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June 4, 2017 Zipping for Autism


Annual Fundraising Event at The Adventure Center of Asheville Adventure Center of Asheville event benefits local individuals within the autism spectrum and their families. What:  6th Annual Zipping for Autism Event Team up for the exhilarating experience of Ziplining in Asheville to support the Autism Society of North Carolina. Zipping for Autism, the first event of its kind in the country, has raised over $170,000 since it started.Organizers anticipate an even more successful year. Teams of 10 people, who have raised a minimum of $800, will zipline on the urban canopy tour at the Adventure Center of Asheville. Teams raising $1,100 or more will also climb, walk, jump, swing and rappel over 30 towering trees in the wooded Asheville Treetops Adventure Park! The event goal is to raise more than $50,000 by June 4, 2017. Every dollar raised will be donated to the Autism Society of North Carolina to be used in Western North Carolina to offer respite, increase advocacy, and assist families who cannot afford evaluative and diagnostic services. Zipping for Autism will also host restaurant nights with proceeds from sales to benefit the event. When: Teams should register at www.zippingforautism.com. Or join us at area restaurants for Zipping for Autism Spirit Nights.
  • April 18: Ianucci’s Pizzera & Italian Restaurant
  • May 18: Juicy Lucy Burger Bar & Grill
  • May 31: Native Kitchen and Social Pub
Teams will zipline on June 4 at scheduled times throughout the day.
Why: Jeff and Sheena Greiner, two of the owners of the Adventure Center of Asheville, wanted to give back to the organization that has served their son over the years. All proceeds raised by individuals and teams will go to the Autism Society of North Carolina (ASNC) to offer respite, increase advocacy and diagnostic services, and to assist families in our region. Where:   The Adventure Center of Asheville, 85 Expo Drive, Asheville, NC 28806 How:
To form a team, register online at www.zippingforautism.com . Register a team of up to 10 people, raise at least $800 in donations prior to June 4th and your team will be scheduled for a two-hour ziplining tour at our event. Teams that raise $1,100 or more will enjoy both the ziplining and a two-hour adventure at Asheville Treetops Adventure Park. Teams can be comprised of adults and youth, but all Zippers must be age 10 and over and weigh between 70-250 lbs. All Adventure Park participants must be over age 4 and under 265 lbs. If you cannot participate that day, you can also donate or sponsor a team on the website.
For more information: www.zippingforautism.com Contact: Jeff Greiner, Adventure Center of Asheville, Event Coordinator 828-713-3475, wjgreiner@aol.com    

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Keith Bayer
Keith Bayer
November 27, 2022.
Absolutely Awesome!!
Len Gabel
Len Gabel
November 13, 2022.
This is a great place if you have never zip lined. The guys made it safe and comfortable and lots of fun. Beware the corny jokes.
Terri Frenia
Terri Frenia
November 4, 2022.
Very nice people, fun time :)
Ceiara Cartony
Ceiara Cartony
October 30, 2022.
Our favorite time of year, 5th yr experiencing The Haunted Trail -- never to disappoint! Thanks for another awesome year!
Adam Graham
Adam Graham
October 25, 2022.
So much fun. Definitely worth a visit. The Zipline guides are hilarious and fun.
Alexis A.
Alexis A.
October 25, 2022.
My son and I went ziplining, we did the short course. Though we were both terrified - it was extremely exhilarating! Brandon and Briggs were awesome instructors, and were also patient with me with each line as I was not able to get the courage to lift my feet to go 😳(I was too scared). Highly recommend visiting!
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