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Bowl-athon Entry Form Now Available; Pali Lanes Historic Places Nomination Deadline Extended

Teams of six or Individual bowl-athon participants can now use the featured form to join the fundraiser at Pali Lanes on Saturday, November 10, 2018.  For $600, Teams of Six bowlers can bowl two games on one lane for 2.5 hours, with free shoe rental, and souvenir T-shirts for each bowler.  For $70, individual bowlers will be bowling two games, mixed with five other bowlers in one lane, with free shoe rental, and a goodie bag to boot! Early corporate…

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Soderholm Mobility First Company Sponsor of Bowling Fundraiser

Soderholm Mobility’ President Denise Soderholm personally emailed her company’s acceptance of ALSFH invitation to be a sponsor of the Bowling fundraiser set for November 10, Saturday at Pali Lanes in Kaliua. Denise Soderholm emailed, “Your ALS Foundation Pali Lanes notice arrived today – and, actually made my day, while I won’t be in town, it sure sounds fun!!” Denise will be in the mainland for “specialized PT treatment” and has assigned son, Gus, to be their team leader. In February,…

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ALSFH presents at PNA-Hawaii Outreach Class and United Caregivers’ Inservice Training

As part of community outreach and promotion of ALS Awareness, ALSFH President Divina Telan Robillard presented at two separate events yesterday, October 13. The Philippine Nurses Association-Hawaii has been holding a community outreach program of a total 10 classes, every Saturday, on different aspects of heart care entitled “Healthy Heart, Healthy Family” program, starting last  October 6 at the St. John the Apostle and Evangelist Church in Mililani.  Robillard presented on “Get Energized: Exercises for a Healthy Heart,” which included…

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November Nostalgia-themed Bowling Benefit Set at Beleaguered Pali Lanes

ALS Foundation of Hawaii will hold a nostalgia-themed Bowling Benefit Event on November 10, 2018, Saturday, at the Pali Lanes at 120 Hekili Street, Kailua, HI. Ongoing registration for team, sponsor, and individual participant packages. Games are scheduled every 2.5 hours. Bowlers are encouraged to bring pictures and stories about Pali Lanes to share and to dress in their favorite era bowling attire. Friendly team competitions will help raise funds to establish Hawaii’s ALS Residence for people with ALS (Lou…

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Cheryl Kellett +

ALSFH President Divina Telan Robillard recently visited Cheryl Kellett in the family home in Kalihi in reply to husband, Mel’s request for respite help. In a phone conversation earlier today, Bristol Hospice RN Sheena Erice said that Cheryl passed away from natural causes on September 26, three days after Robillard posted about the visit. She further explained that Cheryl’s case had been transferred to Islands Hospice because Bristol does not have a policy of assisting patients off the ventilator, which…

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ALSFH Plans November Fundraiser at Controversial Pali Lanes in Kailua

ALSFH’s  next fundraiser is a bowl-athon in Kailua Pali Lanes bowling alley in early November. The 3-person Board is currently discussing details with the bowling alley management.  The ALSFH fundraiser, tentatively set for November 10, will give local residents a chance to play in the Pali Lanes in a community-led fundraiser before its demolition  in early 2019. Landowner Alexander & Baldwin plans to create a community park in its current location. The fate of Pali Lanes is the subject of an…

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Foodland’s Give Aloha Program Ends; ALSFH Thanks Donors

Foodland’s month-long Give Aloha 2018 Program has just ended.  The annual program usually begins and ends in September.  ALSFH joined the more than 300 other non-profits that have registered as recipients of this popular, local philanthropy of the Sullivan family.  The program promises to match each donor’s contribution up to $249. After all donations have been recorded, the Program, which pledges a total of $250,000 yearly, will give the individual non-profits all donations collected in its name.  The Program will…

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Ewa Beach Site of First Volunteer-led Benefit Yard Sale This Saturday

  Shaun and Renee Brewer are hosting a yard sale fundraiser for ALSFH at their home in the Kapilina neighborhood of Ewa Beach THIS Saturday, September 29, 8am-12 noon. It is part of the neighborhood-wide Annual Sale.  Set-up will be at 7 am, Saturday, at the Brewer Residence at 5227 Iroquois Avenue in Ewa Beach. Drop-offs and pick-ups can be arranged with Divina Robillard, 256-3932.  All proceeds will benefit ALSFH. The Brewers have been staunch supporters of ALSFH from the start.  Shaun…

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ALSFH Visits Cheryl Kellett at Home

After an acute episode of pneumonia, Cheryl Kellett decided to leave the nursing home.  She wanted to spend the last days of her life at home in the care of a hospice team. Her family supported her decision. Home is in Kalihi, where the loving family reconfigured their living room so Cheryl can look out into the street through the picture window and see who’s at the door.  ALS is an isolating disease; situating the ill person in a place…

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Foodland’s Give Aloha Program Starts: Donate to 78937 at Checkouts

September 9, 2019, Kailua, HI.  Foodland and Western Union Foundation in Hawaii started its annual “Give Aloha” Program on September 1st to continue the legacy of founder, Maurice “Sully” Sullivan of giving back to the community.  Foodland gives more than $250,000 annually to non-profits that participate in the program. For the first time this year, ALSFH signed up to participate in the  program. Katherine O’Connor, ASLFH Treasurer, constructed its sign out of recycled cardboard. “I spent less than $2 on…

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