Stephen Milne Adventurous Spirit Award
This award is presented to a member of the ALS community who strives to find new and innovative ways to fundraise, advocate,
and raise awareness for ALS research. The recipient of this award constantly explores bold new approaches to engage others
in the fight to end ALS. They are driven by a commitment to excellence in ALS advocacy as they inspire their community to
support the mission of the ALS Therapy Development Institute.
2018 - Patty Haberstroh. 2017 - Michael “Boomer” Wallace. 2016 - Smith & Hanses Families. 2015 - Sarah Coglianese, Maureen Ramirez and Team Godfather.
2014 - Stephen Finger. 2013 - Rich Cochran & Roger Petrone. 2012 - Eric Engdahl. 2011 - Sharon Isles. 2010 - Eric Valor. 2009 - CarolAnn Garrett.
2008 - Mickey Butts. 2007 - Jeff Repetto. 2006 - Dick Sanderson, Brian Stanfield. 2005 - Steve Lewis.
Stephen Heywood Patients Today Award
This award is presented to a person with ALS who has been an exemplary community advocate for ALS research and awareness. They
are knowledgeable of current research, willing to inform the community about research trends and advancements, and eager to serve
as an educator for those unfamiliar with ALS. They challenge ALS researchers to remain firmly planted within the ALS community
and focus on people with ALS today, in the hope of accelerating treatments and cures as quickly as possible. This person is a role
model for people with ALS, encouraging them to find the strength and determination to fight this disease through research each and every day.
2018 - Cory Burell. 2017 - Osiel & Bella Mendoza. 2016 - Andrea Lytle Peet. 2015 - Matt Bellina, Jay Smith. 2014 - Anthony Carbajal, Pat Quinn. 2013 - Kevin Swan.
2012 - Peter Frates, Rob Tison (posthumously). 2011 - Frank Provost. 2010 - Steve Saling. 2009 - Corey Reich. 2008 - Ken Patterson.
2007 - Scott Stafne. 2006 - Jon Blais. 2005 - Joe Shambo, Matt Dowd.