Wednesday, August 25, 2010
The Link2U (July, 2010, Volume 12, Number1) October is National Down Syndrome Awareness Month and Buddy Walks are held across the nation to celebrate individuals with Down Syndrome.
This year Family Connection will host a Buddy Walk in Anderson, Columbia and Spartanburg. Family Connection hosts these events in celebration of individuals with Down syndrome, to promote awareness and understanding, and to raise funds to support local parent-to-parent programs and research through the National Down Syndrome Society. The Down Syndrome Family Alliance of Greenville will also host a Buddy Walk in Greenville.
Anderson Area Buddy Walk – Sunday, October 3rd at the Anderson University Athletic Campus. Registration begins at 1pm. Contact Sherry Fields at SherryFields@FamilyConnectionSC.org or 864-231-8100.
Columbia Area Buddy Walk – Sunday, October 17th at Saluda Shoals Park. Registration begins at 1pm. Contact Vanessa Clark at VanessaClark@FamilyConnectionSC.org or 803-252-0914.
Spartanburg Area Buddy Walk – Saturday, October 23rd at the School for the Deaf and Blind track. Registration begins at 2pm. Contact Lisa Anderson at LisaAnderson@FamilyConnectionSC.org or 864-585-5462.
Greenville Down Syndrome Buddy Walk – Saturday, October 10th at 2pm at Furman University. Presented by the Down Syndrome Family Alliance of Greenville – www.DSFAGreenville.org.
Come on out and show your support for our ‘Special Buddies’ with Down syndrome.