Aug 28, 2014
CWA President Larry Cohen took the ALS "ice bucket challenge" then called out CWA vice presidents Chris Shelton, D1, and Ed Mooney, D2-13, to take the challenge and pass it on.
In Albuquerque for the D7 District Conference, Cohen was doused with the huge bucket of ice and cold water by Shari Wojtowicz, president of CWA Local 7250.
The challenge is raising awareness and research dollars to help find a cure for ALS – also known as "Lou Gehrig's disease" – a progressive, degenerative disease of nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord. CWA D2 Vice President Pete Catucci died from ALS disease in 2009.
They get soaked by the icy water, but participants also donate to the ALS Association. As of this week, $89 million has been raised. For more information, click here.