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Mary Pat Christie and Commissioner Mary O’Dowd Announce Autism Grant recipients at Montclair State University.

photoAlt First Lady Mary Pat Christie and Health and Senior Services Commissioner Mary E. O'Dowd announced $3.7 million in grants to create a New Jersey Autism Center of Excellence and a separate research site. Mrs. Christie and Commissioner O'Dowd toured the Ben Samuels Children's Center at Montclair State University. At the end of the tour, a group of pre-school children surprised the First Lady and Commissioner with a special song presentation and flowers.