CDC raises prevalence to 1 in 59 children! Founder commits to raise even more in 2019!
Las Vegas, July 20, 2018: The proceeds of the 10th Annual Ante4autism charity event were presented to the five Autism charities over the past few months.
Check presented to President Jim Tressel at The Rich Center for Autism at YSU.
In addition, when Founder Doug Krinsky heard the prevalence of Autism had increased to 1 in 59 children, he remarked: “We will increase our efforts to raise awareness and funds to help these families!” To that end, Presenting Sponsor Leggett & Platt has upped the ante for next year: Karl Glassman, CEO of Leggett & Platt, has committed to raise their sponsorship to $20,000 as the Presenting Sponsor! Also, Mike McQuiston, President of Symbol Mattress, has committed to raise their sponsorship of the Final Table from $10,000 to $15,000!! Mike, stated at the 2018 event, “We want to attract more players and raise even more money for the families impacted by Autism.” We thank both Karl and Mike for their relentless support of our cause!
Co-Hosts have announced the date for the 11 Annual Ante4autism event: Saturday, January 26, 2019 at the Golden Nugget, Grand Event Center. Doors will open at 6 PM, event begins at 7 PM. The Golden Nugget has reserved the entire room for the Ante4autism event in anticipation of a larger crowd next year! Registration is open for players ($150 entry fee) and sponsorships are now available (Ante4autism.com – check out our new web site!!) or by contacting Doug Krinsky.
Co-Hosts are also very happy to announce the 5 Autism charities who will receive proceeds from the 11th Ante4autism event: Reece School in NYC, Stynchula Foundation, Cleveland Clinic Center for Autism, National Autism Association of Southeast Ohio and Autism Speaks.
Check presented to Sheri Weithman (2nd from left) and Patti Gold (Right) of Autism Speaks.
Check Presented to NAASEO President Shannon Coconis, 2nd from right.
Special thanks to the 2018 sponsors: $15,000 Presenting Sponsor Leggett & Platt: $10,000 Final Table sponsor – Symbol Mattress, $10,000 sponsors – Ashley Furniture and Furniture First, $5,000 sponsors – Restonic, Sauder Woodworking Co., Karl & Cathi Glassman, Protect-A-Bed, Eclipse International & Eastman House, $2,500 sponsors – Brooklyn Bedding, A. Lava & Son, High Risk Pregnancy Center of Las Vegas, Planned Furniture Promotions, $1,000 sponsors – Customatic, Roger Magowitz, Malouf, Corsicana Mattress Company, Angelique Clark, Elfa International, Coconis Furniture, Mantua Manufacturing, Shari & Kevin Wagner, Myra Stone – Ashley Marketing Specialist, Custom Fundraising Solutions, Big Sandy Superstores and BoxDrop Mattress & Furniture Direct, $500 sponsors – Furniture Fair, Amber Engine, Janet Pickett & Jim Ruwe, Gary Fazio, David Deye, Jones Fiber, Richmond Furniture Gallery, Devan Chemicals, Cranes Mattress Superstore, Larry McKay, and Maxime Knitting and $250 sponsors – Michael Alan Furniture & Design, Englander, Great American & Kevin Toman. Joyce Cassen, MD/Stepherd Eye Center also sponsored. Thanks to Marv Beneteau, Dan Phillips and Richard White from NextGen Concepts Inc.
Please contact Doug Krinsky, if you would like to sponsor or donate to the 11th Annual Ante4autism event in 2019: Ante4autism@aol.com, Ante4autism.com or 614-554-0802. We have 5 new levels of sponsorships this year. Please refer to the various levels on the web site.
Autism spectrum disorders are diagnosed in 1 in 59 children in the United States according to the CDC!! The Co-Hosts are committed to helping the families and individuals impacted by Autism in any way they can.
Check presented to Dr. Jacqueline Wynn, PHD (2nd from left), at Nationwide Children’s Hospital Autism Center, Columbus, OH