For Anderson Center for Autism, April Marked by Autism Awareness Month Events

Friday, April 6, 2018

Mr. Anderson Ale Re-Launch Event

@Mill House Brewing Company, 289 Mill Street, Poughkeepsie

Time: 5PM-7PM

Tickets/more info at:


April 10, 2018

Anderson Center for Autism Art Show Opening Reception

@Ulster Savings Bank, 7296 S. Broadway, Red Hook, NY 12571

Time: 5-7pm

Open to the public

Work will be on display through the month of April. Preview upcoming “Noteworthy Cards” images; cards available for purchase at every Ulster Savings branch.

More info:


April 11, 2018

Autism Awareness Breakfast hosted by Cale Communications and Anderson Center for Autism

@The Rhinecliff

Time: 7:30-9am

$20 Rhinebeck Chamber members, $25 non-members

To purchase tickets:


April 11, 2018

Anderson Center for Autism Art Show at Gallery@Rhinebeck

@Gallery@Rhinebeck, 47 East Market Street, Rhinebeck

Time: 6-8pm

Open to the public

For more information:


April 12, 2018

Hyde Park Chamber of Commerce Autism Awareness After-Hours Event

@Coppola’s Restaurant, 4167 Albany Post Road, Hyde Park

Time: 5:30-7pm

Tickets/more info:


April 29, 2018

17th Annual Autism Walk & Expo, Sponsored in part by Anderson Center for Autism

@Dutchess County Fairgrounds, Rhinebeck

Time: 9am-1pm

Rain or shine

More info: or 845.331.2626


May 5, 2018

Crunch Fitness 5K (to benefit Anderson)

@Crunch Fitness 2 Neptune Road, Poughkeepsie

Time: registration 6AM, race 8AM

Tickets/more info at:

May 20, 2018

Anderson Family Partners 5K (to benefit Anderson)

@The Crossings 580 Albany Shaker Rd, Loudonville

Registration: 8AM, race 11AM

Tickets/more info at:

Staatsburg, New York…Anderson Center for Autism announced today details of several area events planned for Autism Awareness Month (April), including: an art opening at Ulster Savings (April 10, Red Hook branch), Rhinebeck Area Chamber Autism Awareness Breakfast (April 11, The Rhinecliff), art opening at Gallery@Rhinebeck (April 12), Hyde Park Chamber After-Hours event (April 12, Coppola’s), and the 17th Annual Autism Walk and Expo, sponsored/coordinated by Autism Society of the Hudson Valley (April 29, Dutchess County Fairgrounds). Mill House Brewing Company will also donate $1 for every pint of “Mr. Anderson Ale” to the agency throughout the month of April. (Brew launch event on March 29, Mill House Brewing Company). Autism Awareness events continue in May with the Crunch Fitness 5K to benefit Anderson (May 5) and Anderson Family Partners 5K (May 20).

“According to the Centers for Disease Control, 1 in 68 are diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Community events like the ones planned throughout the coming month not only help raise awareness about the neurological disorder, but also help us build a supportive community around those impacted,” said Eliza Bozenski, Director, Anderson Foundation for Autism.

“As a parent of a child who lives at Anderson Center for Autism full-time, I am in awe of the number of community events organized each year to help people better understand what families like ours experience and how they can help. It is heartwarming to see the outpouring of support for Anderson and the cause; there are no words to express what it means to me,” said Andrea Lambe of Long Island.

“We are deeply grateful to the many businesses and organizations who find ways to draw attention to our cause, and feel that these events really speak to the power of community partnerships. The more people understand what Autism is and how to help those diagnosed, the greater our chances will be at making our mission of optimizing their quality of life a reality,” added Patrick Paul, CEO/Executive Director of Anderson Center for Autism.

Founded in 1924, Anderson Center for Autism offers educational, vocational, and residential programs and services to staff and residents.

To learn more about any of the Autism Awareness Month events, visit

About Anderson Center for Autism

Our mission at Anderson Center for Autism is to optimize quality of life for people with autism.


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