Go the Distance for Autism Gears Up for May 31

Entertainment and fun planned for the whole family at GTD4A on May 31 at Bergen Community College

Paramus, NJ -- (SBWire) -- 05/14/2015 --Go the Distance for Autism invites the community to attend a day of autism-friendly family fun on Sunday, May 31, 2015 at Bergen Community College. Attendees will be treated to bounce houses, a trackless train, sweet treats, a catered BBQ lunch and numerous vendors from 9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

"Go the Distance for Autism is a great event for all families – both those affected by autism and those who simply want to enjoy a family-friendly day of fun," says Jill Nadison, Executive Director at REED Academy. "Our vendors have interactive opportunities for the kids involving music and characters, but there's a lot for grown-ups too – including free chair massages, delicious food, giveaways and the chance to win some great prizes."

Bikers and guests will also enjoy additional exciting activities and entertainment to celebrate the event's sixth consecutive year. There will be DJ's, an obstacle course, football and basketball games, a self-contained riding area for young children (bring your bikes and scooters) and plenty of popcorn and cotton candy.

Interested in attending the event?

Go the Distance for Autism is a collaborative fundraising effort supporting children and adults with autism by four northern New Jersey organizations – Alpine Learning Group in Paramus, the EPIC School in Paramus, Garden Academy in West Orange, and REED Academy in Oakland. To date, the event has raised over $500,000 through sponsorships and donations.

For more information please visit http://www.gtd4autism.org , but hurry as registration will close on Friday, May 29th! Walk-ins are encouraged to join GTD4A in the family fun area and will have access to all activities, the catered lunch, DJ, sweet treats, giveaways and event sponsors. Walk-in rate is $20 for adults and $10 for children.

To date, Top Gear event sponsors include Allied Barton; Ellkay; North Jersey Brain & Spine Center; Ramsey Auto Group; and TD Bank. Cycle Master sponsors include Callahan and Fusco, Columbia Bank, Cullari, Carrico, LLC, Dr. Robert C. and Tina Sohn Foundation, EBC Mission and Benevolence Fund, GNYHA Ventures, Inc., Oritani Charitable Bank Foundation, Parts Authority, Progenity, Reso Foundation, and Rose & Edward Dryer Philanthropic Foundation. Pedal Pusher sponsors are: ABNOTE CORPORATE, ACT-TEK, American Maintenance and Supplies, Bederson and Company, Berkley College, Dello Russo Laser Vision, Fox Rothschild, LLC, G-III Apparel Group, Hackensack Digestive Disease Associates, PA; Kind Bar, Investors Savings Bank, Jordan & Jordan, Kindersmiles, Lapatka Associates, Macy's, Mayer Brown, Mayerson & Associates, Met Life Auto and Home, Miss Patti's School of Dance, Morgan Stanley, NUUN, Otterstedt, Pashman Stein, Peter Winik Productions, Price Weber Marketing Communications, Progressive Neurology, Smith Mazure, Stop & Shop NY Metro Division, Sussan & Greenwald, Esqs., Tarpey Group, Taxi Fitness, UPS, and Willis. Special thanks to Bergen Community College.

About Alpine Learning Group, The EPIC School, Garden Academy and REED Academy
Alpine Learning Group, The EPIC School, Garden Academy and REED Academy are non-profit organizations located in northern NJ that provide educational and behavioral services to children and adults with autism. Autism is a neurobiologically-based developmental disability that emerges during a child's first three years of life. Individuals with autism display marked impairments in communication and social skills as well as a restricted range of interests and behavior.

For more information, please visit http://www.alpinelearninggroup.org - http://www.epicschool.org - http://www.gardenacademy.org and http://www.reedacademy.org

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