Mayor Brown implored the crowd to “give till it feels good” during the Gala’s Fund-a-need and even made a $5,000 donation himself before promising a classic car to everyone who donated, drawing lots of laughter from the delighted audience.
With the lease of Anova’s current ACE Marin school ending next year, the CARE Campaign hopes to raise 10 million dollars to build a state-of-the-
The Rock n’ Roll Gala for Autism’s success was due to the support and generosity of dedicated sponsors, in-kind donors, supporters, volunteers, and venue hosts. Silver Sponsors included Anova Board of Directors, Jamieson Ranch Vineyards, Barry and Marie Lipman, Steve and Patricia Mitsuoka, North Valley Bank, Redwood Trust Employee Fund, Rick and Sandra Wedge, Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Inc, Foyt Family Wines, and Marin Independent Journal. Bronze Sponsors included Howard and Carol Berl, Fairway Design and Construction, Dave Hersh and April Parker Hersh, Stephen & Sandy Janachowski, Robert and Jane Kahan, Meisel & Krentsa Law, Michael Mitrani & Frannie Roche, Tom and Judy Shipsey, Mike and Connie Tiret, Vantreo Insurance, and VIP Reception Sponsor Korbel Champagne Cellars.
Anova is dedicated to improving the lives of those impacted by autism. The Rock n’ Roll Gala set into motion the CARE Campaign’s mission to provide a brighter future for ACE Marin and the students we serve. In order to continue to grow and support children in need, Anova needs the on-going help of the community to reach their 10 million dollar goal for a new campus. For more information on Anova and the CARE Campaign, please go to: www.anovaeducation.org or watch this short inspirational video produced by Joey Travolta’s Inclusion Films: http://youtu.be/
Anova is a non-profit specializing in providing innovative educational and behavioral services to children with autism and related social, emotional and behavioral needs throughout Northern California. The Anova Center for Education is more than a school...it is a unique educational model. We provide each child the support to achieve his or her potential while receiving an incomparable education. Anova offers the highest quality of care, including behavior analysis assessment; clinical consultation and paraprofessional support within our 3 K-12 schools; the public school system; in-home services; speech and language assessment and therapy services; occupational therapy; early intervention services; transition programs; social cognition groups; intensive training, and more. For more information, please visit http://www.anovaeducation.org