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Autism Speaks Hosts Chip In Casino Night Gala and After Dark Bash

Chip in Casino Night Gala & After Dark Bash, Chicago’s First Casino-Themed Fundraiser for Autism Speaks Celebrates 6and smashing year may 7and, 2022! With the historic and beautiful backdrop of Chicago’s Revel Motor Row on Michigan Avenue, Chip In Casino Night Gala & After Dark Bash guarantees a one-of-a-kind experience, featuring an open bar and delicious food from the restaurants of the region, including 90and Meridian, The Gage and Kennison.

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The evening will also feature amazing live and silent auction items, and of course, a classic casino-style gaming experience including Blackjack, Craps, Roulette and Poker. Since its inception in 2016, Chip In has raised over $1,500,000 to power Autism Speaks’ mission to help create a world where all people with autism have access to more resources to help them reach their full potential. . What started as an exciting idea by a few dedicated board members has evolved into one of Chicago’s most high-profile fundraisers to benefit people with autism.

Adding to the fun and excitement of the evening, Autism Speaks is proud to honor Chicago businessman Mr. Neil Book, President and CEO of Jet Support Services, Inc. (JSSI) Mr. Book has been a dedicated and generous supporter of our local Autism Speaks Mission for many years. Today, JSSI is building an Autism Speaks Walk team, sponsoring our Chip In Casino Night, and engaging as an active partner in Autism Speaks Workplace Inclusion Now (WIN) effort.

“We are thrilled to honor Neil for his continued commitment to Autism Speaks. Neil truly fuels our mission through his hard work and support. Autism Speaks Upper MidwestChapter Executivee DirectorLynsie Estes

Autism Speaks Young Professionals (ASYP) will be keeping the party going by hosting the After Dark Bash (also in the Revel Motor Row venue) with music, dancing, cocktails, late night food from some amazing partner restaurants, inspiring tributes, and this year… casino games! Autism Speaks Young Professionals is a group that works to support the mission of Autism Speaks by raising funds and awareness, while connecting young professionals in Chicago.

The CDC recently updated its prevalence statistics to at least one in 44 children and one in 45 adults in the United States is diagnosed. with autism spectrum disorderuh. As the world adapts and changes after the COVID-19 pandemic, the autism community (including caregivers, friendsand family) always faces adifficulties amplified as we navigate this ever-changing climate. Funds raised through this event can create more autism-friendly environments, inclusive employment opportunities, and services and support for this much-needed community.

Featured Image Credit: Autism Speaks Young Professionals