Asperger Works Honoring Valley Residents at This Weekend’s Dinner of Hope

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Asperger Works honors Merrimack Valley advocates at this weekend's Dinner of Hope. (File photograph)

Lawrence-based Asperger Works is honoring Merrimack Valley residents for their commitment to autism awareness at this weekend’s annual Dinner of Hope at Maria’s in Haverhill.

WHAV’s President and General Manager Tim Coco emcees the dinner and awards ceremony on Saturday, April 21 from 7-11 p.m. Registration and cocktail hour takes place starting at 6 p.m. in the banquet room at 85 Essex St.

Rep. Andy Vargas is scheduled to deliver this year’s keynote speech as Asperger Works honors Olivia Richard (Bryan Noble Award), Lisbeth Noyes (Asperger Works Award) and The Point After Club of Lawrence (Community Service Award).

Tickets are $55 per person and on sale through Friday, April 20 through Eventbrite.com by searching “Dinner of Hope.”