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Bounce for Autism postponed

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Bounce for Autism which was to be held on Saturday has been postponed.

Tomorrow’s Voices Autism Centre postponed the event due to expected inclement weather.

Bounce for Autism is one of several events to be held this month in celebration of Autism Awareness month.

A spokeswoman for Tomorrow’s Voices said details of a new date and venue would be provided soon.

Bounce For Autism, which helps to raise awareness and funds for Bermuda’s only Autism Centre, will feature up to 13 fun castles and watersides, bouncy races and dance competitions to keep the whole family entertained.

The spokeswoman said: “Bounce for Autism was designed to help Tomorrow’s Voices raise awareness of Autism while celebrating those young people and adults who live successfully with the disorders every day.

“The event helps to raise funds for Tomorrow’s Voices’ much needed Centre and services, as well as broaden awareness of the autism spectrum and other developmental challenges that are increasingly affecting families in Bermuda.”

This year’s event will include special guests MC Qianemon from Bermemes, DanceSations, Bermuda Jump Rope Federation, LiveWires and DJ Markie T.

Tomorrow’s Voices information booth will be set up throughout the day to raise Autism Awareness and support in Bermuda.

People attending the event will also be able to win exciting prizes, the spokeswoman said.

Major sponsors, for eight consecutive years, Funtyme Entertainment will donate all of their bouncy castles in support of Bounce for Autism.

Other sponsors include Bacardi Limited, D & J Construction, Belco, Clarien Bank Limited, Chubb, The MarketPlace, Arnolds Markets, EFY Laundry & Linen, KJ & K Security and Xtreme Sports.

Admission is f $12, which includes all-day fun castle access and one entrance raffle per person.

All the funds raised will go to the Tomorrow’s Voices Autism Centre and the families it supports.

The charity is looking for volunteers to assist with the fun day.

Interested individuals were asked call or e-mail Thea Furbert at 297-4342 or e-mail info@tomorrowsvoices.bm for more information.