Autism fundraiser set for Aug. 4-5

The Families For Effective Autism Treatment "Autism Benefit for Children Weekend" will include a golf tournament at Genoa Lakes Golf Course on Aug. 4 and then a dinner concert on Aug. 5 at Buffalo Creek Ranch in Gardnerville.

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention reports that one in 166 children suffer from Autism Spectrum Disorder and 50 families a day receive the news that they have a loved one diagnosed with ASD

The cost to participate in the "Buffalo Creek Invitational Golf Tournament - Benefiting FEAT" is $300 per person ($200 tax deductible). Sponsorship's are available ($500 each) and organizers welcome any other assistance.

The dinner concert event sold out last year. Entrance tickets for the dinner/concert will be $75 per person.

David John and the Comstock Cowboys will provide entertainment.

Anyone wishing to buy tickets to the dinner concert, or who would like to sign up for the tournament or contribute in any other way, may also call Wendi Fauria at 782-4138 or, go to the FEAT Web site at

For additional assistance contact Jill Niichel via e-mail at or 782-8324.


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