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June 2012

Autism Speaks received $200,000 from Teamsters Local 25

Teamsters Local 25 president Sean O'Brien announced the beneficiaries of the 5th Annual Light Up The Night, A Gala for Autism, which was held in April in Boston. On May 24, at a reception in Medford, Mass., O'Brien presented a check for $200,000 to Autism Speaks president, Mark Roithmayr and president of the New England Chapter of Autism Speaks, Larry Cancro. Honorary committee members attending included boxing legend "Irish" Micky Ward and Lisa Strout from the Massachusetts Film Office.

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