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    Established in 1971, the Autism Society of Minnesota is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization committed to education, advocacy and support designed to enhance the lives of those affected by autism from birth through retirement.
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    Participate in the 22nd Annual AuSM Golf Classic at Troy Burne Golf Club in Hudson, Wis. on Monday, Aug. 7, 2017. Take a break from the humdrum of a regular Monday and have fun hitting the links in support of AuSM's mission of enhancing the lives of individuals touched by autism in Minnesota.

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  • Attend Autism Awareness Week at Valleyfair and support AuSM
Jul
14

Attend Autism Awareness Week at Valleyfair and support AuSM

ValleyfairlogowebCedar Fair Entertainment Company, the parent company of Minnesota's Valleyfair, is teaming up with the Autism Society of America (ASA) to offer an Autism Awareness Week at Valleyfair from July 24-30, 2017. During this special week at the amusement park, Valleyfair will offer sensory friendly shows; a special handout with accommodations and information (available at Guest Services); “Kid Track” available to help plan your day at the park; First Aid can store medications (refrigerator if needed); designated quiet areas; list of locations for gluten free options; list of locations that have strobe lighting during performances; and more. Donation jars will be located throughout the park, and donations in the jars will be given directly to ASA (not AuSM). If you would like to donate directly AuSM and benefit local families, click here.

$2 for every ticket purchased for use during the 2017 season of Valleyfair through ASA's link will be donated to the Autism Society of Minnesota, your local ASA affiliate. Tickets may be used during the Autism Awareness Week or at any other time through October 2017. Cost: $36 per ticket; tickets are good through the end of October 2017. Click here to order your tickets. Scroll to the Valleyfair ticket link. Only tickets purchased through this link will include a $2 per ticket donation to AuSM.