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Down Syndrome Awareness Day

3.21.14


Celebrate with DSAMT

3.21 Celebration & Spaghetti Dinner - March 22, 2014

Join DSAMT for a family spaghetti dinner and celebration in honor of World Down Syndrome Day. You won't want to miss this super fun event at Saint Henry's Church Fellowship Hall on Saturday, March 22.  Everyone with Down syndrome will be recognized on stage (if they want)!


  •     Delicious family spaghetti dinner (gluten free available)
  •     Grandparent/Grandchild Dance
  •     Buddies of the Year Video Presentation
  •     Special Performances by individuals with Down syndrome
  •     Country music artist Stephanie Quayle will sing with Circle of Friends & all those with DS who want to be on stage
  •     Will McMillan, DSAMT's Self-Advocate of the Year, will give a speech
  •     Awarding of the DSAMT Volunteer of the Year award
  •     Silent Auction, cool door prizes & giveaways

Location: St. Henry's Church Fellowship Hall, 6401 Harding Pike Nashville, Tennessee 37205
Time:  5:30pm to 7:30pm - Performances begin at 6:00
 

Registration: This event is open to the community - but we anticipate selling out quickly, so don't wait to get your tickets.  Cost is only $5 for adults, $1 for children (age 5-17), and individuals with Down syndrome eat free! Tickets are on sale now, online at https://dsamt.ejoinme.org/MyPages/SpaghettiDinnerTickets/tabid/523394/Default.aspx.

DSAMT wants to give a very special thank you to St. Henry's Church for sponsoring this event and for providing valet parking for our families.  We really appreciate all you are doing to make it special for all our families and the community.

 

So much more than Down syndrome photo contest - March 1 - 21

 

Send us photos of your friend or family member with Down syndrome showing off that "something extra"!  Twenty-one plus 3 photos will be selected to appear on the DSAMT Facebook Page & will be displayed at our 3.21 Celebration & Spaghetti Dinner on March 22!  All selected will receive a special prize at the celebration.   Send photos to alecia@somethingextra.orgClick here to view photos!

 

3.21 Tshirt Sale - March 1 - 22

Back by popular demand, DSAMT will have our "So much more than Down syndrome" T-shirts for a donation to DSAMT of $12.  Shirts can be purchased in advance or at the Spaghetti Dinner while supplies last.  CLICK HERE to order!


 

321 eConference - March 21, 22, 23

321 eConference is a virtual conference that connects members of the Down syndrome community to celebrate World Down Syndrome Day.

Everyone is invited to join the eConference.  There will be 7 sessions broadcasted online through GoToTraining on these days - on topics ranging from friendships, the NIH registry, transition, applied behavior analysis, special needs planning, advocacy, school, reading & many more. Click here for a complete listing.
 
Registration for one day is $21.00 and for all three days $63.00.  Click here for more information & to register.

 

And that's not all!  Click here for more!

 

 Here are just a few 3.21 Photos:

  

 


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