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Evening of Hope committee, front row from left to right: John Hopkins, Susan Hopkins, Leasha Flammio-Watson (chair), Carol Craig (co-chair), Theresa Travis, Barbara Wall. Back row: Mary Beth Kenkel, Pennie DiPrima, Polly Molnar, Claudia O�Brien, Colleen Middlebrooks, Mark Malek. Committee members not pictured include: Laura Doshier, Bobbie Dyer, Rachel Fornes, Jane Kirschenbaum, J. Carey Gleason, Gale Kempf, Holly Pollock, Adrienne Roth

Evening of Hope committee, front row from left to right: John Hopkins, Susan Hopkins, Leasha Flammio-Watson (chair), Carol Craig (co-chair), Theresa Travis, Barbara Wall. Back row: Mary Beth Kenkel, Pennie DiPrima, Polly Molnar, Claudia O�Brien, Colleen Middlebrooks, Mark Malek. Committee members not pictured include: Laura Doshier, Bobbie Dyer, Rachel Fornes, Jane Kirschenbaum, J. Carey Gleason, Gale Kempf, Holly Pollock, Adrienne Roth

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An Evening of Hope April 8 to Benefit Scott Center for Autism Treatment

01/25/2011

MELBOURNE, FLA.—The Florida Institute of Technology School of Psychology will present “An Evening of Hope III” on April 8 from 6 to 9 p.m.
to benefit the university’s Scott Center for Autism Treatment. The fundraiser, which includes a cocktail reception and live auction, takes place at the Lotus Lake home of Ed and Cheryl Scott, benefactors of the center.

Sponsors are invited to participate at various donation levels. To be listed as a sponsor and included in the official program book, commitments are requested by March 19.

One of the highlights of the event this year is a raffle for the chance to win a Rolex donated by Kempf’s Jewelers in Indialantic. Raffle tickets are available at Florida Business Bank, Kempf’s Jewelers, the Scott Center and online at http://research.fit.edu/scottcenter.

The Scott Center opened in October 2009. It provides treatment, education and training for persons with autism spectrum disorders and their families from Brevard, Indian River, Lake, Orange, Osceola, Seminole and Volusia counties. The center implements research-based practices, partners with schools and families and collaborates with other professionals in this new facility.

For more information, call Colleen Middlebrooks at (321) 674-8106, or e-mail her at cmiddlebrooks@fit.edu; Carey Gleason at (321) 674-6834, or e-mail her at cgleason@fit.edu.

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