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Autism Speaks Co-founders Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

November 29, 2012

On Thursday, November 29, Autism Speaks Co-founders Suzanne and Bob Wright were honored with Moffly Media’s Lifetime Achievement Award. Light A Fire 2012, A Celebration of Giving, pays tribute to Fairfield County Connecticut’s model citizens.

The Wrights were among twelve honorees recognized at this year’s 5th Anniversary event hosted by actor James Naughton. The 2012 Light A Fire Honorees were featured in the November / December issue of Fairfield Living Magazine.

The Wrights were honored for their longstanding work within Fairfield County and for their global autism advocacy. Although the Wrights were unable to accept the tribute in person, a video of thanks was played for the audience at Greenwich Academy’s Massey Theatre.

Moffly Media publishes Fairfield Living, Greenwich, New Canann-Darien, Stamford, Westport, Athome in Fairfield County magazines and A portion of the evening’s proceeds was donated to the Fairfield County Community Foundation.

To read about another recent honor the Wrights received from Nantucket Today, please visit