21st Annual Buddy Walk Celebrates Down Syndrome Awareness

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The Annual Buddy Walk is a one-mile Down syndrome awareness event that will be held on Sunday, October 2, 2016 at Hanna Park in Utica, with registration at 10:00am and the walk beginning at 11:00am.  The Buddy Walk promotes the acceptance and inclusion of all people with Down syndrome, providing an opportunity to understand, appreciate and see these individuals for who they are…Able, Unique, Gifted and Diverse.  The one-mile walk begins and ends at Hanna Park in Utica and will include activities, entertainment and refreshments. Down syndrome literature will be available and merchandise will be for sale.  Donations and pledges are accepted but are not required to walk.  For more information, call 724-6907 ext. 2279, log onto upstatecp.org under “Events” or visit facebook.com/upstatecp. The Buddy Walk is presented by the Mohawk Valley Down Syndrome Support and Awareness Group and Upstate Cerebral Palsy. 

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