News at Medicine - December 2013 - A holiday gift for the Autism Society

A holiday gift for the Autism Society
December 10, 2013
The members of the Medical Education Scholarship Centre (MESC) had a special holiday gift for the Autism Society of Newfoundland and Labrador. They donated money raised through “Wear Your Jeans to Work” Fridays to help the society in its mission of promoting the development of individual, lifelong, and community-based supports and services for people with autism spectrum disorder, their families, and caregivers.
About $190 was raised by MESC staff through one dollar donations on “Wear Your Jeans to Work” Fridays.  In the spirit of the season, the MESC staff members followed their holiday luncheon at the Autism Society by presenting the donation to Greg Knott, revenue development officer for the society. Executive director Scott Crocker also attended the presentation.

Back (from left):  MESC staff members Heidi Coombs-Thorne, Diana Deacon, Steve Shorlin, Bridget Hynes, Gerona McGrath, and Autism Society executive director Scott Crocker. Front (from left): Greg Knott, manager of revenue development for the society, Sally Ackerman and Hualin Wong.