Events

Nov
1
Fri
Raising A Hand
Nov 1 @ 6:00 pm

YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE

When: Friday, November 1, 2019

Where: Mercedes-Benz of The Woodlands
16917 Interstate 45 South
The Woodlands, TX 77385

Time: “Come and Go” from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Parking: Valet Parking Available

Fare: Dosey Doe is providing wine and BBQ sliders at no cost

Entertainment: Acoustic show by Kevin and his son Coleton

Featured Art: 30 – 40 of Dave Clements’ and Kevin Black’s best music black and white photographs taken over the last decade will be available for purchase (tax-deductible donation to Rett Syndrome)

• Meet photographers Dave Clements & Kevin Black.
• View their photography that will be displayed in the show room.
• Enjoy some music memorabilia.
• Listen to a live music performance by Kevin Black and his son Coleton.
• Purchase a copy of their coffee table book Raising A Hand – Volume One. Pre-order order forms for Volume Two will be available.
• Learn about Rett syndrome and what the two photographers are doing to raise awareness for this rare disorder.
• Enjoy a Dosey Doe brisket slider and a glass of wine.
• Enjoy the collection of some of the finest automobiles in the world!

Finally if you can’t make it and still have not pre-ordered your copy of Raising A Hand – Volume Two, you can go to www.RaisingAHand.com and do so for $42.95 ($35 plus $7.95 shipping). Plus for an additional $25 donation you can get a signed copy of Volume One shipped to your home almost immediately.

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Nov
9
Sat
Reach for a Cure: Houston
Nov 9 @ 6:00 pm

Be a part of our Inaugural Boots & Bling Rett Gala!

Saturday, November 9th, 2019

Firehouse Saloon
5930 Southwest Freeway, Houston, TX 77057

6:00 p.m. VIP reception for Rett Families & Sponsors
6:30 p.m. Doors open to public

We’re excited to invite you to Houston’s very first Reach for a Cure – Boots & Bling Rett Gala benefitting Rettsyndrome.org. This entertaining event is designed to raise funds for a cure for Rett syndrome while having lots of fun at the same time.

Get dolled up, but don’t forget your boots! This honky-tonk is going to rattle with special musical guests Coleton Black,  Chubby Knuckle Choir and Pauline Reese. We’ll also have a live and silent auction full of great items – perfect time to get holiday gifts, or something for yourself!

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All proceeds from sponsorships, donations, and tickets goes to Rettsyndrome.org, the longest-standing Rett syndrome research and family empowerment organization.

Nov
15
Fri
Find a Cure: Pop-up Event
Nov 15 @ 6:00 pm

Find a Cure

a one night pop-up event with art by Cecily Miniaci

Date: November 15, 2019
Time: 6-9PM
Location: 701 Broadway Blvd, Kansas City, MO

Local Kansas City artist, Cecily Miniaci, will be doing a pop up art event downtown at Roasters Block on November 15th from 6-9pm with a portion of the proceeds benefiting rettsyndrome.org.

Information & Registration

Dec
7
Sat
Hannah’s Art Show
Dec 7 @ 2:00 pm

Hannah’s Art Show

Save the Date for Hannah’s Art Show. There will be note cards, prints, and original paintings for sale to benefit Rettsyndrome.org.

Date: December 7, 2019
Time: 2-4pm
Location: Four Corners Framing Gallery

Contact Information: Trisha Carpenter
Email: tpcarpenter503@yahoo.com

Dec
10
Tue
RettEd: Clinical Trial Enrollment Opportunities and Status Update
Dec 10 @ 1:00 pm

Please join us as Tim Benke, MD PhD, Director, Rett syndrome Clinic, Children’s Hospital Colorado, and Rettsyndrome.org Medical Advisor and Paige Nues, Director of Family Empowerment at Rettsyndrome.org to explore the clinical trials landscape outlook for 2020.

This live webcast will be especially helpful to caregivers who are wondering if participating in a clinical trial could be an option for their family and how to become research-ready. We will discuss what clinical trials are enrolling, about to enroll, or have closed enrollment. We will also discuss enrollment criteria, what it means to participate in a trial, and hear from a panelist of parent trailblazers whose children have participated in a Rett syndrome clinical trial to hear how they did it.

Questions and comments submitted in advance will be addressed, and there will be plenty of time for write-in questions during the session.

RettEd Webcasts are a free resource designed to empower families affected by Rett syndrome and their care teams.

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Jan
25
Sat
Rett Syndrome Awareness Basketball Game: Quinnipiac vs Fairfield
Jan 25 @ 4:00 pm

Rett Syndrome Awareness Basketball Game: Quinnipiac vs Fairfield

Date: Saturday, January 25th, 2020
Time: 4:00pm

The People’s United Center at Quinnipiac, 305 Sherman Ave, Hamden, CT 06518
MAAC Tournament Kick Off, Rett Syndrome Awareness, Camper Reunion Day

Information & Registration

For Questions please contact Nicole McAmis at nicole.mcamis@quinnipiac.edu

Mar
1
Sun
Napa Valley 1/2 & Full Marathon
Mar 1 @ 6:00 am

Join us for the Napa Valley Half & Full Marathon!

Ever wanted to run through wine country? Well here is your chance! Rettsyndrome.org has been granted ten charity bibs for the 2020 Napa Valley Half & Full Marathon! We are excited for this new partnership and can’t wait to grow our #RettRacer team! Help to end Rett syndrome while you run through wine country at this Boston qualifier race. Whether you plan to run or want to cheer on our team, please note all of the exciting information below!

Date: Sunday, March 1st, 2020
Location: Napa, California
Website (inclusive of hotel details, routes, etc): https://napavalleymarathon.org/

To participate as a Rett Racer in the Napa Valley Half or Full Marathon, please follow the steps below. *Note: there is a $2500 fundraising requirement for this event*
Runners are responsible for all expenses incurred from race (registration, travel, etc).

  1. Register for the full or half marathon at https://napavalleymarathon.org/
  2. Half marathon Rett code (10% reg discount): RETTHALF2020
  3. Full marathon Rett code (10% reg discount): RETTFULL2020
  4. After registration, please visit Napa Valley team page to create your personal fundraising page.
  5. https://rettracer.everydayhero.com/us/napa-valley-2020-runners
  6. Note: You must login with an Everyday Hero account FIRST before you can join the ‘team’.
  7. Create & customize your fundraising page and share via social media and email with your contacts.
  8. Contact Jackie Ventura at jventura@rettsyndrome.org to order your Rett Racer t-shirt.

Rettsyndrome.org will have a tent at location TBD where runners can congregate post-race, Rett families can mingle and RSO will be passing out awareness information to spectators!

Please follow this event to stay current on up to date information.

Jun
6
Sat
Rett Racer Virtual Summer 5K
Jun 6 all-day
Rettsyndrome.org is excited to be hosting a virtual 5k on June 6th. Wherever you are lace up your shoes and hit your local neighborhood, trail (social distancing required) or treadmill and run (or walk!) to end Rett syndrome!
When: Saturday, June 6th, 2020
Where: Anywhere you are!
How: Register by creating an Everyday Hero page with us here.
·       No registration fee, however, fundraising is encouraged.
·       Once $100 has been raised, we will send you a Rett Racer t-shirt.

·       Share your photos on race day in our Facebook event on or on your Everyday Hero page. Use the hashtag #rettracers.

Any questions, please contact Jackie Ventura at Jventura@rettsyndrome.org or 978-500-2495.

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Jun
13
Sat
Cammy Can’s Cinderella Story – Virtual Edition
Jun 13 @ 8:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Cammy's Golden birthday

Help us celebrate Cammy’s 11th birthday by attending virtually and raising a ton of money to find a cure so she can drink with you in Sidebar on her 21st birthday!

WHEN | June 13, 8:30-10:00 p.m. 
WHERE | Facebook Live Event

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Jun
18
Thu
RettGetAway – Postponed
Jun 18 @ 12:00 am – Jun 21 @ 12:00 am

RettGetAway: Postponed

After much consideration, our RettGetAway committee has decided to postpone the June 2020 RettGetAway in San Diego. The health of our children is of utmost concern. Once it is deemed safe and sound to convene large groups in public spaces again, we will evaluate a future Rett GetAway.

Many were working to create this ‘life without limits’ opportunity. A special thanks to the Kayla Mosca Foundation, Surfing Madonna, Surfin’ Fire, Merlin’s Magic Wand in association with Legoland San Diego, The Cassara Carlsbad by Hilton, our CA State Rep Sherri Brady, and ACADIA Pharmaceuticals.

We hope that all of our families and partners emerge from this situation whole, intact, and able to plan an even more extraordinary RettGetAway!

If you have made any travel bookings for the RettGetAway, we advise you to cancel them now while forgivable and with no penalty.

Rettsyndrome.org will be returning the group Legoland tickets awarded by Merlin’s Magic Wand so that a future award can be made again to either our group or to individuals who may choose to apply at another time (they only allow one Magical Day Out per family, one time)

We appreciate your understanding, and we hope that you all stay healthy and safe.
Please direct any questions to Paige Nues at pnues@rettsyndrome.org or Jennifer Mosca at info@thekaylamoscafoundation.org

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