Our annual golf tournament is back for another year of friendly competition to raise money for autism support in East Tennessee. Once again, we've partnered up with the Breakthrough Corporation to bring you this four person modified scramble golf tournament, complete with complimentary food, golf balls, shirt, goody bag, closest to hole and long drive prizes, on-course refreshments, outstanding auction items, and great fun!
This year's tournament will be at Willow Creek Golf Course, a Golf Digest four-star course. For complete information about this year's tournament and how to register, visit the full event site.
Wilderwood Service Dogs, based in Maryville, TN, trains service dogs for people with neurological diseases, specializing in diseases ranging from Autism to Alzheimer's. Wilderwood is currently accepting applications for foster dog-care providers. This paid position is for approximately 15 hours per week fostering a dog in your home while helping to train the dog for future placement with an individual. This is an ongoing opportunity, as they almost always have dogs going through their training program.
Foster Employee Job description
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A new center has opened in Knoxville to diagnosis and treat autism. Child Therapy Services had a ribbon cutting and open house on June 18, and is now open for appointments.
Did you know there are ways you can financially support Autism Society of East Tennessee that don't cost you a thing? The following retailers will donate a portion of your purchase back to Autism Society just by you linking your account to us.
How great is that? Free money from purchases you are already making. Take two minutes now to designate ASA on your existing accounts and you'll be helping provide programs to the 1 in 68 kids with autism every time you shop.
In addition to serving as CFO at the Sertoma Center, our multi-talented board treasurer, Michael Collins, also has a way with words. Michael writes a bi-weekly column for the Mountain Press in Sevier County and keeps a blog where he tells tales of parenting, autism and life in general. Recently, Michael published a column in the Mountain Press sharing his experience during a site visit to Camp Koinonia to scope it out as a possibility for his son on the spectrum.
Our latest infographic explores the cost of autism to individuals, their families and society as a whole.
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