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Sparkle, Shimmer & Shine Gala – Sat. Nov. 9, 2019

Event will honor the Cleveland Browns and Dee and Jimmy Haslam.

Cleveland, Ohio – On November 9, 2019 supporters of the Achievement Centers for Children will gather to honor the Cleveland Browns and Dee and Jimmy Haslam for their generous long-time support of children and adults with disabilities and their families, and for their meaningful involvement in and dedication to Northeast Ohio’s non-profit community. We are grateful for the Browns’ generous support of the Achievement Centers Cleveland Browns Adapted Football League for youth with disabilities. The event, Sparkle, Shimmer & Shine, will benefit the children and adults with disabilities and their families served by the Achievement Centers for Children.

The evening will begin at 6:00 p.m. at the Cleveland InterContinental Hotel & Conference Center and will include a cocktail reception, an elegant seated dinner, dancing, and a special tribute to the Cleveland Browns and Dee and Jimmy Haslam. A silent auction of more than 100 extraordinary items will help generate support for the Achievement Centers for Children. More than 400 business, community and civic leaders from Greater Cleveland will attend. Jim Kacic, CFO of MAI Capital Management.

The Achievement Centers for Children provided services to over 2,500 children and adults with disabilities and their families throughout Northeast Ohio last year. Their comprehensive service model weaves together therapy services and Intensive Therapy Clinic; recreation, camp and sports programs; autism school and family support services to meet the needs of the entire family and provide the best outcomes.

Sparkle, Shimmer & Shine presented by MAI Capital Management is made possible by the generous support of sponsors including Platinum Sponsors: Cleveland Browns, KeyBank, J.M. Smucker Co., Sotera Health, and Sheiban Jewelers. Gold Sponsors include:  Fifth Third Bank, The Albert M. Higley Company, MCPc, Oatey, Elizabeth Park Capital Management, Littler Mendelson, Ahuja Foundation, and University Hospitals.

For more information, please contact Katie Spring, Manager of Special Events at the Achievement Centers for Children, at 216-292-9700 extension 226 or visit www.achievementcenters.org.

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Media contact: Brian Diehl, Brian.Diehl@AchievementCtrs.org, 216-292-9700 ext. 235

About the Achievement Centers for Children

The Achievement Centers for Children is a non-profit organization whose mission is to empower children and adults with disabilities and their families to achieve their greatest potential. The agency provides comprehensive, high-quality, cost-effective services and programs in the areas of therapy, education, recreation and sports, and family support services to meet the needs of the entire family.

Cuyahoga Board of Developmental Disabilities
Invest in Childcare
ADAMHS
CARF
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