Oct. 17th Launch Date!

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Oct. 17th Launch Date!

MEDIA ALERT THE AUTISM ALLIANCE OF MICHIGAN LAUNCHES FIRST OF ITS KIND STATEWIDE ANTI-BULLYING TOUR YOU’RE INVITED TO JOIN US! WHEN: Thursday, October 17, 2013 9:00 a.m. WHERE: Michigan State Capitol, Lansing, MI WHO: Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley, Anthony Ianni, Anti-Bullying and Autism Advocate, AAoM, Tom Izzo, Michigan State University Basketball Coach WHAT: The Autism Alliance of Michigan’s Anthony Ianni and Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley will announce the launch of the Autism Alliance’s RELENTLESS TOUR. The initiative is the first of its kind in the country, and Ianni will pledge to reach every middle school across the state in one school year to share his anti-bullying message. WHY: Bullying is something that affects everyone in some way, and individuals with autism are often the biggest targets. Together with the support of Lieutenant Governor Calley, Coach Tom Izzo, Red Wing Niklas Kronwall and the Department of Civil Rights, the Autism Alliance is committed to working to eradicate bullying through this initiative. The tour is made possible through the generous donations of Atlas Oil, Citgo, General RV, Smart 911, University of Michigan Athletic Director David Brandon and Emergent Biosolutions. JOIN US IN KICKING OFF THE RELENTLESS TOUR! Visit: www.relentlesstour.com for further information INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITIES: Onsite, advance and post press conference interviews are available. Please contact: Heidi Hedquist 248.872.1022 heidi@hackintothecause.org to schedule a one-on-one...

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PSA with Niklas Kronwall

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The tour is right around the corner, only 6 days away from being launched and we’ve been very busy. Today we were at Joe Louis Arena, home of the Detroit Red Wings, to shoot a PSA for the tour and the website. I did the shoot with Red Wings defenseman Nik Kronwall, who I am bless and proud to call a great friend of mine. I met Nik last year at a golf outing I spoke at and our friendship has grown a lot over the year. To have him support the tour means a lot to me and it shows how much he loves the work I’m doing for Autism and Anti-Bullying. Being able to shoot this PSA today on the same ice as the Red Wings was a blessing. There have been some great players who’ve stepped onto that ice and a lot of Stanley Cups won there as well. I am so thankful for the opportunity to make a difference in this great state I’m proud to call my home, but more importantly I want to continue to make a difference for our country as well. The tour I promise to everybody will make a great impact on a lot of lives including people with Autism and all people who have been affected by bullying. The PSA will be soon, make sure to check it out....

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