Bass tourney Saturday to benefit ALS patient

File photo
File photo

A fishing competition Saturday will benefit a well-known local man fighting ALS (Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis).

Proceeds from the bass tournament go to help with to medical equipment and expenses for Barry Hammond.

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Saturday’s tournament will benefit a local man suffering from ALS.

Registration and launch will be at the Wildlife ramp at Lake Waccamaw. Starting time is safe light, with final weigh-in at 3 p.m. There will be a first, second and thid place winner. 

Entry is $40 per person, $10 going to the big fish pot. The winner of the pot will split the money with Barry. 

For more information contact Jonathan Hammond at 910.234.0159 or Levern Bass at 910.625.5180.

ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, is a progressive condition that affects the nerves that control muscles throughout the body.

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