Winter 2017 Newsletter

ACEing Autism is proud to announce the addition of several 2017 launches at the following locations: Scottsdale, AZ; Syracuse, NY; Naples, FL; Costa Mesa, Ca; and Providence, RI. As we continue to grow, we’d like to extend a sincere thank you to everyone who keeps our mission alive with your hard work and dedication to our organization. Please click here for news coverage on the Syracuse Launch.
Stay tuned for 2017 launches in Winston-Salem, NC; Carlsbad, CA; Columbus, OH; Dallas, TX; Baltimore, MD; Palm Springs, CA; and Williamsburg, VA. Our Miami Open clinic will be held on March 29th at 5pm.
ATP Clinics

We are thrilled to be able to offer free clinics in conjunction with professional tennis tournaments thanks to ATP and WTA level partnerships that support our mission! Our upcoming clinics will be offered at the Delray Beach Open and the U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championship. Please visit the link below to register your participant and/or volunteer for these events. We hope to see you there!

Delray Beach Open

Date:   Saturday, February 25, 2016

Time:   10:30 – 11:30 am (ages 10 and under)

11:30 – 12:30 pm (ages 11 and up)

Location: Delray Beach Stadium & Tennis Center – 201 West Atlantic Ave. Delray Beach, FL 33444

U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championships

Date: Saturday, April 8th, 2016

Time: 8:00 – 9:00 am (ages 10 and under)

9:00 – 10:00 am (ages 11 and up)

Location: Ricer Oaks Country Club – 1600 River Oaks Blvd. Houston, TX 77019

Participants Register Here:  

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf61VHw4uRLaKpa_48bBbtFMjMaxNOUwQhs1WkS-aqUlzNXBQ/viewform

Volunteers Register Here: 

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1SQN0ON_YB3MQWnugEekXypYxxnHV1oYbql8si8nO_g8/edit

Charlotte Fundraiser – Queen City Brewers Festival

On Feb. 4 our Charlotte program held its annual winter fundraiser, Queen City Brewers Festival, at The Fillmore in Charlotte, NC. QCBF brings together the Charlotte area’s breweries, artisan restaurants, local artists and sponsors to support our mission to serve more families in the Charlotte community affected by autism. In total, over 2,000 attendees and event staff enjoyed two tasting sessions raising just over $50,000 to help us expand program locations, train more volunteers, offer special events and produce this year’s Racquet Run. Cheers to all who attended!

Parent and Volunteer essay contest

ACEing Autism loves great news! The families, children, and communities we serve are important to us and we’d love to hear about your experiences. Please consider entering our parent and volunteer essay contest for a chance to join us in New York for at the 2017 US OPEN. Please submit all entries to jasmine@aceingautism.org along with a headshot and t-shirt size.

Get sponsored, grab your running shoes, and get your racquet ready, the inaugural ACEing Autism Racquet Run is coming up April 2017! During Autism Awareness Month, participating locations nationwide will host their own Racquet Run to promote autism awareness and community engagement while raising the funds needed to sustain ACEing Autism’s programs at a low cost to participating families.

To fundraise for us visit www.justgiving.com/aceing-autism and start your own campaign! Teams of 4+ individuals who fundraise for ACEing Autism via Just Giving will receive FREE entry into the races. Entry otherwise is $20 per person.

Los Angeles 
Date: Saturday, April 22nd, 2017
Time: 1 – 4 pm
Location: UCLA’s Drake Stadium, Westwood, CA 90024

Charlotte
Date: Saturday, April 29th, 2017
Time: 9 am
Location: Charlotte Latin School, 9502 Providence Rd. Charlotte, NC 28277

Stuart
Details coming soon

Pittsburgh 
Details coming soon

Upcoming Events – What better way to jump into Spring than with a list of fantastic outdoor tennis events to attend? Join ACEing Autism in engaging with the community at the following events.

Tennis with the stars – ACEIng Autism is honored to be the beneficiary of the 2017 tennis with the stars event on March 7th at the Omni Racho Las Palmas Resort. The stars list includes Genie Bouchard, Madison Keys, Taylor Fritz as well as others that you won’t want to miss. Visit this link to purchase for the event and join us for a celebrity tennis experience like no other!

Taste of Tennis – Purchase Taste of Tennis Indian Wells tickets with code ACE2017 and half price will be donated to ACEing Autism.

SPIN Table Tennis Tournament – Join us for a fun-filled night of table tennis, autism talk, and networking at the Standard Hotel’s SPIN. This event will serve as a kick-off to our observation of Autism Awareness Month and will be an evening dedicated to the promotion of our Racquet Run 5k fundraiser. Details coming soon to our website.

Volunteer Highlight

This month ACEing Autism recognizes Mountain Gate’s very own, Alex Perelman for her outstanding dedication as a volunteer coordinator and volunteer within the program. Her exceptional coaching and leadership qualities play an integral part in the success of the program each week and we are grateful for her investment in our mission! Thank you, Alex! Keep up the great work!

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