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Autism Events Scheduled Over Next Two Months

Story By: Greg Heindel

 

 

 
 
 
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  Original Published: 2/7/2013

Four autism-related awareness and fund-raising events are coming-up in Mansfield.

Debbie Melching, Community Outreach and Event Coordinator for the Silver Lining Group, and organizer of the annual Autism Walk-a-Thon, told the Richland County Commissioners about the events Thursday morning.
   
The first is a Cut-a-Thon for autism, this Sunday from 1 to 5 pm at Lex Charm at 304 East Main Street in Lexington.

Autism training for first responders and the public will be held March sixth from 8 to 12 noon and 1 to 5 pm at the Richland County Board of Elections at 1495 West Longview Avenue.

A talent show for people with disabilities is set for April 18th from 6 to 8 pm at the Masonic Temple at 1250 Middle Bellville Road.

And a spaghetti dinner will be held April 20th from 4 to 7 pm at VFW Post 3494 at 853 Ashland Road.

You can call Debbie Melching at 419-589-8762 for more information about these events or about autism in general.

Money raised during these events goes exclusively to Richland County families to help them with the expenses of treatment and therapy. 

   
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