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LCC Police and Fire Academy Students to partake in ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on 9/11

September 10, 2014

WHO:

LCC Police and Fire Academy students. The media and public are welcome to attend.

WHAT:

LCC Police and Fire Academy students will participate in the ALS “Ice Bucket Challenge,” that raises money for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) or Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Last year, LCC Fire Academy Instructor Tom Rousch lost his battle with ALS. The LCC Police and Fire Academies have accepted the challenge to raise money in his honor.

This Thursday also marks 13 years since the September 11 terrorist attacks on the United States, where more than 400 first responders lost their lives. In honor of their service and sacrifice, students participating in the challenge will also have the option to donate to the National Fallen Firefighter Foundation and the Local Fallen Law Enforcement Foundation (MICOPS).

WHEN:

Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 at 1:30 p.m.

WHERE:

Lansing Community College West Campus
5708 Cornerstone Drive
Lansing, 48917

Video footage can be viewed at facebook.com/LansingCommCollege.

About Lansing Community College

Lansing Community College is Michigan's third largest community college with approximately 20,000 students attending each year. LCC offers courses in general education for those interested in transferring to a four-year institution, career and workforce development, developmental education and personal enrichment. To meet the professional development and training needs of regional employees, the college offers customized programs for credit, non-credit and continuing education. The University Center at LCC offers students the opportunity to earn bachelor’s and master’s degrees from six partner universities on the downtown LCC campus. For more information, visit lcc.edu.

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