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Rally for Autism set for Saturday, April 26
The event will feature the Seaton and Moira Taylor 5K Walk, sponsored by Campbell Woods PLLC; a Rally for Autism 5K run; and a Rally for Autism 25-mile bike ride. There are two types of participation, individual or team, and members of the public are invited to either create a team or join an existing one.
The event benefits the West Virginia Autism Training Center; the Autism Society River Cities Chapter, formerly known as the Huntington Area Society; and the Autism Services Center. The three agencies are all based in the Huntington area and all funds raised will stay local.
"We at the WVATC are proud to participate in the 13th Annual Rally for Autism," said Dr. Marc Ellison, interim executive director of the center. "In addition to being a premier source of autism awareness in the state, the event always has the feel of a reunion of sorts for the Tri-State's autism community. A well-aware, well-informed community is essential for supporting individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders as they pursue a life of quality. We invite everyone to participate in the rally and become part of this wonderful community."
Registration fees for all the events will be $20 for early registration and $25 on the day of the event. Registration may be done online at www.rallyforautism.org until 6 a.m. Friday, April 15, or on site the day of the race, beginning at 7:30 a.m. All events will kick off at 8:50 a.m.The West Virginia Autism Training Center at Marshall is a statewide program that offers a variety of direct training and training resources to West Virginia families and educators of children with autism. The Autism Services Center provides direct care, life-span services in residential and community settings to assist individuals with autism and other intellectual and developmental disabilities to reach their full potential. Autism Society River Cities Chapter is an all-volunteer organization providing information and support to individuals and families living with autism in the Tri-State area, including eastern Kentucky, southern Ohio and western West Virginia.