Deb McQueen-Quinn to Present Her Personal Battle with ALS at CVS/pharmacy in Orchard Park

September 27, 2013 Updated Jun 21, 2012 at 11:56 AM EDT

By WKBW News

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Deb McQueen-Quinn (second from right), who has Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) is surrounded by local family members and CVS employees at the Orchard Park CVS/pharmacy during an in-store event to raise awareness and funds for ALS and Cystic Fibrosis.

September 27, 2013 Updated Jun 21, 2012 at 11:56 AM EDT

(WKBW release) Deb McQueen-Quinn is presenting her personal battle with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis at CVS/pharmacy in Orchard Park through June 30.

WHO: Deb McQueen-Quinn

WHAT: Will share her personal experience with ALS; Deb was diagnosed in 2009; five family members, including Deb’s sister, have died of ALS

WHERE: CVS, 3098 Orchard Park Rd, Orchard Park, NY

WHEN: 10am – noon

WHY: Deb is raising awareness of ALS and inspiring people to donate funds to CVS/pharmacy’s Advancing Medical Research campaign (running through June 30) either in-stores or at www.cvs.com/alscff

VISUALS:

• Deb meeting with customers and sharing her slideshow, actions and hope for a cure

• Deb’s family tree poster (more than 20 of Deb’s family members had ALS, tracing back to 1600s)

• ALS wristbands and t-shirts