Blue Sox to host Autism Acceptance Night

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UTICA — The Utica Blue Sox will Autism Acceptance Night on Friday, June 24. The team will wear special themed uniforms sponsored by the Kelberman Center, which will be auctioned off during the game.

The event is being done in partnership with the Kelberman Center and Birch Wealth Management. The Blue Sox will take on the Elmira Pioneers at 6:45 p.m. at Murnane Field.

The Grimaldi family, who were announced as the top Walk for Autism team for 2022, will throw out the first pitch. Travis Paquette, another top Walk for Autism team participant, will sing the national anthem at the game.

Bids on the jerseys can be made by visiting: uticabluesox.net

All proceeds made from this auction will benefit the Kelberman Center.

Autism Acceptance Night will also include events to show support for the Kelberman Center, and grow acceptance throughout the community, the team noted. For tickets, contact: kelly.carinci@kelbermancenter.org. 

The Kelberman Center provides autism services for children, adults and families in the Mohawk Valley and Central New York. It provides programming and services for people throughout all phases of life, from early childhood through adulthood, including home and community based, educational, clinical, residential and recreation and camp.

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