CAMP DU BALLON ROUGE 2019 APPLICATIONS!

Our 17th Annual Camp du Ballon Rouge weekend for Texas Children with a primary diagnosis of Tourette’s is NOW OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS. Camp dates are Friday, March 1 through Sunday, March 3, 2019, at Camp For All.

Read about Camp and download your application HERE!

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UPCOMING FUNDRAISING EVENTS!

GALA EVENING Southern Garden Soiree: Thursday, January 24, 2019

TEE-OFF FOR TOURETTE Golf event: Monday, February 25, 2019

TARGETS FOR TOURETTE Clay Shoot Dinner/Dance: Friday, March 29, 2019

VISIT THE EVENT PAGE FOR EACH ITEM TO LEARN MORE!

SUPPORT GROUP HOLIDAY PARTIES

See below for Holiday Party info. For more details, check each particular Support Group Page.

Austin: Tuesday, December 4

Fort Worth: Saturday, December 1

Katy/Sugar Land: Wednesday, December 12

San Antonio: Tuesday, December 4

The Woodlands/North Houston: Thursday, December 13

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CAMP DU BALLON ROUGE 2019

In case you missed it…. Our 17th annual Camp du Ballon Rouge children’s weekend will be held Friday, March 1 thru Sunday, March 3, 2019. Applications will be available on-line in mid January.

Learn more about Camp dBR on our Camp Page!

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Back To School Educational Presentations

Visit our Support Group pages to stay up-to-date about upcoming educational presentations by Sheryl Kadmon, Tourette Texas Executive Director.  Always FREE and open to parents, teachers, and more.  CHildren meet seaprately for social activities.  

Currently scheduled: 

Katy Area: Wednesday, 8/8

Woodlands/North Houston: Thursday, 8/9

San Antonio: Monday, 8/13

Austin: Tuesday, October 2

Dallas:  Saturday, October 6 

Fort Worth: Saturday, October 6

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HOUSTON ASTROS TICKETS!

It's Tourette Syndrome Awareness Month. In honor, Takeaway Tourette's will raffle 2 Astros vs Red Sox tickets on May 31st with 100% of the proceeds going to Tourette Association - Texas Chapter!

Make your donation via https://secure.squarespace.com/commerce/donate?donatePageId=558b3304e4b006e0651ec62e

$25 donation = 5 chance
$50 donation = 10 chances
$75 donation = 25 chances

Mention ASTROS in the comment section!

Go Houston Astros Baseball Club!

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Youth Ambassador Training in San Antonio

TAA (National Tourette Association of America) has some exciting news to share about the Youth Ambassador Program. Like last year, TAA will be hosting a second Youth Ambassador Training from July 13-14, 2018 at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio in San Antonio, Texas. The CDC has again agreed to fund this second YA Training. We are also encouraging all teens that are qualified, to apply.

Applications are currently being accepted, please visit www.tourette.org/youth-ambassador.  The application deadline is June 1.

Training Requirements

•        Youth must be between the ages of 12 and 17.

•         A parent/ guardian must attend the training with the Youth Ambassador.

Costs

The CDC will cover the costs of the San Antonio YA training. The following are covered

•         Hotel accommodations for the night of Friday, July 13 for the YA team (additional nights at the team’s personal expense).

•         Transportation (e.g. airfare, train ticket, mileage reimbursement) up to $700 total per YA team (teen and parent/guardian).

•         Transportation to the Meet & Greet at The Cherrity Bar.

•         Training-sponsored meals for YA team.

•         Training program materials.

At attendee’s own expense (Costs NOT covered by the Tourette Association):

•         Hotel charges for any nights that are part of an extended stay.

Please feel free to reach out if you have any questions.

Natalie Joseph-Pauline

CDC Project Manager

natalie.pauline@tourette.org

718.224.2999, ext 227

www.tourette.org