Erland Construction is Presenting Sponsor of Annual NECC 5K Walk/Run for Autism on May 13

SOUTHBOROUGH, Mass. - BostonChron -- The New England Center for Children® (NECC®), a global leader in education and research for children with autism, has announced that Erland Construction, a construction management firm based in Massachusetts, will serve as the presenting sponsor of the 17th Annual NECC 5K Walk/Run for Autism. The event will take place on Saturday, May 13 at 10 a.m. at the Margaret A. Neary School in Southborough.

This professionally timed race is a signature fundraiser supporting NECC's mission to create a global network of educators, researchers, and programs so that those living with autism may live fuller lives. All proceeds benefit NECC's programs and services beyond what tuition covers.

"We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to live their life to the fullest, and NECC helps give that to every child who walks through its doors," said Bill Mack, director of business development at Erland.

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"We are thrilled to have Erland as the presenting sponsor of our biggest community event of the year," said Jared Bouzan, MEd, NECC's chief development officer. "The 5K is a way to celebrate with supporters in the town of Southborough and surrounding communities. It is a great day for our students and their families, as well as for staff and our supporters like Erland."

Erland Construction, Inc., founded in 1977, is a construction management firm that works primarily in Massachusetts, serving the Academic, Corporate, Commercial, Advanced Technology, Life Science, and Residential market sectors. Erland is committed to developing and empowering their people to deliver outstanding construction management services through a collaborative and rewarding experience that results in successful projects, long-term relationships, and real value.

The Annual NECC 5K Walk/Run for Autism will take place rain or shine. On-site registration begins at 8:30 a.m., with a start time of 10 a.m. Registration is $25 per person and includes a race T-shirt and timing number. Following the race, participants will enjoy a cookout lunch.

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Participation and donation information can be found at

About The New England Center for Children

The New England Center for Children® (NECC®) is an award-winning autism education center and research institute. Committed to creating a world where autism is not a barrier to happiness, growth, and independence, our community of teachers, researchers, and clinicians provide comprehensive services including day and residential programs, partner classrooms in public school systems, consulting services, and the ACE® ABA Software System ( The New England Center for Children is based in Southborough, MA, and operates a center in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Learn more at

Kim Ruscitti

Source: The New England Center for Children
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