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9th Annual Pieces of the Puzzle Gala, Saturday, April 5th, 2014


Howard County Autism Society's
Pieces of the Puzzle Gala
Gala at the Greens
A Golf Themed Evening

Madhu Thibaudeau

Presented by the John P. Hussman Foundation & the
Board of Directors of the Howard County Autism Society

Saturday, April 5th, 2014
7pm – Midnight
The Hotel at Turf Valley in Ellicott City
Dress Code is Country Club Dinner Attire
(Sundresses / Cocktail Dresses, Golf or Polo Shirt,Khakis, ...)

Cocktail reception, hors d’oeuvres, and silent auction Seated dinner, live auction, music, and dancing Our menu will include: Appetizers: Hot- crab and artichoke fondue Cold- brie with seasonal berries, fresh fruit Served- chicken satay, shrimp casino (shrimp wrapped in bacon), beef wellington puffs Salad: Winter – romaine, radicchio, mesclun greens, feta, balsamic vinaigrette, cranberries Main Course: Beef filet with stuffed shrimp, asparagus spears, roasted potatoes Vegetarian Main Course: Grilled Vegetable Stack with mozzarella cheese, and red pepper sauce Gluten Sensitive Main Course: Double Filet or Vegetarian option Dessert: Cheesecake with raspberry sauce If you require a special dietary option for dinner, please let us know prior to the event at or call 410-290-3466.

Tickets are $100 per person until March 14; $125 per person beginning March 15. Option available to purchase entire table.

This year, we will be raffling off an iPad air worth $500! For more information or to purchase tickets, please contact Madhu Thibaudeau at Limited amount of tickets available.

Questions? Contact Diana Palmer at or 410.290.3466.


Title Sponsor ($15,000):

  • The John P. Hussman Foundation

Friends ($2,500):

  • John P. and Selena F. Benevides

Supporters ($1,250):

  • The Lisa Higgins-Hussman Foundation
  • Heidi Abdelhady, M.D.
  • Turf Valley - The Mangione Family
  • NextLOGiK - Kirk Couser

Contributors ($750):

  • Davis, Agnor, Rappaport, and Skalny

Donors ($500):

  • C. Thomas Jones, CPA
  • Dena Taylor
  • Jane Plapinger
  • Trellis Services
  • Deven and Mona Shroff
  • Colonial Life
  • Columbia Bank
  • M&T Bank
  • eMerge, Inc.


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