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The Annual ALS Fundraiser

Almost every year, I diverge from my usual beekeeping nonsense on this blog and write a bit about our annual ALS fundraiser, Betty’s Run for ALS. You probably know someone who had ALS, aka Lou Gehrig’s disease. Right now you … Continue reading

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Pure Sweet Honey and the ALS Run

Left, my son Daniel and my wife Eszter – Daniel is giving Calgary Mayor Nenshi his runner’s T-Shirt. Right, Co-ordinator Jane tries to defend the mayor from an apparent Star Wars attacker. Once again, our friends at Pure Sweet Honey … Continue reading

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Giving thanks

One last look at the Calgary ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) fundraising event. You may wonder what this has to do with beekeeping. I guess it reaffirms the idea that the human condition is as frail as the environment and that … Continue reading

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Who’s your friend?

My family participated in Calgary’s ALS fundraiser this weekend. It was a great success. We had a sunny and mild Sunday morning with almost 2,000 people at the North Glenmore park for this year’s walk/run. A lot of money was … Continue reading

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Running for Betty

This weekend is Calgary’s ALS benefit. Calgary-area readers of this blog are invited (urged!) to head over to North Glenmore Park and “Run for Betty.” 20 years ago, Betty died from ALS, aka Lou Gehrig’s Disease. She was an avid … Continue reading

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