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




The Autism Society of Nebraska

and
TD Ameritrade

present the

AUTISM PUZZLE WALK & 5K

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

9:00 am  -  5K begins
10:30 am -  Walk begins

 ONLINE REGISTRATION HAS CLOSED 
but
you are still 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:

Registration and packet pickup is 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.  Runners registered after April 15th will receive cotton t-shirts. 



 



Top Fundraiser Spotlight!

Melissa Schop $4,039

Cooper Long $3,562

Logan Hamilton $2,735

Rachelle Jones $2,343

Patty Romshek $2,320

Vivian Schmieding $2,290

Michelle Gregory $1,680

Nathan R $1,207

Jodi Gill $1,150

Jack Halpenny $1,075

Jeanene Christian $1,015

Sarah Hanna $1,010

Shawn Neff $1,000



This year the top 10 fundraisers will be awarded some great prizes!    

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!

HERE ARE SOME OF THE REASONS WHY WE ARE WALKING....


...AND RUNNING!

YOU CAN LEARN MORE ABOUT THEM...


ON THEIR FIRSTGIVING FUNDRAISING PAGES!

Thank you to our TEAM CAPTAIN sponsors!

  


 


Thank you to our ADVOCATE sponsors!



                                   

VIRTUAL AUTISM PUZZLE WALK
ACROSS NEBRASKA

April 30, 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!


 
 

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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