The Scott Center Presents Fourth Annual Evening of Hope April 21; Raffle Tickets for Rolex on Sale for Drawing April 28

MELBOURNE, FLA.—Florida Institute of Technology’s The Scott Center for Autism Treatment will host the Evening of Hope IV April 21, 2012, from 7 to 10 p.m. The center’s major fundraiser, which includes a cocktail reception and live auction, will take place at the home of Florida Tech Board of Trustees member Joe Flammio.

A highlight of the 2012 event is a raffle for the chance to win a Rolex watch donated by Kempf’s Jewelers in Indialantic, a strong supporter of the center since its opening in 2009. Valued at $6,600, the Rolex Oyster Perpetual Explorer II has a 40mm, stainless steel, 24-hour bezel and hand; independently adjustable 12-hour hand; 31-jewel chronometer movement; synthetic sapphire crystal, with an Oysterlock bracelet.

Sponsors are invited to participate at various donation levels to be included in the official program book. Donations start at $500 for two reservations and go up to $10,000. Commitments are requested by March 30.

Raffle tickets are on sale now until the day of the event for $25 each. They are available for purchase at Kempf’s Jewelers, The Scott Center and online at The drawing will be held at Kempf’s Jewelers on April 28, 2012 at 1 p.m.

The Scott Center provides research, training and service for persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and their families. The multidisciplinary treatment services offered focus on implementing research-based practice, partnering with schools and families, and collaborating with other professionals. The Centers for Disease Control estimates that one in 110 children in the U.S. is affected by ASD.

For more information on Evening of Hope IV and sponsorships, visit or contact Colleen Middlebrooks, outreach coordinator, The Scott Center, at (321) 674-8106 ext. 1.

About The Scott Center for Autism Treatment
The Scott Center at Florida Tech is dedicated to providing the highest quality treatment, training and applied research to enhance the functioning and improve the quality of life of children with autism and related disabilities in Central Florida. Visit for more information.

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