Buddy Walk & Family Fun Festival, 10/5 in Forsyth Park, Savannah

Savannah Down Syndrome Support Lowcountry Down Syndrome Socity2013 Buddy Walk & Family Fun Festival
When: 10 AM Oct. 5 2013
Where: Forsyth Park
Paula and Jamie Deen will be Grand Marshals
The eighth annual fundraiser benefits the Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society (LDSS). Registration is $12 per person or $40 for a family of four. For more information, contact John or Candy Bogardus at 912-728-8505.

The walk begins at 10 AM. The Family Fun Festival, which starts immediately following the walk, will feature a variety of activities such as face painting, pumpkin painting, the BOO Boutique, bouncy houses, games, music and refreshments and last until 2 PM.
Registration forms for the walk are available online at www.ldssga.org  or sign-up starting at 8:30 AM day of the event. Online registration ends Sunday, September 29th. To learn more, visit www.ldssga.org

The annual walk helps to fund programs such as Camp Buddy Summer Camps and many other services right here in the Lowcountry and Coastal Empire. The walk is held every year at Forsyth Park in Savannah, to promote acceptance and inclusion of people with Down syndrome and to positively influence local and national policy and practice.

The Buddy Walk welcomes participants of all ages and abilities. Bring your carriage, strollers, wheelchairs, little red wagons and pets.

About the Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society: The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society (LDSS) is a support group to benefit people with Down Syndrome and their families through local leadership in support, outreach, education and advocacy. Meetings are held every 4th Tuesday of the month, typically with a guest speaker and social time for families to meet and interact with one another. People are encouraged to bring their children. The group is an affiliate of the National Down Syndrome Society. www.ldssga.org

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