April Autism Awareness Month Happenings


Sweet Treat

Who: Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt

When: April 2nd and April 10th

(Sun-Thurs., 11 am – 10 pm; Fri. – Sat., 11 am – 11 pm)

Where: Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt, 4767 Sweetwater Boulevard, Sugar Land

Why:  Benefits families living with autism during Autism Awareness Month.

What:  Stop in for a sweet treat at Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt. Percentage of sales benefits Hope for Three Family Assistance fund. Be sure to mention Hope for Three when ordering. For more information, call 281-491-7082.


2nd Annual Texana Autism Conference

Who: Texana

When: April 6th, 8:30 am

Where: The Hyatt Place, 16730 Creek Bend Drive, Sugar Land

Why: Hear informative talks regarding autism and how to help children with autism. Topics include common assessment tools, early language acquisition and teaching new skills. Registration begins at 8:30 am, and the conference begins at 9 am. Tickets are $25, which includes breakfast and a mid-morning snack. Call 281-239-1435.


Car Wash for Kids 

Who:  Area High School Students and Chase Bank Employees

When: April 7th, 11 am – 3 pm

Where: Chase Bank, 4997 Sweetwater, Sugar Land

Why: Increase community awareness about the leading developmental disability in the United States – autism.

What:  An opportunity to empower and enable youth to make a positive contribution to the lives of other young people with unique abilities. Organized by teen volunteers Kristen Overgaard, Allison Bellman and Regan Hermes. Visit http://hopeforthree.org/car-wash-for-kids or call 1-800-317-0787.


It’s Tee Time!

Who: Red E Golf

When: April 8th, 6 – 9 pm

Where: Red E Golf, 19875 Southwest Freeway, Suite 140, Sugar Land

Why: Support a great cause and share in fellowship with your community.

What: Stop by and take a swing at supporting autism awareness. Red E Golf is excited to host a fun-filled evening benefiting Hope for Three. Two simulators will be reserved for golfers who want to try their luck on the course or just hit range balls: one will have a “closest to the pin and long drive” contest and an X-Box hooked up to a 9’x 14’ big screen for the kiddos. Bring the family; there’s karaoke, too! Feel free to bring your own golf clubs. Tickets are $25. Email Info@redegolf.com or call 281-343-7333.


Texana Goes “Bollywood” at The 2013 Reaching For The Stars

Who: Texana

When: April 12th, 6:30 pm

Where: Safari Texas Ranch, 11627 FM 1464 Road, Richmond

Why: Texana Center is a 501(c) 3 public, not for profit organization that provides behavioral healthcare and developmental disabilities services to residents of a six-county area.

What: Get ready for an outing to exotic India as Texana Center’s Reaching for the Stars 2013 Gala goes Bollywood. The evening will include great food, fabulous entertainment and the chance to bid on unique items in the live and silent auctions. Table sponsorships are available and begin at $1,500. Individual tickets are $100 each. For tickets, call 281-239-1427 or visit www.texanacenter.com.