CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Inclusion Project and Co-founders Clay Aiken and Diane Bubel are proud to announce the 10th Anniversary Champions Gala celebrating the Power of Inclusion on October 12.

The Gala honors organizations and individuals for their outstanding commitment to inclusion in their families, communities and society. The 2013 honorees will include Habitat International, Inc and Conner and Cayden Long of Team Long Brothers.

“We are very excited to celebrate our 10th anniversary with these Champions of Inclusion. We hope they will inspire everyone to join us in making inclusion the expectation, NOT the exception,” says Jerry Aiken, Executive Director.

Along with a performance by entertainer Clay Aiken, the attendees will have the opportunity to participate in a live auction and learn how the Power of Inclusion can help kids with and without disabilities experience lifelong benefits. The funds raised from the event will be used to open doors for all kids to be included together and experience all that life has to offer. No child should be left on the sidelines!

The 10th Anniversary Champions Gala will be held at McGlohon Theater at Spirit Square at 345 North College Street in Charlotte, N.C. on Saturday, October 12, 2013. A VIP reception will be held for Gold and Platinum ticket holders on October 11 at the Charlotte Marriott City Center with a special performance by Clay Aiken.

Tickets go on sale starting June 12. Visit the event website at for more information.

About the National Inclusion Project:
The National Inclusion Project serves to bridge the gap that exists between young people with disabilities and the world around them. They partner with communities and programs to teach others how to be inclusive so that kids with and without disabilities can experience lifelong benefits. By driving the movement for social inclusion in after school programs, summer camps, and in the classroom, children of all abilities learn, play and serve together. To date, the Project has partnered with over 200 programs nationally and has impacted over 50,000 children.

For more information on the National Inclusion Project and to help ensure no child sits on the sidelines visit the website at .

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