Saturday, September 29, 2007

PALS

I know you have read about Katrina's involvement with PALS and Camp PALS in the past.......this amazing group of young people have been a huge part of her teenage years......a defining facet of her life. It truly amazes me and humbles me at the spirit that these young people have and their determination to make the world a better place, especially for people with Down syndrome.

Mark your Calanders.....go to this link [Turning the World Upside Down] and download the registration and come to Princeton University on Saturday, November 17, 2007.

Emma Sage will be there.....so you better be too!!!!

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Princeton University’s Class of 2010 will be sponsoring the first-ever Princeton Down Syndrome Awareness Convention. The event will be held on Saturday, November 17, 2007 from about 10 AM-8 PM. The convention will host exhibitors, speakers and workshops throughout the afternoon for all of the parents. Meanwhile, over 100 Princeton University volunteers will pair up with all of the children and young adults with Down Syndrome. Together, they will spend the day at an Indoor Carnival held on campus complete with games, prizes, food and performances from many Princeton student groups.

This event is a great opportunity for parents to come and learn about the newest developments and issues going on in the Down Syndrome Community. This is a family event - siblings are encouraged to come to the carnival as well. Brunch and Dinner will be provided for all attendees. Finally, to end the event, we will (hopefully) be screening the Camp PALS Documentary.

Please go to www.camppals.com/convention and download a registration form ASAP. The registration deadline is October 17. Also, if you have any suggestions as far as speakers or exhibitors, please let me know!

8 comments:

Kat said...

grrrrrrr... I reallly wannna go!!!!!!

Michelle said...

Very Cool! Wish we could be there.

Michelle - Matthew's Mom

Dori (Aviva's mommy) said...

Would love to go especially being in the field of education...but it is a long way from Florida...hope you post all about it would love to learn more.

jennifergg said...

This sounds so terrific, I wish we could be there! (Just FYI, I tried to follow the link and it didn't work...)

Miranda said...

I'm going to try to make it, it sounds like a good time!!

Amy said...

WE MISSED YOU GUYS TODAY!! Hope everything is OK!

Christina said...

HOw cool! REALLY wish I could be there...

Tricia said...

Wow. This sounds amazing. Wish we could go!