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May 9, 2015 - LCCA at National Train Day for Autism in Kennesaw, GA

The Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History in cooperation with the Lionel Collectors Club of America will host National Train Day for Autism on Saturday, May 9, 2015. This will be a day of enjoying model trains as well as bringing awareness to those who are living with or have been affected by autism.

The Museum located in Kennesaw GA will have various types of model train layouts, including a Thomas the Train layout and Little Lionel set, for children of different ages and needs to experience. These train sets are made possible by the Lionel Collectors Club of America (LCCA), a national, not-for-profit, volunteer organization. Other features include a sensory friendly room with puzzles and activities and special showings of the Museum’s Great Locomotive Chase movie. Several fun and educational crafts will also be available for children to enjoy. Staff and volunteers from Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, will be present to assist during the event and offer information and local resources for families.

Reservations for tickets and further information will be available beginning on Friday, March 9th on the museum website, Reservations are recommended.

The LCCA invites you, your family and friends to attend and participate in this worthwhile event. Please make your plans to enjoy a day of fun with Lionel Trains at a great historical museum with your friends from the LCCA. Please spread the word and bring your family and friends. Please register today.

Best regards,

Al Kolis
President Elect & Special Events Manager
Lionel Collectors Club of America
248 709-4137