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Title
"Raise the Roof for Rett" Builds Awareness, Funds Research for Neurological Disorder
Date
10/17/2014
Description

BIRMINGHAM  – Raise the Roof for Rett Presented by Cory Watson Attorneys is set for Saturday, Nov. 1, 6 – 10 p.m. at LINCPoint (101 Oslo Cir., Birmingham 35211.) The annual event, which benefits the Suki Foundation for Rett Syndrome and Rett patients at Children’s of Alabama, will feature live music, dinner, complimentary beverages, a silent auction and a live auction conducted by Ken Jackson.

Tickets are $50 per person in advance or $60 at the door. Advance tickets may be purchased online at www.smartparty.org/CureRett.

For the first time, this year’s event will include an online fundraising component. Those who purchase a ticket are provided a fundraising page and encouraged to promote the effort and the event via their own social media outlets. More information is available on the event website.

Rett Syndrome is a neurodevelopmental disorder that predominantly affects girls and causes severe cognitive impairment including loss of communication and fine motor skills, reduced growth, abnormal head growth and unusual breathing patterns.

Since 1911, Children’s of Alabama has provided specialized medical care for ill and injured children, offering inpatient and outpatient services throughout central Alabama. Last year, families made more than 670,000 outpatient visits and experienced nearly 14,000 inpatient days at Children’s, coming from every county in Alabama and from 45 other states and four foreign countries. With more than 2 million square feet, Children’s is the third largest pediatric medical facility in the U.S. and is ranked among the top children’s hospital programs in the country by US News & World Report. More information is available at www.childrensal.org.

 

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