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New York’s Young Professionals are Speaking Up for Autism!

New York’s Young Professionals are Speaking Up for Autism!
 
Braving almost 100-degree heat in New York City last night, we welcomed some of our most passionate and important supporters from the world of finance and beyond, including Co-Chairs Phil Quartuccio, Danny Ryan and Jesse Morris, as well as AS2YP alum Amanda Neiderauer and our newest model turned advocate Jacquelyn Jablonski.  More than 350 guests took to the dance floor of the famous Highline Ballroom to raise more than $30,000 for Autism Speaks at the 5th Annual Autism Speaks to Young Professionals (AS2YP) Summer Soiree.  
 
Signature blue martinis were flowing as the crowd of revelers, composed of emerging professionals,   danced the night away to the beats of celebrity DJs TCUP, CHACHI and Caleb Loftus.  With lively conversation adding to the energy in the room, it was obvious that there is something very special about the next generation of advocates for the one in 88 families and individuals affected by autism spectrum disorders. 
 
Incredible raffles topped off the night of blue drinks, dancing, and outstanding music. The prizes included NY Ranger tickets, Bon Jovi concert tickets, a 2 night stay at Trump Soho, a holistic oil basket and a chance to see the Giants play pre-season NFL ball.  
 
Autism Speaks would like to thank its co-chairs for their dedication to this fabulous event:  Danny Ryan, Jessie Morris and Phil Quartuccio, as well as its Gold Sponsor- Illustro Trading, and VIP sponsors -NYSE, Pragma, Direct Land Services, Gregg Zenna, ICAP and Quattro QMS Directex.

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More photos of the event can be seen here.