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Jacobs Encourages Friends To Join Autism Walk

Event at Jones Beach Oct. 7 is major fundraiser.

Nassau County Legislator (D-Woodbury) attended the 13th Annual 2012 kick off reception recently on Tuesday evening, July 31st, at the Crest Hollow Country Club.

The honorary Walk Chair and Master of Ceremonies was Craig Allen, Chief Meteorologist of WCBS-AM 880. A major fund raiser is the LI Walk Now for Autism. The walk will be held on Oct. 7 at Jones Beach, Field 5 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. People can register for the event at www.WalkNowForAutismSpeaks.org/LongIsland.

"As a grandmother of a gorgeous little boy with autism I am devoted to this cause," said Jacobs. "Join our group, "Team Spencer," on Oct. 7. In any case, be aware, show compassion and assist in any way you can to enable strides to be made in research and finding a cure.".

The goal of Autism Speaks is to change the future for all who struggle with autism spectrum disorders. The group is dedicated to funding global biomedical research into the causes, prevention, treatments, and cure for autism; to raise public awareness about autism and its effects on individuals, families and society and to bring hope to all who deal with the hardships of the disorder.

 

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