Wednesday, 7 September 2011

Events, Events, Events...

Lots of fundraising and networking activity is going on over the next couple of months. Here's just a selection of evernts which you can get involved with. Full details can be found over on our website

First up is a charity zipslide across the river Clyde this Saturday. If you fancy doing this, or just sponsoring one of our intrepid 'sliders', have a look over on our FaceBook page for more details. Or watch the video to see what you might be letting yourself in for if you want to have a go

Next up is one of our Open Minds 2011 networking get togethers. This one's in Perth on September 28th. Its at the Perth Museum and Art Gallery in George Street starting at 1200hrs. If you want more details, give our membership officer Eleanor MacLeod a call on 01259 720044. These networking events are open to anyone who has an interest in, connection with, or who just cares about Autism and great for making contacts and connections. We look forward to meeting you there.

The NAIDEX disability and healthcare exhibition is held every two years and in 2011, it's coming to Glasgow and the SECC. The Scottish Autism stand will be at B39 so come along and say hello to us if you're attending. Our development director, Charlene Tait will be giving an address. You can find out more about this from our website

We've already written about our forthcoming Scottish Music Concert, Tune into Autism, being held in October at St Andrew's in the Square, Glasgow. The tickets are selling fast, so make sure you get yours before they all go !

Finally, a huge great thankyou to all those who took part in last weekend's Glasgow run for Scottish Autism, and also to the 15 volunteers from law firm Maclay, Murray and Spens who gave up their their Sunday to help refresh and modernise the Abbi Centre in Abercromby Street. They worked for 6 solid hours to paint 6 rooms and and enormous hallway. As well as the volunteers time, the law firm had a budget which completely supported the material costs. Scottish Autism cannot thank you enough guys-you really have added value to the experience of our service users.

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