Night of laughter spotlights serious cause

On Dec. 5, Go All in For Milestones Autism Organization, a night of laughs and luck for a serious cause will take place at Pickwick and Frolic. 

The event will start at 6 p.m. The night will feature Comedian Wayne Cotter, casino games, auction items (a comedy concert scripts signed by Tina Fey, Ricky Gervais, Steve Carrell and more, and a 6 night stay in Hawaii, including airfare), great food and drink, and lots of laughs.

All the proceeds will stay in Cleveland, supporting Milestones's educational and outreach programs

Milestones iimproves the quality of life for individuals on the autism spectrum and helps individuals reach their potential through education of family members and professionals in evidence-based practical strategies.

Founded in 2003 by Ilana Hoffer Skoff and Cleveland Heights resident Mia Buchwald Gelles, Milestones is a 501(c)(3) resource for parents and professionals in Northeast Ohio promoting lifelong strategies for success in school, home, community and work.

 “We were so excited by what our children could learn using the latest behavioral techniques. So we decided to start Milestones to make sure that children and families and teachers have access to those effective techniques, no matter the school or setting." said Buchwald Gelless

To learn more, visit, e-mail, or call 216-464-7600 x105.

Deena Nyer Mendlowitz

Deena Mendlowitz is the communications associate at Milestones Autism Organization and performs at Big Dog Theater in Coventry Village.

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Volume 4, Issue 12, Posted 1:36 PM, 11.29.2011