FRAXA Fall Fling Fundraiser

Cocktail Reception • Live Jazz • Silent Auction • Light Dinner

Join us for our annual Fall Fling fundraiser to raise funds to find a cure for Fragile X.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 • 6:30 pm

Smith Barn at the Peabody Historical Society
38 Felton Street
Peabody, MA 01960

Special Guests

Featured Speaker

Carol Wilkinson, MD, PhD

Carol Wilkinson, MD, PhD

Carol Wilkinson is a FRAXA Postdoctoral Fellow at Boston Children’s Hospital the Charles Nelson lab at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Wilkinson’s research is focused on using EEG to better understand the neural mechanisms of language and learning in children with neurodevelopmental disorders – including Fragile X syndrome and autism spectrum disorders. As a physician-scientist, her ultimate goal is to improve the lives of the children and families she cares for.

Carol lives in Newton, MA with her husband, Jackson, and her energetic 4-year-old son Spencer.

Honoring

Jim Cantore

Jim Cantore is one of the most recognized faces in weather. Known for his live reports from severe weather events, Cantore embodies the passion and knowledge of The Weather Channel that makes him the weather authority viewers turn to when forecasts turn dire. He has covered every major weather event during the past 25 years, including Hurricanes Katrina and Irene and Superstorm Sandy.

Jim is an active supporter of FRAXA Research Foundation. He has two children, both of whom have Fragile X syndrome.

Master of Ceremonies

Maurice Pratt photo

Moe Pratt

As the uncle of four wonderful young men who have Fragile X syndrome, Maurice “Moe” Pratt knows first-hand the wonderful work done by the folks at FRAXA.

Moe is an Assistant Superintendent at the Essex County Sheriff’s Department. He holds an undergraduate degree from Northeastern University, an MBA from Suffolk University, and an MA in Psychology from Harvard University.

Moe brings his energy as an endurance athlete to all he does. Having won several ultra-marathons, he is one of a small number of runners to run fifty miles in under seven hours. He has been happily married to his wife Jerri for 20 years!

FRAXA Fall Fling

Join us for a delightful evening as we celebrate and raise funds to find a cure for Fragile X, at the historic Smith Barn at Brooksby Farm in Peabody, Mass. Music will be by the Prescott Street Jazz Band. Cocktail attire requested.

Tickets: $125 each

Sponsors

firstPayroll
Q-State Biosciences

Chris Ford & Family

Liz & Jason Mazzola

Randy & Chuck Welch

Leslie & Trevor Eddy

Dr. Jean Frazier
Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center & Fragile X Behavioral Health Clinic at UMMS/UMMHC

Sponsorships

Platinum Sponsor
$10,000

Become a Platinum Sponsor
  • 2 tables for 10
  • Banner ad at event
  • Prominent website listing on www.fraxa.org
  • Social media recognition on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram with mutually agreed hashtag
  • Recognition and inclusion in one FRAXA email newsletter

Gold Sponsor
$5,000

Become a Gold Sponsor
  • 2 tables for 10
  • Banner ad at event
  • Website listing on www.fraxa.org
  • Social media recognition on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram with mutually agreed hashtag

Silver Sponsor
$2,500

Become a Silver Sponsor
  • 1 table for 10
  • Website listing on www.fraxa.org
  • Social media recognition on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram with mutually agreed hashtag

Bronze Sponsor
$1,250

Become a Bronze Sponsor
  • 1 table for 10
  • Listing on www.fraxa.org

If you have any questions or comments, please contact Dave Bjork at dbjork@fraxa.org

Platinum Sponsor
$10,000

$

Gold Sponsor
$5,000

$

Silver Sponsor
$2,500

$

Bronze Sponsor
$1,250

$

Fall Fling Donation

$

Fall Fling Tickets

Tickets: $125 each. Additional donations gratefully accepted.

$