Autism Society of Central Illinois to hold Autism Awareness Walk

Autism Society of Central Illinois to hold Autism Awareness Walk
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Date/Time
Saturday, April 26th 2014
8:30 am

Location
Hope Pavilion at Southwinds Park

Autism Society of Central Illinois to hold Autism Awareness Walk 

April is Autism Awareness Month and The Autism Society of Central Illinois (ASCI) will hold its annual Autism Awareness Walk and Family Fun Day on Saturday, April 26th at SouthwindPark in Springfield.  Registration for the Walk will begin at 8:30am and the Walk will follow at 10:00am. A program featuring music and a magic act will follow the walk.  There will be children’s activities including inflatable games, cheek art, balloon animals and much more.  A 50/50 raffle and a silent auction will be offered during the walk as well.  This event is an opportunity to raise public awareness about autism.
The Autism Society of Central Illinois is a non-profit organization that provides summer camp, recreational opportunities and support groups for children with autism and their families.  The walk serves as a fundraiser to support ASCI programming.  Walk participants may walk free of charge or may assist with fundraising by gathering donations for their participation in the walk.    
All Autism Awareness Walk and Family Fun Day activities are offered free of charge and the event is open to the public.   For additional information contact the Autism Society of Central Illinois at 217-585-1421 or visit www.autismcil.org.  Registration/donation forms are also available on the website.  

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