Autism Speaks prepares for walk, 5K Sunday in West Palm Beach

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Civic Association Chairman and CEO Bob Wright and his wife Suzanne, founders of Autism Speaks, are inviting you to walk or run in The Annual Palm Beach Walk Now for Autism Speaks.  The benefit is set for Sunday in downtown West Palm Beach, at the east end of Clematis Street. It includes a 5K run at 8 a.m. followed by a 2-mile walk.


2012 Palm Beach
Walk Now for Autism Speaks
And 2nd Annual Palm Beach Run Before Walk

Sunday, March 4, 2012
City Commons, West Palm Beach


Walk Now for Autism Speaks is a fun-filled, family friendly event and is their single most powerful force to fund vital research that will lead to the answers needed to cure Autism. Experience the power of thousands united by a single cause by joining Walk Now for Autism Speaks. Autism is the fastest-growing serious developmental disorder in the U.S. – they need more volunteers to join the fight. Whether this is your first walk or the 11th, take the first step and register today. You will not only raise funds, but you will become a part of a fun and supportive family-focused community.

For more information and to register or volunteer, contact the event organizers at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (954)421-9997

Read More (Palm Beach Daily News)

Bathed in Blue

Saturday: The Colony will be illuminated in blue light as part of Autism Speak’s two-year-old Light It Up Blue campaign.

April 1-2: A number of Palm Beach landmarks, including Mar-a-Lago and The Breakers, will be illuminated in blue light to commemorate World Autism Awareness Day. The group is working to have the Royal Park Bridge covered in blue light, too, said Suzanne Wright.