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Ms. Becky Large(left) executive director of the Champion Autism Network ( CAN) stands with Ms. Cindy Gettig (right) president of the Rotary Club of Carolina Forest Sunrise. The club  learned about autism, autism family needs and an ambitious program administered by CAN which focuses on the months of April and May as ” the autism family season” along the Grand Strand  with the business and service community.Ms.Large described her organization’s four year history in serving over 200 autism families and adding five families each month thru on -going programs which : established monthly movies exclusively for autism families at Market Common Theater, orienting restaurants and hotels to autism, training and sensitizing fire and police departments about autism.The CAN organization is a registered  IRS 501c charity and is dedicated to ” spreading and leading with love for autism families”. Surfside Beach is the
first community to be designated ” autism friendly” as is Myrtle Beach State Park. CAN is seeking to increase autism awareness throughout our area, and seeks help in fund raising events. For more information on volunteering or supporting autism efforts in anyway, contact Becky Large at 609-744-0099, at championutismnetwork@gmail.com,
or championautismnetwork.com.
The Rotary Club of Carolina Forest Sunrise meets each Wednesday at 7:00 am in Beef
O’Brady’s at the Carolina Forest Kroger Mall and welcomes guests to learn more about community service opportunities in behalf of the Rotary credo : ” service above self”.

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