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2011 Halloween Party

2011 Halloween Party

By on Sep 20, 2011 in Events, News |

Saturday, October 22, 2011 2pm –  7pm 7625 Randolph, Hobart Hay Rides  Bounce House  Bon Fire  Pumpkin Carving Come join the our annual IBK & NAA-NWI Halloween Party at Dave & Mary Troutman’s homestead!  We’ll have the usual pumpkin carving, hay rides, bon fire and bounce houses.  NAA-NWI will provide drinks, paper products and pork sandwiches.  We are asking that folks pitch in and bring a dish to share with everyone (disposable containers are good!).   This is also a GFCF friendly event so feel free to bring your GFCF side dishes. This event will take place rain or shine! Please make sure you RSVP before October 15th so that we can buy enough goodies for everyone. You can easily RSVP by filling out the form...

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Golf 4 Autism!

By on Jul 25, 2011 in Events |

The 2nd annual Golf4Autism event will be held Saturday, September 24th at Pheasant Valley Country Club in Crown Point $105 per  Golfer Includes greens fees, buffet breakfast, buffet lunch, beer and prizes. Shotgun start 8am We are also looking for hole sponsorships and prizes – please let us know if you can help!  We’d also love for everyone to help spread the word by sharing on Facebook. Download the registration form here....

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RailCats Game July 24th

RailCats Game July 24th

By on Jun 19, 2011 in Events |

Our annual Gary RailCats game will be Sunday, July 24, 2011. Game Time: 2:10pm Ticket Price: $10 per person Once again we will have our party deck along with the hamburgers/hot dogs, potato salad, cookies and soda!  This popular event sells out quickly so make sure you purchase your tickets as soon as possible! Seats are limited and will be on sale until July 8, 2011, or until we sell out, which ever comes first. We will be mailing your tickets and wristbands to you this year.  We will have the party deck along the 1st base line just like in previous years.  You can enter through the main gate (there’s a beach towel giveaway at this game!) and show them your wristband to get to the party deck. Because of the popularity of this event, we ask that you purchase tickets for your immediate family members and caregivers only. IMPORTANT:  Once we have received your payment, we will email you a confirmation letter.  After July 10th, your tickets and wristbands will be mailed to you.  These can not be replaced so please do not lose them. Please be aware that you are responsible for your child(ren) at all times. We will be on the second level, which has a railing, but has no security measures to prevent your child from climbing over.  We will have a private suite available as our “quiet room” for those children who get overwhelmed. You may also bring GFCF food for your child if they are on a special diet. If you have further questions or concerns about this event, please call Lisa at 947-0229 or visit www.railcatsbaseball.com. TICKET SALES HAVE...

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Cast your vote for the 2011 Shining Star Award!

By on Mar 21, 2011 in News |

Only one vote will be allowed per IP address.  We will announce our top 3 candidates the first week of April and they will be our guests of honor at the Shining Star Luncheon on May 1, 2011.  Good luck to all! Update: Monday, April 4th:  Voting has ended and our top 3 nominees, in alpha order, are: Maria Janik, VP, NAA-NWI Mandy Nutley, CCC-SLP of Wee Care Wee Care Clinic, Dyer Thanks to everyone who submitted nominations and to the 83 people who voted.  Our top 3 nominees will be our guests of honor at our luncheon on Sunday, May 1st.  The winner will be announced on that...

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2011 Shining Star Nominations

By on Mar 14, 2011 in News |

It’s that time of year again!  NAA-NWI  is ready to accept your nominations for the 2011 Shining Star Award. We started this award last year as a way to honor those who have worked hard to improve the quality of life for individuals on the autism spectrum (and their families) here in Northwest Indiana.  Last year’s recipient, Mary Michael, has served the special needs community for over 30 years.  Many families have been blessed by her compassion, warmth, dedication and intelligence.  These are the qualities we are looking for in the nominations. So tell us who you feel deserves to nominated for the 2011 Shining Star Award.  It can be an individual, group or organization.  Voting will begin on Monday, March 28th and end Friday, April 1st.  We will announce our top 3 finalists, who will all be our guests of honor at the Shining Star Banquet which will be held on Sunday, May 1st. Nominations are now closed.  You can cast your vote here! *The top 3 nominees will be our guests at luncheon.  We will announce who the top 3 finalists are on Friday, April...

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