Monday 28 May, 2018

Watch: Prestige Holdings 'lights up blue' for Autism Awareness

The Prestige Holdings team invited the public at Price Plaza to 'Light It Up Blue' in commemoration of Autism Awareness Month last Saturday. 

The storefronts of the brands under Prestige Holdings--Fridays', Pizza Hut, KFC, Starbucks, and Subway--were all lit in blue, the official colour for Autism awareness.

With 'I am more than Autism' as this year's theme, Prestige Holdings has been a longtime supporter of Right Start for Autism Early Intervention Programme, an educational programme designed to meet the needs of learners with Autism.

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Just recently, they opened the Prestige Holdings Sensory Gym, specially outfitted with play structures to improve the sensory functions of children with autism. 

While Price Plaza was the first location to light up for Autism, other Prestige Holdings locations across the country will follow including, Friday's (Gulf City and Port-of-Spain); KFC (Endeavour, Gulf View, Maraval, South Park, Valsayn and Westmoorings); Pizza Hut ( Gulf View, Price Plaza, Roxy, South Park and Valsayn);  Starbucks (Endeavour, Sun Plaza, Munroe Road, Maraval, Movie Towne and South Park) and Subway ( Movie Towne, Price Plaza, Sun Plaza, Munroe Road, South Park and Valsayn). 

Chutney singer Ravi B was there to do the plugin to officially light the buildings up in blue. Past celebs who have shown their support for Autism by doing the official plugin includes Michelle Xavier, Shurwayne Winchester, Bunji and Fay Ann Lyons.