrysburg, before the event. The 9th Annual Walk to Defeat ALS at Flower Hospital in Sylvania, Ohio on October 7, 2012. Around 1500 people participated in the event.

The Blade/Jetta Fraser
Buy This Image

Jan-Miller-of-Bellvue-left-gets-help-putting-on-her-sign-1

Jan Miller, of Bellvue, left, gets help putting on her sign from event volunteer Pat Tolbert, of Columbus. The 9th Annual Walk to Defeat ALS at Flower Hospital in Sylvania, Ohio on October 7, 2012. Around 1500 people participated in the event.

The Blade/Jetta Fraser
Buy This Image

Tim-Brooks-and-his-crew-before-the-walk

Tim Brooks and his crew before the walk. [Tim Brooks is behind the "Brook's Crew" sign in front, left.] The 9th Annual Walk to Defeat ALS at Flower Hospital in Sylvania, Ohio on October 7, 2012. Around 1500 people participated in the event.

The Blade/Jetta Fraser
Buy This Image

From-left-walkers-Terri-Abernathy-of-Toledo-Kim-Grable

From left: walkers Terri Abernathy, of Toledo; Kim Grable, of Sylvania; Neal Abernathy [Terri's husband], Susan Durant and her son Xzavier Tate, 17, all of Toledo. In front is Grable's son Timothy Grable, 7, of Sylvania. The 9th Annual Walk to Defeat ALS at Flower Hospital in Sylvania, Ohio on October 7, 2012. Around 1500 people participated in the event.

The Blade/Jetta Fraser
Buy This Image

Toledo-walk-event-and-Paul-s-Crew-founder-Ruth-Moeller

Toledo walk event and Paul's Crew founder Ruth Moeller, of Sylvania. The 9th Annual Walk to Defeat ALS at Flower Hospital in Sylvania.

The Blade/Jetta Fraser
Buy This Image

Jessica-Garcia-left-with-her-parents-Diane-Hymore

Jessica Garcia, left, with her parents Diane Hymore, and Joe Garcia, all of Toledo.

The Blade/Jetta Fraser
Buy This Image

Shelby-Swartz-left-and-Kyle-Measles

Shelby Swartz, left, and Kyle Measles, both of Toledo, among the walkers.

The Blade/Jetta Fraser
Buy This Image

Click to comment

Quis autem vel eum iure reprehenderit qui in ea voluptate velit esse quam nihil molestiae consequatur, vel illum qui dolorem?

Temporibus autem quibusdam et aut officiis debitis aut rerum necessitatibus saepe eveniet.

Copyright © 2015 Toledo Blade

To Top

Fetching stories…