Monte Carlo Casino Night 15th Annual GALA

Benefits Victory Center for Autism and Related Disabilities

Teachers of The Victory Center

Saturday, March 7th at 7:00 pm
The Diplomat Resort and Spa
3555 South Ocean Drive
Hollywood, FL 33019

Win big at the Victory Center’s “Monte Carlo Casino Night” and support children and families affected with autism in South Florida

Roll the dice and win BIG for The Victory Center for Autism and Related Disabilities! Enjoy a great night of Monte Carlo-style excitement and help out a good cause at the same time. The annual

The Victory Center Board Members
gala will benefit The Victory Center for Autism and Related Disabilities, a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization that works to provide education and services to children and families with autism and similar disorders in a secure and stimulating learning environment in South Florida.


Dr. Peter Gerhardt
Liz Loughrey and Adrian X







Marking its 15th year, Victory Center will honor Dr. Peter Gerhardt for over 30 years of leadership in support of adolescents and adults with autism spectrum disorder in educational, employment, and residential and community-based settings. He has authored or co-written many articles and book chapters on the needs of adolescents and adults with autism spectrum disorder and has presented nationally and internationally on this topic.

Live entertainment will be provided by Liz Loughrey and Adrian “X” Eccleston. Liz is a singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from Toronto, Canada, and Adrian X is a writer, producer, seasoned live guitarist and studio musician whose collaborations make him one of the most sought after musicians by artists, such as Grammy winners Drake and Kylie Minogue.

Sponsorship opportunities and tickets are available. Sponsorships ranging from $500 to $10,000 are open, and individual tickets are $195 per person and can be obtained by contacting Jaime Aybar, Director of Administration for The Victory Center at 305-466-1142, Ext. 212 or

Hundreds of guests are expected to attend.

Supporters include prominent members of the banking, real estate, building and legal communities. The event draws from the diverse South Florida community, from South Dade to West Palm Beach.

To learn more, visit or call Jaime Aybar at 305-466-1142, Ext. 212.

About The Victory Center for Autism and Related Disabilities

The mission of The Victory Center, a Florida non-sectarian, non–for-profit Corporation, is to provide children with Autism and similar disorders comprehensive individualized therapy. The students of The Victory Center receive Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) therapy within a classroom setting based on the principals pioneered by B.F. Skinner within a 1:1, 2:1 and 3:1 teacher/student ratio. The money raised at the “Victory Monte Carlo Casino Night” will help fund The Victory Center’s educational programs and services such as:

  • The Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention (EIBI) Program
  • The Intensive Behavioral Intervention Program
  • The Victory Pre-Academy Program
  • The Victory Academy Program
  • The Victory Vocational Program

Judi Nelson, Co-Founder, states, “One-to one and two-to-one Applied Behavioral Analysis intervention within a classroom setting is what sets The Victory Center apart from any other autism program in South Florida and is the key to success for our students, who face serious challenges. The Victory Center combines the intensive, individualized instruction children with autism need with the facilitated social interaction they often lack. We focus on the whole child, not just academics but life skills and social behavior as well. This is why our programs and services are so unique within the community.”

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