DOLLARS 4 TIC SCHOLARS “D4TS CROWDFUNDING CAMPAIGN KICK-OFF”
EVENT FEBRUARY 27
WHO: The Kelsey B. Diamantis TS Scholarship Family Foundation, Inc. d/b/a
Dollars 4 Tic Scholars
- Non-Profit 501c3 organization recently formed to award college scholarships to students who have Tourette Syndrome
- Formed by mother-daughter duo Diane and Kelsey Diamantis. 23-year old Kelsey has Tourette Syndrome. She is a 4th grade teacher.
WHAT: D4TS Crowdfunding Campaign Kick-Off
Event to help kick off national crowdfunding campaign on IndieGogo launched by D4TS to raise awareness and scholarships. Five minute “tic” simulation, speakers, Donation Station with campaign online, raffles, silent auction, dinner.
Upon entry, attendees will be asked to choose a “tic slip.” For five minutes, at the sound of a ringtone, they will be asked to act out the tic that was on the paper they drew. Designed to simulate what it would be like to have an uncontrollable tic, as a person with Tourette’s would have.
WHERE: The Plaza, 5355 Town Center Road, Boca Raton, FL 33486
WHEN: Friday, February 27, 2015, 6:30 – 8:30pm
SCHEDULE: 6:30-7:15 Arrival, dinner, raffles open
7:10-7:15 Five minute Tic Simulation
8:00 Raffles, Silent Auction Close
8:15-8:30 Announce Raffle Winners
SPEAKERS: Kelsey Diamantis, Diane Diamantis, Brian Bodzin – young adult with Tourette Syndrome, and Dr. Audrey Baumeister, psychologist, NeuroBehavioral Institute
SPONSORS: Jack Fleming, CFP, Senior Vice President-Investments, Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC
Zorba’s Taverna, Delray Beach
ADMISSION: Registration required but free admission
CAMPAIGN LINK: http://igg.me/at/tourettes-scholarship
For more information, please visit https://www.dollars4ticscholars.org or call 561-487-9526.
# # #