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January 2019
St. Gerard House News
St. Gerard House is looking for additional office space! We are growing and are looking to rent additional office space near Oakland Street, Hendersonville NC. Call Caroline Long if you have suggestions: 828-693-4223 or caroline@stgerardhouse.org
 

 
SAVE THE DATE: Our Ninth Annual Mardi Gras Party will be held on March 5th at at Wild Wing Cafe in South Asheville. We can't wait to seeing you there! Stay tuned for more information. 
 
 
50/50 Cash Prize Raffle:

 
Upcoming Events
WINGS FOR AUTISM: JANUARY 26, 2019

 
The Asheville Aiport is hosting their fourth annual Wings for Autism® on January 26, an airport “rehearsal” specially designed for individuals with autism spectrum disorders, their families and aviation professionals. The program is designed to alleviate some of the stress that families who have a child with autism experience when traveling by air. Click here to register and to learn more about this great opportunity! 
 
 
2019 FAMILY GROUP NIGHTS:
 
JANUARY 14th: "Financial Aid and Available Scholarships for Special Needs" presented by Caroline Long, Executive Director of St. Gerard House. 
 
 
FEBRUARY 11: "Transitioning to Adulthood - Steps to take for planning for your loved one's future." Presented by Ryan Platt and Margaret Gaffney of A Special Needs Plan
 
MARCH 11: "Homeschooling full-time to working alongside your child's present academic situation for a better outcome." Presented by Gretchen Roe.
Autism on the News
[The Washington Post 12.12.18] Autism break rooms at sports events: A place to go when sensory overload hits 
 
[BBC News 1.2.19] The firm whose staff are all autistic
 
[Journal Sentinel 12.28.18] Waukesha College helps answer 'What's next?' for people with autism
Make a Difference
Are you interested in supporting our work to provide joy and meaningful outcomes to families facing autism?
 
 
Would you like to give St. Gerard House a gift? Check out our Amazon Wishlist!  
 
CONTACT US
St. Gerard House
828-693-4223
620 Oakland Street
Hendersonville, NC 28791
info@stgerardhouse.org
www.stgerardhouse.org
 
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
Do you like to cook? Consider volunteering at Feed Need Culinary class on a Tuesday or Thursday afternoon 3:45 - 6:00 pm. You don't have to be a professional chef or have had experience teaching special needs children. For more information contact Julia Matthews
828-693-4223 or julia@stgerardhouse.org.
 
SGH PROGRAMS
 
 
CONNECT DRAMA CLUB
Join our Connect program for theater junkies and newbies alike.  Participants aged 5-18 will use acting, directing and playwriting to explore how our thoughts, actions and reactions can impact social situations. Join us for a silly, exciting and educational experience! Click here for more information! 
 
For more information  Sharon Stokes: 828.693.4223 ext. 1010
sharon@stgerardhouse.org
 
 
 
 
  Helping young adults with autism and similar needs prepare for, find and retain meaningful employment through art, gardening & culinary learning environments.
 
For information contact Julia Matthews: 828.693.4223
ext 1009
julia@stgerardhouse.org.

St. Gerard House  •  620 Oakland St.  •  Hendersonville, NC 28791

http://www.stgerardhouse.com

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