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Kenai Firefighters host first fill-the-boot campaign

...fill-the-boot campaign. They spent four hours Friday waving their fire boots in the air, soliciting donations for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. It paid off. They raised just over $7,688 for the association. Kenai Fire Chief Jeff Tucker said...
Capt. Burn-ee & Edith plan May retirement the "Y" in Soldotna every Labor Day Weekend for the annual Fill the Boot campaign for Jerry's Kids and the Muscular Dystrophy Assoc. "We did it for 22 years, Sharon was there every year even the one year I had a medical emergency. Every...
Fill the Boot is back

...Emergency Services responders have brought back the Fill the Boot campaign to raise funds to help find a cure for Muscular Dystrophy Association. Firefighters will be at the Soldotna Fred Meyer parking lot Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p...
Pioneer Potluck: Labor Days in Alaska and owned a bar and restaurant. Labor Day was huge in Eagle River-Chugiak, as there was the Jerry Lewis Muscular Dystrophy Telethon. In conjunction with Tips Bar, a big pig was roasted in a fire pit that was started two days before the...
Firefighters aim to 'Fill-The-Boot'

...Peninsula Firefighters are holding their annual "Fill-The-Boot" campaign to help the Alaska Chapter of the Muscular Dystrophy Association. This year's campaign will take place Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the intersection...

...Elementary School fifth-grader has Ullrich congenital muscular dystrophy, a genetic condition causing severe muscle 50 dogs are given out each year to people with muscular dystrophy, multiple sclerosis, post-traumatic stress disorder...
Business Briefs

...the retailer collected $6 million to support the Muscular Dystrophy Association's (MDA) research and services local individuals and families affected by muscular dystrophy and related diseases. The fundraiser helps support...
Orthopedic health should be part of preventative discussion

...into genetic or environmental factors, or both. Some disease processes are primarily of genetic origin, such as muscular dystrophy and cystic fibrosis, however these actually represent a small number of the afflictions people suffer from in our...
CES fundraiser a success

...25 from its annual "Fill the Boot" fundraiser, which took place Friday and Saturday. The funds benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Including this year's funds, CES has raised more than $215,000 for MDA over the last 15 years...
Bikers lose in bear near-collision

...Traffic was bumper to bruin on at least two occasions near Cooper Landing this week. On Saturday, during an annual Muscular Dystrophy Association Live Ride in which roughly 200 motorcyclists drove from Anchorage to Soldotna, one unlucky biker almost...


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