Autism Charities Receive Proceeds from July Event!   

Each charity received $27,593 from the annual event!

The 15th Annual Ante4autism set a new record and raised $160,943, Saturday, July 29 at the South Point Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas!  The proceeds of that event were recently distributed to the 5 Autism charities:  Project FOCUS at the Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders at UNLV, The Hope Fund – a division of International Hyperbarics Association (IHA),The Rich Center for Autism at Youngstown State University, National Autism Association of Southeast Ohio, and Autism Speaks.  (Pictured top to bottom:  Autism Speaks presentation at annual walk, The Rich Center for Autism at Youngstown State University).

Special thanks go out to the sponsors from the event in July:    

$25,000 Presenting Sponsor: Leggett & Platt Inc.

$15,000 Final Table Sponsor:  Bedding Industries of America

$10,000 Diamond Sponsors: Furniture First National Buying Group, 3Z Brands

$5,000 Platinum Sponsors:  Karl & Cathi GlassmanAnonymous, Planned Furniture Promotions (PFP), TD Bank, Carpenter Co., Ashley

$2,500 Gold Sponsors:  Coconis Furniture and Mattress 1st, Big Sandy Superstore, Pete and Jenny Primeau, Archbold Furniture

$1,000 Silver Sponsors:  Phil Hellmuth X 2, Dr. Joyce Cassen, Janet Pickett, Therapedic International, Roger Magowitz, Joe Matekja Jr, BoxDrop, Customatic TechnologiesAnonymous, AP AuctionsCrane’s MattressSoutherland, Wright, Gail & Marty Komisar

$500 Bronze Sponsors:  Herb & Beth Gaines, David White, Matthew Connolly – Bedding Industries of America, Englander, Colonial, David DeyeGail & Marty Komisar

Special Donations:  Leggett & Platt, Tempur + Sealy, Serta Simmons Bedding, Keith Caldwell, Ultra Comfort, Pure Care


The date for the 16th Annual Ante4autism event has been tentatively set for Saturday, July 27th in Las Vegas.  Please mark your calendar now and save that date for next year.     

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recently released the latest incidence #’s and now the rate is 1 in 36 kids are on the Autism spectrum.  Now is the time to help support these families, kids and adults on the Autism spectrum.

Founder Krinsky would like to thank all the Co-Hosts, as they volunteer their time. Co-Hosts include:  Joey Amato – Rock N Roll City Mattress, Stuart Carlitz – Bedding Industries of America, Bo Coconis – Coconis Furniture, Randy Coconis – Coconis Furniture, Nick Hrkman – Southerland Sleep, Karina Jett – Coldwell Banker Premier Realty, Mike McQuiston – Carpenter, Anthony Mehran – Huffman Koos Furniture, Allen Parvizian – AP Auctions, Myra Stone – Independent Representative, David Wachendorfer –Delandis Sleep, Jerry Williams – Retail Service Systems Inc. 

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