On the night of April 1, buildings around the US were lit up blue as part of Autism Speaksâ€™ â€śLight It Up Blueâ€ť campaign. Whether it was the Empire State Building, the New Meadowlands, Stadium, Citi Field, or the Benjamin Franklin Bridge in Philadelphia, there were monuments everywhere aiding in the effort (see aÂ video slide show here http://www.lightitupblue.org/).
The Boston Red Sox also got involved, and have deep ties to Autism Speaks. We were proud to have Larry Cancro the Senior Vice President of Fenway Affairs for the Boston Red Sox join our Business of Sports Network Autism Awareness Campaign (see the complete listing here). Cancro Â is also the Chairman of Autism Speaks, New England as well as a board member Melmark, New England a school that specializes in autism and similar cognitive disabilities.
As a salute to the end of Autism Awareness Day (but remember, just the second day of International Autism Awareness Month) we present this image of Fenway Park bathed in blue as part of the â€śLight It Up Blueâ€ť campaign
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