We are pleased to announce that the Autism Awareness – NEPA is coordinating the 12th Annual Autism Awareness Fair and Vigil. The candlelight vigil will be held at the Luzerne County Courthouse on April 26, 2019, at 6:00PM and an Autism Awareness Fair will be held on April 27, 2019, at the Luzerne County Recreation Complex in Forty Fort. Registration will begin at 8:15AM for the 5K and at 9:00 AM for the Walk.
The candlelight vigil will be held at the Luzerne County Courthouse on April 26, 2019, at 6:00PM.
5K Run, Walk and Awareness Fair
Autism Awareness Fair will be held on April 27, 2019, at the Luzerne County Recreation Complex in Forty Fort. Registration for the 5K Run will begin at 8:15AM. Race starts at 9:15AM. Registration for the walk begins at 9:00AM. Walk starts at 11:00AM. The Awareness Fair will be open until noon.
Please Note: Online registration will close Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 8:00AM. If you need to register after this time you may do so at the Luzerne County Recreation Complex in Forty Fort on the day of the event (April 27, 2019).
Who Can Participate?
Anyone and everyone! – Invite your family and friends to run or walk.
Individuals with Autism register for free.
Groups – form a team with your community group, friends, family or co-workers! Ask your employer to sponsor your team.
Raise awareness by raising funds! Ask everyone to sponsor you by making a flat donation (not per mile). To receive a letter for your tax deductible contribution, donation must be made by check. All checks/money orders make payable to: The Luzerne Foundation c/o Autism Awareness – NEPA.
Fun For All
- T-shirts for registered runners/walkers.
- Prizes, giveaways and basket raffles.
- Free refreshments.
- Free kid-friendly activities sponsored by participating agencies.
- Autism awareness merchandise available for purchase.
- Individuals raising $1,000 or more receive a $100 gift card!
To promote awareness and to support community programs serving individuals with autism.