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Phi-K raises $6,500 for ALS

Zach Price and Leo Scheller cross the finish line of the Inaugural Phi-K. The race was both a 5k and a one mile walk and all of the proceeds went toward funding research for ALS.

Riley Guerzini, Staff writer

September 1, 2016

Students and community members from all over the Evansville area came out Saturday morning to participate in Phi Delta Theta’s inaugural Phi-K. With about 80 participants, the fraternity was able to raise $6,500 to support amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) research. The fraternity had an original goal of $10,000. “We had 81 signed up online previously...

Phi Delta Theta sets Phi-K goal

Phi Delta Theta sets Phi-K goal

Sarah Loesch, Editor-in-Chief

August 18, 2016

Lou Gehrig was a member of Phi Delta Theta in the early 1920s, but his memory lives on in the fraternity years later. Gehrig was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) in 1939 after his health began to deteriorate. He died within two years. Phi Delta Theta adopted ALS as its international phil...

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