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Shoot Hoops and Support Families with Autism

Elms College is a sponsor of the 2012 Doug Flutie Celebrity Shootout for Autism.

Chicopee, Massachusetts (PRWEB) March 13, 2012

Elms College is a sponsor of the 2012 Doug Flutie Celebrity Shootout for Autism presented by Balise Auto, set for 6-10 p.m. on Friday, March 16 at the Basketball Hall of Fame. The third annual event benefits the Doug Flutie, Jr. Foundation for Autism, dedicated to increasing the awareness of autism and the unique challenges of families who are faced with it everyday.

We are delighted to be sponsors of the Flutie Foundation's Celebrity Shootout for Autism again this year,” says Kathryn James, Elms College Division of Communication Sciences and Disorders program director. “Through the efforts of Doug and Laurie Flutie, this foundation does an amazing job of providing resources to families of children with autism.”

Elms College offers a bachelor's degree in communication sciences and disorders, as well as a master's degree in autism spectrum disorders—one of the first in the nation and the only such program in New England.

Spectator tickets are $20. Individual free throw shooters must pay a $25 entry fee and meet a $100 minimum fundraising goal. Teams of four must pay a $100 entry fee and meet a $400 minimum fundraising goal. For more information about the event, go to http://www.flutiefoundation.org.

Elms College is a co-educational, Catholic college offering a liberal arts curriculum that gives students multiple perspectives on life. Founded in 1928 by the Sisters of St. Joseph, Elms College has a tradition of educating reflective, principled, and creative learners, who are rooted in faith, educated in mind, compassionate in heart, responsive to civic and social obligations, and capable of adjusting to change without compromising principle.

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