The Autism Puzzle Walk & 5K is only 2 days away!




The Autism Society of Nebraska

and
TD Ameritrade

present the

OMAHA
AUTISM PUZZLE WALK & 5K

Saturday, April 28th, 2012
Chalco Hills Recreation Area
154th & Giles
Omaha, NE

ONLINE REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE FRIDAY AT 6PM 
Get signed up at www.firstgiving.com/asn
Yes!  You will still be able to register at the event on Saturday!

Driving Directions:

Chalco Hills Recreation Area encompasses Wehrspan Lake and is home to approximately 6 miles of trail that encircles the lake and weaves through picnic areas, soccer fields, and playgrounds scattered around the park.  The Autism Puzzle Walk is held at the Natural Resouce Center building and that entrance is off of 154th and Giles.

If coming from west of Omaha –>  Take I-80 to Exit 440. Turn left onto Highway 50 also known as 144th Street.  You will then drive North on 144th Street for about 1 mile.  Turn left onto Giles Road.  Proceed about 1 mile and then turn left into Chalco Hills Recreation Area on what would be 154th Street.  You will see an Autism Society banner marking the entrance and we will have some signs along the road directing you toward the Autism Walk.

If coming from east Omaha –>  Take I-80 to Exit 440. Turn right onto Highway 50 also known as 144th Street.  You will then drive North on 144th Street for about 1 mile.  Turn left onto Giles Road.  Proceed about 1 mile and then turn left into Chalco Hills Recreation Area on what would be 154th Street.  You will see an Autism Society banner marking the entrance and we will have signs along the road directing you toward the Autism Walk.

The Chalco staff will assist you with finding a parking place.

Check in Process:

Here are the basics to help you prepare for Saturday.

  1. Put yourself in the FASTPASS line by registering online at www.firstgiving.com/asn.  (Online Registration closes at 6pm Friday)
  2. If you have money to turn in at the walk please help us credit you and your team by having it in an envelope with a donation log already completed.  You can download a donation log HERE.
  3. Not already registered?  Don't worry!  You can still register at the walk!

Once you arrive to the Natural Resource Center at Chalco you will find the room color coded!  So what color are you?  Here is how you know where to go...

I need to register -->  REPORT TO THE BLUE REGISTRATION TABLES

We are all already registered and...

-I have cash/check donations to turn in  -->  REPORT TO THE GREEN REGISTRATION TABLES

-All of my donations were online  -->   REPORT TO THE RED REGISTRATION TABLES

-I don't have any donations -->  REPORT TO THE RED REGISTRATION TABLE

And don't worry if you still aren't sure where to go!  We'll be there to guide you!

 

5K Runners:

We are offering 5K participants packet pickup on Friday, April 27th from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm at Peak Performance located at 519 N 78th Street.

Packets can also be picked up race day, Saturday, April 28th from 8:00 am to 8:45am at the RED REGISTRATION tables in the Natural Resource Center at Chalco.

**Please note that runners registered prior to April 15th will receive a technical t-shirt that can be picked up either at Peak Performance, or the day of the event.  Runners who registered after April 15th can pick up their cotton t-shirt on Saturday at the registration table located in the Natural Resource Center at Chalco.



Top Fundraiser Spotlight!

Melissa Schop $4,000

Cooper Long $3,397

Logan Hamilton $2,560

Rachelle Jones $2,268

Vivian Schmieding $1,900

Patty Romshek $1,830

Nathan R $1,207

Shawn Neff $940

Sara Hanna $935

Jodi Gill $880


This year the top 10 fundraisers will be winning prizes!  These are our leaders as of today but nothing is official until Saturday!

Top Fundraiser Prizes:  
$500 Apple Gift Card, $300 Apple Gift Card, 4 tickets and throw an opening pitch at the May 22nd Omaha Storm Chasers Game, Coco Key Overnight + 4 passes, FujiFilm JX310 Camera, Week of Easter Seals Camp, Pump it Up Birthday Party, Swimtastic Birthday Party, PE101 Birthday Party, Week of Camp at The Barn and 10 week classes at Baby Maestro!



Thank you to our TEAM CAPTAIN sponsors!

  


 


Thank you to our ADVOCATE sponsors!





 

NORTH PLATTE'S
AUTISM PUZZLE WALK 

Saturday, May 5th, 2012
Cody Park
North Highway 83
North Platte, NE

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!
Get signed up at www.firstgiving.com/asn

CLICK HERE FOR THE NORTH PLATTE EVENT DETAILS!



                                   

VIRTUAL AUTISM PUZZLE WALK
ACROSS NEBRASKA

April 2012

Are you not able to attend the walk in Omaha? Nor the one in North Platte?  No problem!  You can still rally in support of the Autism Society of Nebraska as a VIRTUAL WALKER!

You won’t have to get up early and you won’t even have to break a sweat!  It doesn’t get any better than that…does it?

Yes!  It does!  

We are even giving out top prizes for our Virtual walkers and if you lead the charge across Nebraska you can win an Apple iPad2!

First Place Virtual Walker - iPad2
2nd Place Virtual Walker - CoCo Keys Water Resort - 4 passes
3rd Place - $50 Visa Gift Card


Registration is still OPEN!
Get signed up at www.firstgiving.com/ASN/autism-society-virtual-walk-across-nebraska

Click here to find out how YOU can join the cause!

The Virtual Walk ends April 30th so don't delay!


 

UPCOMING EVENTS


April is Autism Awareness Month!

The Autism Society would like to welcome Joe's Crab Shack to Nebraska!  They officially opened for business on Monday, April 2nd here in Omaha.  They are located west of the Westroads mall.  Be sure and come out during April and show your support for the Autism Society!


 

Join the Autism Society for Storm Chaser Baseball!

The Autism Society of Nebraska and Omaha Storm Chasers invite you to join us at the ball park!  Come cheer on one of the Autism Puzzle Walk & 5K Run top fundraisers who will be throwing out a first pitch!  Who will it be?  Will it be you?
 
Tueday, May 22, 2012
Game Time—6:35 PM
Location: Werner Park, 12356 Ballpark Way, Papillion, NE
 
$7.00 Reserved Seat Tickets for families & friends of Autism Society of Nebraska
Add a Hot Dog and Pop for $5
 
Centris Family Fun Zone passes $3.  The Autism Society will provide the first 100 children registered with free passes!  First come, first served so get your registration in today!  Download a flyer HERE.
 
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