Tae Kwon Do Tournament Raises $1,500 for Autism Center

Photo of Danny Ray Ivie II presenting a $1,500 check to Connie Hebert.

Danny  Ray Ivie II, right, presents a $1,500 check from the Peak Performance Studio Tae Kwon Do Tournament to Connie Hebert, left, director of the Southeast Missouri State University Autism Center for Diagnosis and Treatment. 

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Sept. 3, 2010 — A Tae Kwon Do Tournament held Aug. 28 at the Peak Performance Taekwondo Studio raised $1,500 to benefit the Southeast Missouri State University Autism Center for Diagnosis and Treatment.

Connie Hebert, director of the Southeast Missouri State University Autism Center for Diagnosis and Treatment, said the Peak Performance Studio held the benefit tournament to support some of their students living with Autism.

The Southeast Missouri State University Autism Center for Diagnosis and Treatment began operating in its new facility at 611 N. Fountain Street Jan. 4. A grand opening celebration was held in July.