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Last Chance to Vote! The winner of #CrisafulliCares will be announced tomorrow night. Thank you so much to everyone who has voted for us so far! Don't forget you can vote once every 24 hours.

crisafullicares.com

TIME TO VOTE! Phase TWO of our Crisafulli Cares campaign is KICKING OFF today! Over the last few weeks, we have been showcasing our 8 FINALISTS and now it's time to hear from our COMMUNITY on who is their FAVORITE.

Who do YOU want to win our $8,000 GRAND PRIZE?! As a reminder, here are our 8 finalists:

Eyes Wide Open NENY, Inc.
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Albany
Mohawk Hudson Humane Society
Things of My Very Own
The ShellStrong Foundation
Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Capital Region
Autism Society of the Greater Capital Region, NY
The Community Hospice

We are HONORED to be able to showcase these OUTSTANDING organizations and we CANNOT wait to see who our community chooses as our $8,000 GRAND PRIZE WINNER! All you have to do is go to CrisafulliCares.com and cast your vote now through November 8th. You have the ability to vote ONCE per day, EVERY day. So set your reminders! 🙂

#CrisafulliCares

November is National Caregivers Month! Today and every day, we celebrate caregivers and the compassion, patience, and selflessness they give every day. Tag a caregiver you know and love in the comments so we all can show our appreciation! #NationalCaregiversMonth

Less than a week left to vote for us for #crisafullicares! We are so thankful to our community member Steve for nominating us. Here's his story:

"My son is on the Autism Spectrum and they offer a lot of services and opportunities for people on the Autism Spectrum. The organization provides not only support for those in need but also provides wonderful opportunities to participate in fundraising. They offer a lot of resources for people to learn more about Autism and also offer guidance to parents, enabling them to better understand people with Autism."

All you have to do is go to crisafullicares.com, find the Autism Society, and "vote"! You can vote once every 24 hours. Thank you all for your support!

Happy Halloween! 🎃 Thank you to everyone who shared their thoughts on the Blue Pumpkin debate with Melissa at Spectrum News NY1. Click the link below to check out her article, and we hope everyone has a fun and safe night of trick-or-treating!

https://spectrumlocalnews.com/nys/capital-region/news/2019/10/29/capital-region-split-on-blue-pumpkin-halloween-campaign

Some Area Parents Split on Blue Pumpkin Halloween Campaign

Check out this exciting coding class from SEAT Center, Capital Region BOCES and Albany Can Code, Inc!

While the class is not specifically designed for individuals with autism, some of the young adults in our community will likely find it beneficial. Call 518-372-4100 to apply!

You could become an ABLE NRC ambassador!

The Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) National Resource Center is seeking to identify nine (9) ABLE account owners to participate as ABLE NRC Ambassadors in 2020. This will be the third cohort of ABLE Ambassadors.

ABLE NRC is looking for parents/guardians and working-age adults with disabilities who represent a diversity of experiences in terms of their reasons for opening an account, their short- and long-term financial goals related to the account, and how they hope the account will help increase their health, independence and/or quality of life. ABLE NRC is also looking for diversity represented by selection and participation in different state ABLE programs, type of disability, age, gender, religion, sexual orientation, race and ethnicity.

ABLE NRC Ambassadors receive a $500 contribution to their ABLE account at the end of the year, based on full participation in the Ambassador program. This includes all meetings, regularly scheduled interviews and submission of pictures that will be used to define the ABLE experience.

Applications are due by November 8th. Click this link to learn more and apply: https://ndiinc.formstack.com/forms/able_ambassador_2020_invite_to_apply

ABLE Ambassador 2020 Invite to apply - Formstack

From Spectrum News -

Hello everyone, my names Melissa Steininger and I'm a reporter with Spectrum News. After speaking with Janine from the Autism Society, we are looking to run a story about the 'Blue Pumpkin' campaign for trick-or-treating this Halloween. We're looking to reach both families who may be participating or those don't feel it's right for their family to participate in this campaign. If you're willing to speak with us on camera, feel free to message me on here or give me a call (518) 560-1487. I hope we can spread the word to give this community a voice on their thoughts or concerns! Thank you!

This Iroquois Reading Council event was suggested to us by one of our Autism Fitness training attendees! Meet author Jennifer Roy and hear her perspective on educating students on the autism spectrum.

Wednesday, 11/6
4:15-5:15 PM
Lake George Elementary School
69 Sun Valley Drive
Lake George, NY

Free for IRC members, $10 for nonmembers.

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