PRLog - Aug. 2, 2010 - Camden, NJ. - On Sunday, October 3, 2010, motorcyclists from the Tri-State area will unite at The Pier Lot at the Camden Waterfront in Camden, New Jersey for a 60-mile police escorted ride to the House of Blues at the Showboat Casino Atlantic City for the 5th Annual Ride For Autism Speaks. Motorcyclists will gear up to raise awareness for the local Greater Delaware Valley chapter of Autism Speaks. All proceeds and contributions raised will fund the research for autism. Registration begins at 10 a.m. at The Pier Lot and kickstands come up at 1 p.m.
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Upon reaching Atlantic City around 3 p.m., participants will enjoy an after-party at the House of Blues, including food, live entertainment featuring John Eddie, and a cash bar. Anyone can partake as a rider, passenger, or after party guest to help change the future for everyone affected by autism. The fee is $30 per person, and all participants will receive a commemorative t-shirt, pin and raffle ticket towards the raffle auction at the after-party.
Help make an impact on the mission by donating to this great cause. Every single dollar collected will truly make a difference. For more information about this ride, or to pre-register please visit www.rideforautismspeaks.org.
About Autism Speaks
Autism Speaks is the nation's largest autism science and advocacy organization, dedicated to funding research into the causes, prevention, treatments and a cure for autism; increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders; and advocating for the needs of individuals with autism and their families. Autism Speaks funds more than $30 million each year in new autism research, in addition to supporting the Autism Treatment Network, Autism Genetic Resource Exchange, Autism Clinical Trials Network, Autism Tissue Program and a range of other scientific and medical programs. Notable awareness initiatives include the establishment of the annual United Nations-sanctioned World Autism Awareness Day on April 2 and an award-winning, multi-year national public service advertising campaign with the Ad Council. Autism Speaks' family services efforts include the Autism Video Glossary, a 100 Day Kit for newly-diagnosed families, a School Community Tool Kit and the distribution of community grants to local service providers. Its government relations department, through its Autism Votes initiative, has played a critical role in securing federal legislation to advance the federal government's response to autism, and has successfully advocated for insurance reform to require insurers to cover medically-necessary autism therapies. Each year, Walk Now for Autism Speaks fundraising events are held in more than 70 cities across the country, as well as Canada and the United Kingdom. To learn more about Autism Speaks, please visit www.autismspeaks.org.