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The annual PAIU conference fundraiser will benefit Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools. There are several opportunities to participate - from song requests and earning your karaoke spot to vying for themed gift baskets. See details below and at the conference!

Wednesday, May 29th, 7 - 10 PM - "Welcome Back" Reception

70's Rock 'n' Roll Reception & Karaoke

DJ Special K will spin your favorite 70's tunes throughout the night.
Song requests will be chosen by raffle:

1 song request for $5
3 song requests for $10

9 -10 p.m.  - KARAOKE! For those eager rockstars out there, karaoke spots will be chosen by raffle, so more entries = more chances to make your rockstar dreams come true!

$10 per entry

Tickets will be drawn as time permits. All proceeds from raffle ticket donations benefit Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools.

The Procedural Safeguards are dusting off their briefcases and hitting the road for “The Unfunded Mandates Tour.” Get ready for an evening of red tape rock 'n' roll that'll leave you humming regulations and moshing to consent forms. Buckle up, buttercup, it's gonna be a doozy!

And speaking of prizes, we've got some stellar awards up for grabs:

  • Best Disco Diva/Dude: Show us your best 70’s flair and moves!
  • Funkiest Fashionista: Strut your stuff in the most authentic or outrageously retro 70's attire.
  • Karaoke King/Queen: Belt out your favorite 70’s hits for a chance to reign supreme.
  • Disco Fever Award: Who will keep the dance floor sizzling all night long?
  • Bell Bottoms: Who's rocking those authentic bell bottoms like they were made for the stage?

Let's introduce the musical maestros behind The Procedural Safeguards:

  • Dr. Mark Hoffman on Bass Guitar
  • Brandon Langer shredding on Lead Guitar & Backup Vocals
  • John Gordon laying down the rhythm on Acoustic Guitar
  • Matthew Stem bringing the soul with Horns & Keyboard
  • Dr. Demetrius Roberts keeping the beat on Drums
  • And the incomparable Dr. Robert Scherrer taking center stage as Lead Vocals

Get ready to party like it's 1979! See you there!

Thank you to our "Welcome Back" Reception Sponsors:


GHR Education

Informed K12


Supplemental Health Care


Thursday, May 30, 6:30 - 8:30 PM - Brews, Bubbles, Baskets & Bon-Bons!

Thank you to our Diamond Sponsor for hosting this event!

After your Wednesday night groove, enjoy a more tranquil vibe and join your colleagues for a relaxing after-dinner gathering. A variety of baskets, generously donated by your IUs, will be raffled off during this event, as well as during the pre-dinner reception at 5pm in the Exhibit Hall - don't miss your chance to win!

Basket raffle tickets will be available on-site.

1 ticket for $5
3 tickets for $10
10 tickets for $20

All proceeds from raffle ticket donations benefit Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools.

Special Thanks to our 2024 Conference DIAMOND Sponsor:

Thank you to the following 2024 Conference GOLD Sponsors:

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