The 2016 Richmond Autism Speaks Walk Kick Off & Awards at Maggiano’s Little Italy in Richmond, VA was a huge success. This event on June 12th recognized top teams and sponsors from the 2015 Richmond Walk Now for Autism Speaks, as well as, served as this year’s first event to kick off the walk on September 24, 2016.
A brief presentation was made about current and future Autism Speaks initiatives, fundraising and team/individual walk registration. Attendants were able to mingle and network with other individuals and teams in the autism community all while enjoying delicious Italian cuisine.
Goody bags filled with valuable tools and resources were distributed and let’s not forget the raffle prize winner that got to go home with an awesome basket full of prizes!
Out of all of the 2015 teams, Bailey’s Buddies and Team Hughes were recognized for their amazing support in raising the most money! Congratulations to all of the teams and individuals that made last year’s walk a success.