Autism Services of the Finger Lakes at Happiness House will hold their annual Autism Awareness Walk on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at Eastview Mall in Victor at Food Court Entrance #5 from 8:00 am – 9:30 am. The Carlson family, Honorary Chairs of this event, will lead the way as we walk to raise awareness during National Autism Awareness month. Carlson states, “We are proud and humbled to be the Honorary Chairs for this year’s Happiness House Autism Walk. We invite and challenge you to join us in raising money for this important cause.”
The Carlson’s were introduced to Happiness House in 1997 when their son was diagnosed with autism. Carlson adds, “We received service coordination, speech therapy and preschool services. Our family’s journey with autism began and continues to be with the wonderful people at this great organization.”
Free t-shirts for all registrants! No registration fee. No minimum fee. Distinguished guests include Happiness House Board and Foundation Board members, community leaders, and representatives from our sponsors who include: Pacesetter Sponsor ~ Premier Physical Therapy Service of the Finger Lakes PLLC; Step Sponsors ~ Bill Cram Chevrolet, LECESSE Construction, Brian and Kelly Meath – in honor of Dylan Carlson and Relph Benefit Advisors, LE; Stomp Sponsor ~ Rich and Elena Camerieri Family Foundation and Seneca Foods; Stride Sponsor ~ Finger Lakes Medical Associates, LLP; and Stroll Sponsors ~ Alpco Recycling, Inc., Roy and Nancy Beecher, BonaDent Dental Laboratories, Bond, McDonald and Lehman, P.C., William and Margaret Clark, D'Amico Chrysler Dodge Jeep, Generations Bank, Heritage Motors, Diane and John Kozar, McMahon LaRue Assoc. P.C. and Northern States Aviation; Other ~ Wilson Press, LLC, Finger Lakes Medical Associates, LLP, L.L. Bean - Victor, Dr. & Mrs. W. James Robbins, Friendly Ford, Inc., Kendall United Methodist Church, Red Jacket Rotary Club, Papa Jacks Grill and Ice Cream, Starbucks - Eastview Mall, Verizon Wireless and Denny’s - Victor. Proceeds received will go to Happiness House Foundation to benefit Happiness House’s Autism programs and services.
To request more information on our upcoming event or on Happiness House’s Autism programs and services please contact Cheryl Coppola at (585) 394-9510 ext. 7264.
Happiness House- Finger Lakes Cerebral Palsy Association is a private nonprofit educational, health and human service organization that has been serving communities in the Finger Lakes region in Upstate New York since 1969. Today with sites in Geneva, Gorham, Canandaigua, South Seneca and Waterloo, Happiness House offers an array of educational, recreational, residential and family support services for children and adults with and without disabilities who reside in Ontario, Seneca, Wayne, and Yates counties. On average Happiness House serves 1,150 individuals and their families each year.
Cheryl L. Coppola