Wine Tasting & Open House for Autism Awareness at Norman Brothers Produce

(October 29, 2009) — Norman Brothers Produce, a Miami landmark and family owned business, located at 7621 SW 87th Ave. Miami, Florida, will host its annual Wine Tasting & Open House to benefit the University of Miami - Nova Southeastern University Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (UM-NSU CARD), on Friday November 6th, 2009 from 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm.

The evening will feature wines from around the world as well as Norman Brothers own signature hors d’oeuvres and desserts. The Wine Tasting & Open House is open to the community. Tickets to the evening are $30.00 in advance or $40.00 at the door and include a take home wine glass courtesy of Bistro Bisou. The funds raises through event ticket and raffle ticket sales will go to support UM-NSU CARD services in our community. Last year’s Wine Tasting and Open House was a huge success with Norman Brothers donating over $14,000.00 to UM-NSU CARD.

University of Miami - Nova Southeastern University Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (UM-NSU CARD), a South Florida non-profit organization, is committed to providing FREE family support, outreach, and educational support services to children and adults of all levels of intellectual functioning. The Center provides services for over 5,000 families throughout Miami-Dade, Broward, and Monroe Counties including family support, technical assistance and consultation, parent and professional training programs, and public education activities. UM-NSU CARD supports research in a variety of disciplines to better understand the causes and potential treatments for the disorder.

Tickets are available at Norman Brothers Produce and will also be available at the door. For more information about the Wine Tasting & Open House please call 305-284-9126 or visit www.umcard.org.

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The UM-NSU Center for Autism and Related Disabilities, housed in the University of Miami Department of Psychology and Nova Southeastern University Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders, is a state-funded resource and support program dedicated to improving the lives of individuals with autism and related disabilities including deaf-blindness and pervasive developmental disorders.

The University of Miami’s mission is to educate and nurture students, to create knowledge, and to provide service to our community and beyond. Committed to excellence and proud of the diversity of our University family, we strive to develop future leaders of our nation and the world.
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University of Miami’s mission is to educate and nurture students, to create knowledge, and to provide service to our community and beyond. Committed to excellence and proud of our diversity of our University family, we strive to develop future leaders of our nation and the world.