WACH Fox team takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

COLUMBIA (WACH) -- Our General Manager, Allison Aldridge took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge this morning and challenged the General Managers of our sister stations,WPDE, WCIV and WLOS!

Meterologist Henry Rothenberg and Sports Anchor Corey Miller also took the challenge for ALS.

The purpose of the challenge is to bring awarenss to ALS. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or â??Lou Gehrigâ??s Diseaseâ?? is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord. When the motor neurons die, the ability of the brain to initiate and control muscle movement is lost. Patients in the later stages of the disease may become totally paralyzed.

WACH the team take the challenge above.