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Lowcountry Autism Foundation to host Stokes Volkswagen 4th Annual Oysters for Autism

Posted in Sales & Events with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 27, 2017 by Lowcountry Boil

The Lowcountry Autism Foundation is set to shuck things up over some hot steamy oysters for a cause at their fourth annual Oysters for Autism event at Bowens Island Restaurant on Sunday, November 12th from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. Tickets may be purchased online prior to the day of the event at www.lafinc.org.

The menu for the event includes oysters, chili and hot dogs and also includes non-alcoholic beverages. Beer and wine will be available for purchase. Local artist Jack Triebold and local alternative rock band Bateman’s Stud Farm will provide entertainment. The event will also feature a silent auction with items ranging from generous gift certificates to businesses in the area to golf outings. Sponsors include title sponsor Stokes Volkswagen as well as Motley Rice, Lucey Mortgage, Cresswind Charleston and more. 

The Lowcountry Autism Foundation’s strives to improve the lives of families living with Autism Spectrum Disorder. They provide clinical diagnostic assessments and programs to support families throughout the lifespan. LAF’s goal is to decrease the stress on the family and connect them with every available resource.  With a mostly volunteer, multidisciplinary staff LAF has provided over half a million dollars in free autism services while all funds raised stay in South Carolina.

More information is available about Lowcountry Autism Foundation and the event at www.lafinc.org or please call Louisa Hopkins at 843-876-0415 for more details.

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Swim Team Documentary Presented by Lowcountry Autism Foundation

Posted in Sales & Events with tags , , , , , , on April 25, 2017 by Lowcountry Boil

Lowcountry Autism Foundation is hosting a screening of SWIM TEAM, an award-winning feature documentary about a New Jersey YMCA-based, community swim team made up of kids on the autism spectrum. The film follows three of team’s star athletes, boys on the cusp of adulthood, when government services become scarce. The film will be screened on Wednesday, April 26th at Seacoast Church located at 750 Long Point Road in Mt. Pleasant. The screening is free and open to the public. Tickets are available here.

SWIM TEAM is a portrait of diverse American families grappling with the problem of “aging out.” Over the course of a year, SWIM TEAM explores the overwhelming struggles they face and the triumphs they achieve as they strive for independence, inclusion and a life that feels winning. Directed by award-winning filmmaker Lara Stolman, SWIM TEAM offers an inspiring look at the power of community.

The Lowcountry Autism Foundation strives to improve the lives of families living with autism and other developmental disabilities. They provide clinical diagnostic assessments and programs to support families throughout the lifespan. With a mostly volunteer, multidisciplinary staff, the Lowcountry Autism Foundation has provided over half a million dollars in free autism services, and all funds raised stay in South Carolina.

More information is available at www.lafinc.org

Lowcountry Autism Foundation to host Oysters for Autism at Bowens Island

Posted in Sales & Events with tags , , , , , , , , , , on October 27, 2016 by Lowcountry Boil

laf1The Lowcountry Autism Foundation is set to shuck some hot steamy oysters for a cause at their third annual event on Sunday, November 13th from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. The menu for the event includes oysters, chili and hotdogs and also includes non-alcoholic beverages. Beer and wine will be available for purchase. Local artist, Jack Triebold and, local alternative rock band, Bateman’s Stud Farm, will provide entertainment. The event will also feature a silent auction with items ranging from generous gift certificates to businesses in the area to golf outings. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. Tickets may be purchased online prior to the day of the event at www.lafinc.org.

Sponsors include title sponsor Charleston Golf Carts of Folly Beach, as well as Charleston Rubber and Gasket, no Natz, Advanced Animal Care of Mt. Pleasant, and Atlantic Pest and Termite. Additional sponsorship opportunities are available, ranging from $300 to $1,250.

logoThe Lowcountry Autism Foundation strives to improve the lives of families living with autism and other developmental disabilities. They provide clinical diagnostic assessments and programs to support families throughout the lifespan. With a mostly volunteer, multidisciplinary staff, the Lowcountry Autism Foundation has provided over half a million dollars in free autism services, and all funds raised stay in South Carolina.

More information is available at www.lafinc.org or please call Julia Corey at 843-876-0415 for more details.

A Family Next Door Screening

Posted in Sales & Events with tags , , , , , , , , on April 26, 2016 by Lowcountry Boil
13047840_10153414527927443_3850154421851895511_oThe Lowcountry Autism Foundation  presents a screening of a Family Next Door will be shown on Thursday, April 28th at 5pm at the Charleston Music Hall, located at 37 John St downtown. Featured at the Napa Valley Film Festival, it is an inspiring documentary featuring a Pittsburgh family with two children on the autism spectrum. Come see how their love, patience, and courage help them deal with the endless issues that fill their lives. There will be a Q&A with Donna Lund, the mother of the family in the film, Susan Callahan, LAF Executive Director and local parents. Admission is free, yet the Lowcountry Autism Foundation will be accepting donations. RSVP to Julia Corey at coreyj@musc.edu or 843.876.0415.  Watch the trailer by clicking here.
The Lowcountry Autism Foundation is committed to enhancing the lives of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families through individually designed programming, advocacy and awareness efforts. The non profit promotes optimal developmental outcomes through awareness of autism. Since 2008, LAF has assisted over 800 families in the lower coastal region of South Carolina through its high quality Autism Support Services.

Low Country Autism Foundation April Fundraising Events

Posted in Sales & Events with tags , , , , , , , on April 6, 2015 by Lowcountry Boil

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Low Country Autism Foundation’s mission is to remove barriers and increase access to early clinical diagnosis, and treatment services, for individuals and families living with autism and related developmental disorders. For more information visit www.lafinc.org.

Lowcountry Autism Foundation for Oysters for Autism

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on November 3, 2014 by Lowcountry Boil

LAFPlease join the Lowcountry Autism Foundation for Oysters for Autism on Sunday, November 23rd from 4-7pm at Bowens Island Restaurant! With incredible views, guests will enjoy an afternoon of everything Charleston that includes live music, oysters, drinks and a silent auction. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door and include oysters and non-alcoholic beverages. Beer and wine available for purchase. Tickets can be purchased by contacting the Lowcountry Autism Foundation or are available online HERE. We hope you join to support this worthwhile cause!

All proceeds will benefit children with Autism Spectrum Disorder who are helped by the Lowcountry Autism Foundation at the MUSC Children’s Hospital. Family Support Services is a key component to the continuum of care which helps establish MUSC Health as a Certified Autism Friendly Hospital. Lowcountry Autism Foundation’s mission is to remove barriers and increase access to early clinical diagnosis, and treatment services, for individuals and families living with autism.

For additional information, please visit www.lafinc.org.

 

Autism Beach Ball showcasing The Tams

Posted in Sales & Events with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on February 18, 2014 by Lowcountry Boil

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Lowcountry Autism Foundation and Anderson Insurance Associates present Autism Beach Ball on Saturday, March 1st at 6pm. Benefiting MUSC-LAF’s Autism Family Support and Outreach Programs serving children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, the semi-formal fund raising event will showcase live music from The Tams. Guests will enjoy libations, a beach supper, dancing, a silent and live auction at the Tides on Folly Beach. Tickets for the event are $100 or a table is $900 and may be purchased at the Lowcountry Autism Foundation, Inc. or by calling 843-876-0415.

In 2013, the Lowcountry Autism Foundation partnered with the prestigious Medical University of South Carolina’s (MUSC) Children’s Hospital as part of their Developmental–Behavioral Pediatrics Division. Lowcountry Autism Foundation’s mission is to remove barriers and increase access to early clinical diagnosis, and treatment services, for individuals and families living with autism and related developmental disorders. for more information, visit www.lafinc.org

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