The Answer, Incorporated, an Autism Awareness and Support Agency based in Forest Park and serving the Greater Chicagoland Area, is proud to present another classic evening of entertainment in its Harlem Nights 8th Annual Gala Fundraiser. The event is set for Sunday, September 11, 2016, 5:00 p.m. at the elegant Carlisle Banquets located 435 E Butterfield Road, in Lombard, Illinois. The Harlem Nights gala, is a fundraising event that celebrates the variety and scope of talent that helped to put upper Manhattan borough on the map during the Harlem Renaissance period. As The Answer Inc. for Autism focuses on programming that offers a fun and engagement to a like-minded community through special needs and autism advocacy, education and recreational events for affected children, adults and their families, hope to capitalize on the prominence of the Apollo to create member “stars and legends” in the young people The Answer Inc. seeks to reach with developmental challenges.
Since, 2008 the Answer, Inc., has raised and delivered over $95,000 in scholarships to families impacted by Autism and other developmental disorders through a sponsored week to Special Camps, autism support events and free tutoring. Proceeds from the Harlem Nights gala will be used through the year to support a number of events, including the Spectrum University, the Music~N~Me, and Bully Intervention Programs just to name a few.
The goal of the Answer Inc. is to provide an engaging, fun and educational community based on active participation from members with Autistic and Developmental challenges, and empower under-served autistic and special needs families with the information they need to thrive in society. The Answer Inc. meet their program goals through uncompromising advocacy with a range of support services and quality programs that offers an engaging community of assistance for autistic children and adults.
The The Answer Inc. is proud to announce that State Senator Kimberly Lightford will be acting as event Co-Chair, and that Reporter Suzanne Le Mignot of CBS News will also be attending this event. To meet the evolving needs the growing membership, The Answer Inc. seeks to expand financial partnership commitments to help better serve the educational and community needs of their member base. There are several ways they are asking companies and individuals to participate:
Sponsor or Purchase an Ad (Downloadable PDF)
The Answer Inc. appreciates interested support and hope to be able to increase sponsorship and participation for this important cause. Upon completion of all levels of donation interested parties will be contacted by one of a staff member within 48 hours for confirmation. For questions please feel free to contact Debra Vines at the details below.
Debra Vines Founder/Executive Director
Katrina Thompson Administration Assistant
Senator Kimberly A. Lightford Co-Chair, Harlem Nights
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