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NOFAS Awards Reception: "Bringing Advocates Together"

NOFAS (National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome)

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM (PDT)

Washington, DC

NOFAS Awards Reception: "Bringing Advocates Together"

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Please join the National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (NOFAS) in Washington, D.C. as we honor champions in the field of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) and recovery advocates at our 25th Anniversary Awards Reception.  The reception will be held June 10, 2014 from 5:30 – 8:00 PM. The awards program begins at 6:30 PM.  

This special evening, “Bringing Advocates Together” will unite NOFAS affiliates, individuals and families living with FASD, and advocates and people in recovery that support alcohol-free pregnancies.

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NOFAS 25th Anniversary Awards Benefit
“Bringing Advocates Together”
Pepco Edison Place Gallery

702 8th Street, N.W.
Washington, DC. 20068
One block from the Gallery Place/Chinatown Metro
(business attire)

We are proud to recognize the following honorees:

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Award Honorees:

Bonnie Buxton & Brian Philcox
Founders of FASworld Canada
Founders of International FASD Awareness Day

Michael Charness, MD
Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School
Chief of Staff, VA Boston Healthcare System
Researcher, CIFASD

We need your help to prevent the leading cause of learning and behavioral disabilities! FASD affects 1 in 100 babies and is 100% preventable when women do not drink any alcohol while pregnant. Come out and meet other advocates and learn how easy it is to become a Friend of NOFAS.

You can make a difference!

The event will feature delicious hors d’oeuvres and alcohol-free mocktails. Make a contribution to NOFAS at the event and buy tickets to win great raffle items. You’ll hear about FASD from national leaders and learn about the NOFAS Circle of Hope and how we can work together to educate women, support families, and prevent FASD.

Visit www.nofas.org for more information.



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Have questions about NOFAS Awards Reception: "Bringing Advocates Together"? Contact NOFAS (National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome)

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Pepco Edison Place Gallery
702 8th St. NW.
Washington, DC 20068

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM (PDT)


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NOFAS (National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome)

NOFAS prevents alcohol use during pregnancy and supports individuals, families, and communities living with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASDs).  NOFAS educates the public, practitioners, and policymakers about the risk of alcohol use during pregnancy and FASD, the leading known preventable cause of brain damage, developmental disabilities, and birth defects, and a leading known cause of learning disabilities and behavioral problems in children, adolescents, and adults.

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