Chiropractor Sponsoring Ante up for Autism Event

By Daria Belov

This Friday, October 3rd, chiropractor Michael Dorausch, founder of, is one of several sponsors providing funding for the 2008 Ante up for Autism event in Dana Point California. The event features celebrity hosts Jenny McCarthy, seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong, and many celebrity guests.

Jenny McCarthy and Lance Armstrong Ante up for AutismThe casino style event (which includes a poker tournament) takes place at the St. Regis Hotel in Dana Point, CA on Friday night.

This is the second annual Ante up for Autism event and it has been organized by Talk About Curing Autism (TACA). TACA provides information, resources, and support to families affected by autism. For families who have just received the autism diagnosis, TACA aims to speed up the cycle time from the autism diagnosis to effective treatments.

During the past 10+ years, Dr. Dorausch has authored dozens of news articles on topics related to Autism and Vaccination, controversial topics that often involve great criticism. Jenny McCarthy was first featured in a article in September of 2007, when she was appearing on the Oprah Winfrey show discussing similar topics.

For those attending the event there is an Ante up Poker tournament as well as general admission casino style night taking place. The night also features a silent auction and live auction with items being donated by Andre Agassi, Dean Koontz, Jimmy Carter, and many others.

Besides masters of ceremonies Jenny McCarthy and Lance Armstrong, celebrity guests expected to be attending this event include San Clemente professional skateboarder Ryan Scheckler, pro skateboard veteran Tony Hawk, former NFL quarterback Jim Everett (1989 Rams Most Valuable Player Award), American track and field athlete Lolo Jones, professional mountain bike racer Brian Lopes, and others.

Also attending Ante up for Autism will be professional poker players Michelle Lau (Co-founder and CEO of FIDPA – Federation Internationale de Poker Association), Kenna James (World Poker Tour Canada TV Host), Kristi Blakey, Amir Vahedi, Marcel Luske, and Pamela Brunson. Other well-known poker players are expected to attend.

Planet Chiropractic would like to thank all those supporting and attending this important fund-raising event. We are pleased to be a sponsor and wish TACA all the best in their awareness raising efforts. @ 10:49 pm | Article ID: 1222753809