Anova to host a special ribbon cutting celebration at ACE Sonoma's new campus for children living with autism.

"ACE is a Magical Place" - Anova celebrates magic of helping kids in need with a magical day of fun for the whole family.

Aug 06, 2015, 07:00 ET from Anova

SANTA ROSA, Calif., Aug. 6, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Anova and Honorary Event Chairs Congressman Jared Huffman and Senator Mike McGuire invite the community to a Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to celebrate ACE Sonoma's new school campus for children living with autism.  Anova recently announced the relocation of their Santa Rosa school to Wells Fargo Center for the Arts, providing a much needed larger space to help serve the growing number of children requiring specialized services.

Anova is combining the magic of helping kids in need with a magical day of fun for the whole family at "ACE is a Magical Place," on Saturday, August 22, 2015 from 1:00pm4:00pm at the East Lawn on the Southeast side of Wells Fargo Center for the Arts at 50 Mark West Springs Road in Santa Rosa, CA. This fun, free event will have activities for all ages including magic acts, magic lessons, live music by Blue Rock Country Club, food by The BBQ Spot, juggling, face painting, balloon twisting, a beer and wine garden, inflatable slide, photo booth, robotics, kids' play area, and much more. The fun is free, but kindly RSVP so there is plenty of food and drinks for all at:

Anova co-founder Mary Beth Ludwig said, "As a mother of a child with a disability, I am honored and proud of our Sonoma County community, Wells Fargo Center for the Arts, and Anova for coming together to provide this amazing opportunity for our children. The combination of two world-class community resources, Anova and the Luther Burbank Foundation, is one that will establish Sonoma County as a leader in education and the innovative use of performing arts in the field of special education."

This event is made possible due to the generous support of the community. Anova would like to thank "ACE is a Magical Place" sponsors: Vantreo Insurance Brokerage, Redwood Credit Union, Silveira Buick GMC, Wells Fargo Center for the Arts, The BBQ Spot, Windsor Vineyards/Deborah Rust- Senior Wine Consultant, Molsberry Markets, A Flying Camera, Blue Rock Country Club, The Tradewinds, World-Centric, Amy's Kitchen, McLea's Tire and Automotive, Keegan and Coppin, and National Autism Resources. Sponsorship and volunteer opportunities are available. Please call 707-527-7032 for more information.

About Anova
Anova is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded by Andrew Bailey and Mary Beth Ludwig, who recognized the necessity for a local community resource to serve the growing population of students with autism spectrum disorders. They founded Anova in Santa Rosa in 2000, and currently operate two additional school campuses in San Rafael and Concord, CA. They also provide behavioral and therapy services throughout 15 counties in California. Anova incorporates a proprietary "Anova Method of Education," where students can reach their full potential while gaining a quality education and personalized treatment plan. For more information, please visit

CONTACT: Jackie Hadley, 1-707-527-7032 x1010,