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Ralph Romero battling Lou Gehrig's disease one day at a time

Original post made by Jeb Bing, editor of the Pleasanton Weekly, on Jul 2, 2009

Several hundred are expected to play golf next Thursday, July 9 and even more to attend a dinner that night at Castlewood Country Club to honor a top golfer and a well known friend of Pleasanton, Ralph Romero. Billed as the First Annual Ralph Romero ALS Charity, all proceeds will go to the ALS Association to fund research into the crippling, neurodegenerative disease that cut short the life of famed baseball player Lou Gehrig 70 years ago and many other notables since. ALS is now slowly taking Romero's life and he wanted to launch the charity while he still can.

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