ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Southeast Georgia Physician Associates-Neurosciences team does the Ice Bucket ChallengeBRUNSWICK, Georgia: Sept 16, 2014–The Southeast Georgia Physician Associates-Neurosciences, a strategic affiliate of Southeast Georgia Health System, welcomed their newest team member, Phlilip P. Amodeo, M.D., board-certified neurologist, by dumping a bucket of ice water over his head. Lori Trefts, M.D., organized the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, which raised a total of $330 for the ALS Association. Health System participants also included Gary R. Colberg, FACHE, president & CEO, Atrac Kay, M.D., and Marion Alston, FNP.

Health System team members and community members gathered in the Linda S. Pinson courtyard to purchase $1 tickets for a chance to dump ice water on those participating.

Between July 29 and August 12, The ALS Association and its 38 chapters have received an astonishing $4 million in donations compared to $1.12 million during the same time period last year as a result of the ice bucket challenge. Contributions further The Association’s mission to find a cure for ALS while funding the highest quality of care for people living with the disease.