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Archived | Autism Speaks: Northern California Community Announcements | Circa May 28, 2008


Autism Speaks, Northern California northerncalifornia@autismspeaks.org via sm1.kintera.com May 28, 2008, 1:40 PM
to Genevieve

May 2008

WALK NOW FOR AUTISM

Bay Area Walk Now for Autism
Saturday, June 7, 2008 – Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton
www.walknowforautism.org/bayarea

We are gearing up for another exciting Walk event in the Bay Area.  Over $167,000 has been raised to date!  We need your help to ensure our 2008 Walk is the best the Bay Area has ever seen.  It’s not too late to participate and join us as we take steps to change the future for all who struggle with autism spectrum disorders in Northern California. Visit Us Online to Register.

Sacramento Walk Now for Autism
Sunday, September 28, 2008
UC Davis M.I.N.D. Institute, Sacramento
www.walknowforautism.org/sacramento

Save the Date! 

Sacramento Walk Now for Autism Team Captain Kick off Party!

Friday, August 1, 2008 starting at 7:00 pm at the Midtown Courtyard Marriott.  More information coming soon.

Central Valley Walk Now for Autism
Saturday, October 18, 2008
Modesto Junior College – West Campus, Modesto
www.walknowforautism.org/centralvalley 

 Sonoma Walk Now for Autism Increases Participation by 1400% in Three Years

Go Online to view footage from the April 19 event at Sonoma State University


LOCAL EVENTS

Scooping for a Cure

Wednesday, May 28, 2008 at Maggie Moos Ice Cream.  For more information please contact sacramento@autismspeaks.org.

Fresh Choice Dinner Fundraiser

Tuesday, June 3, 2008 from 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm at 535 Howe Avenue, Sacramento.  Download this flyer for more details

Aloha Autism Speaks Fundraiser!
Thursday, June 5, 2008 from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm at the Bamboo Hut in downtown San Francisco (479 Broadway between Kearney & Montgomery Streets, North Beach).  Join the Bay Area Walk Now for Autism Public Relations partner, WeissComm Public Relations team for Happy Hour.  Cover is $10.00.  Be sure to wear your best Hawaiian Shirt and enjoy the drink specials.

Neighborhood Rummage Sale
Saturday, June 7, 2008 from 8:00 am – 12:00 pm.  For more information please contact sacramento@autismspeaks.org
 
Fundraiser at Chevys
Tuesday, July 15, 2008 from 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm at 1919 Douglas Boulevard, Roseville.  Download this flyer for more details


AWARENESS

Autism Awareness Day at Davis Farmers Market
Saturday, May 31, 2008 from 8:00 am – 12:00 pm and Saturday, June 18, 2008 from 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm.  For more information please contact sacramento@autismspeaks.org.

Autism Speaks Night at Raley Field
Friday, June 20, 2008 at 7:05 p.m. – Sacramento River Cats vs. Fresno Grizzlies.  Join Autism Speaks and the River Cats for great family fun.  One lucky Autism Speaks attendee will throw out the first pitch and the entire group will sing during the 7th inning stretch.  $4 of every ticket sold will benefit Autism Speaks. Tickets can be purchased by downloading this flyer

FAMILY SERVICES

Resource Guide
Autism Speaks’ Family Services department is working to put local autism community resources at your fingertips.  You can search for local resources and service providers in our Resource Guide

Submit a service and help us build our database.  If you would like to provide information about a service or service provider that you feel would be helpful to individuals with autism and their families please visit this link.

Resource Library
Autism Speaks has also developed a Resource Library to provide you with a variety of information, and reference materials.  Visit Us Online to find the latest blogs, books, magazines, manuals and more.


GOVERNMENT RELATIONS
www.autismvotes.org.  It’s time for lawmakers to listen.
Check out our new website to take action and stay informed on national and state advocacy initiatives.

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