Brewers around the country are joining forces to support research for Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, Lou Gehrig's disease) is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that leads to paralysis,due to the death of motor neurons in the spinal cord and brain. It has had a devastating impact on the Hanses family in the Yakima Valley.  Local brewers Cheryl Hanses Smith and her husband Mike will be on "The Mike Bastinelli Show, " to talk about  what brewers are doing to help ALS research.  Also today Dale Carpenter will give us an update on his battle with cancer , plus his autistic son Blake shows us that he is a master of sports trivia.  Listen today from 3 to 6 on AM 1280 and FM 99.3 Newstalk KIT.