Ro­tary char­ity talk

Ayrshire Post - - NEWS -

Iain McWhirter, head of Fundrais­ing and Vol­un­teer­ing for Mo­tor Neu­rone Dis­ease ( MND) Scot­land char­ity vis­ited the Gir­van Ro­tary to give us a talk.

MND Scot­land is the only char­ity in Scot­land sup­port­ing peo­ple af­fected by Mo­tor Neu­rone Dis­ease, and it also funds vi­tal re­search to find a cure.

Iain talked about the fund­ing of re­search which takes place in Scot­land and around the world and like most MND in­ter­ested peo­ple he is hope­ful of a break­through.

MND is the name given to a group of ill­nesses it is a pro­gres­sive in­cur­able ill­ness af­fect­ing the nerves, called mo­tor neu­rones. Th­ese nerves carry sig­nals from the brain to mus­cles to tell them when to work.

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