iAutism: Appreciating the Spectrum. Focus on Autism Fundraiser

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Name: iAutism: Appreciating the Spectrum. Focus on Autism Fundraiser
Date: October 18, 2017 - October 19, 2017
Event Description:
A 2 evening event to raise awareness and funds for the support of the Kiwanis iPad project Focus on Autism. The event is sponsored the Sheboygan Senior Community and the Kiwanis Club of Greater Sheboygan with supporting partner RCS Empowers, and hosted by the Stefanie H. Weill Center. Focus on Autism donates iPads and iTunes cards to local children with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) for the purchase of apps designed to improve their communication. Event begins Wednesday, October 18 with a screening of the 1988 movie Rain Man, with an introduction by Dr. Darold Treffert; on set behavior consultant for Dustin Hoffman. The program for Thursday, October 19 includes keynote speaker Dr. Treffert, and presentations by the Treffert Center of Fond du Lac and the Kiwanis Club of Greater Sheboygan. Doors open 1 hour prior to both evenings' events for demonstrations of the apps used on iPads for ASD, Silent Auction table, and concessions. Donations for the event or Focus on Autism can be made through the website or by contacting the Kiwanis Club of Greater Sheboygan http://kiwanisclubofgreatersheboygan.org/.
Location:
Stefanie H. Weill Center 826 N. 8th St Sheboygan WI 53081
Date/Time Information:
Screening of Rain Man (1988) 6pm Wednesday, October 18, 2017 and Appreciating the Spectrum program 7pm Thursday, October 19, 2017.
Contact Information:
For Chamber communication only (not to be made public) Stephanie Goetz (SSC Marketing Intern) GoetzS@lakeland.edu Richie Miesfeld (President of the Kiwanis Club of Greater Sheboygan) miesfeld@att.net
Fees/Admission:
$5 for Wednesday movie available at Weill Center Ticket Office. Thursday is a suggested $10 donation at the door.
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