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Damianos Realty Group Shines Blue Lights On Richard Smith Statue For Autism Awareness

The company shows support for Autism Speaks’ annual Light It Up Blue campaign

SMITHTOWN, N.Y.- Damianos Realty Group, in partnership with Autism Speaks, helps raise awareness
by shining blue lights on Richard Smith statue, located in front of 180 East Main St., during the second
week in April.
 
Light It Up Blue is a global initiative that takes place in April to celebrate Autism Awareness Month.
Thousands of iconic landmarks, businesses, communities, and individuals from around the world join
Autism Speaks each year to raise awareness about autism spectrum disorders.
This year, Smithtown joined cities from across the globe by shining blue lights on major landmarks such
as Whisper the Bull, Town Hall, the Smithtown Parks and Highway Department Grounds.

“More and more people are affected by Autism every year.  We are promoting Autism Awareness in a
very visual way to show that we not only support the families of our community who are affected by
Autism, but families around the world as well,” says Alexandra Damianos.

About Autism Speaks

Autism Speaks is the nation’s largest autism science and advocacy organization. The organization is
dedicated to funding research into the causes, prevention, treatments and a cure for autism; increasing
awareness of autism spectrum disorders; and advocating for the needs of individuals with autism and
their families. Each year Walk Now for Autism Speaks events are held in more than 80 cities across North
America.

About Damianos Realty Group

Founded in 1968, Damianos Realty Group LLC a family owned and operated commercial real estate
company specializing in office, retail, industrial and land development with 21 properties throughout
Nassau and Suffolk Counties, Long Island, New York.  Headquartered in Smithtown, Damianos Realty
Group LLC has become one of the largest Developers/Owners of Commercial Real Estate in the Long
Island region.

Damianos Realty Group LLC has developed, managed, and owned over 1,000,000 sq. ft. of all types of
commercial space, including Nursing & Adult homes, Garden Apartments, Office Buildings, Shopping
Centers, Industrial Buildings, Medical complexes, and Warehouses.  Damianos Realty Group LLC has
created successful development projects in Babylon, Centereach, Center Moriches, Smithtown, St.
James, Lake Grove, Setauket, Patchogue, Port Jefferson Station, Stony Brook, Smithtown, Islandia and
Westbury.