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January 2019

Charlotte Checkers Family Outing

January 20 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bojangles Coliseum, 2700 East Independence Boulevard
Charlotte, 28205 United States
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$16.00

Join us for an afternoon of hockey with our very own Charlotte Checkers.
The puck drops at 1pm against the Toronto Marlies.

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March 2019

Charlotte Hornets – NonProfit of the Night Event

March 19 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Spectrum Center, 333 E Trade Street
Charlotte, North Carolina 28202
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Come show your DSA of Greater Charlotte spirit with the whole family at the Charlotte Hornets Hive as we are featured as the "Nonprofit of the Night" on Tuesday, March 19th, 2019 at 7pm when our Charlotte Hornets take on the Philadelphia 76ers! Spread the word! The more tickets we sell the greater the benefit to DSA of Greater Charlotte! Date: Tuesday, March 21st, 2019 Time: 7pm Location: Spectrum Center,  333 E Trade St, Charlotte, NC 28202   Stay tuned for…

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“Crazy Sock Hop” : World Down Syndrome Day Celebration

March 21 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Davidson Day School, 750 Jetton Street
Davidson, North Carolina
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Free

Along with Invites You to Celebrate World Down Syndrome Day! "Crazy Sock Hop" World Down Syndrome Day Celebration is a family-friendly festival open to the community provided by a partnership between Davidson Day School, KennedyStrong Foundation, Gigi's Playhouse Charlotte and the Down Syndrome Association of Greater Charlotte. Date: Thursday, March 21st, 2019 Time: 5:30pm - 7:30pm Location: Davidson Day School, 750 Jetton Street, Davidson, NC Stay tuned for more information coming soon!

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3-2-1 Dash for Down Syndrome 5K

March 23 @ 7:00 am - 10:00 am
Elevation Church – Blakeney, 8835 Blakeney Professional Drive
Charlotte, NC 28277 United States
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5K & World Down Syndrome Day The 3-2-1 DASH for Down Syndrome is a 5K fundraiser; run an extra .11 mile to the 2nd finish line for a 3.21 finish! Event proceeds benefit Education Programs for individuals with Down syndrome (Ds). Educational programs in the greater Charlotte area are helping to support educators and enable students with Ds to live up to their full potential. Date: Saturday, March 23, 2019 Location: TBD Course: 5k/3.1 miles; run an extra .11 miles…

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Learning for Life Series: Discovering the Path to Employment – Session 1 – Introduction to Guided Group Discovery

March 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Exceptional Foundation of Charlotte, First Methodist Church, 501 North Tryon Street
Charlotte, North 28202
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$25.00

Our first six-session series, Discovering the Path to Employment, begins on March 26th, 2019 and runs every two weeks through June 4th, 2019 and is open to adults, ages 18+. Session 1: Introduction to Guided Group Discovery Session 2: Interests & Contributions Session 3: Conditions, Accommodations & Disclosures Session 4: The Art & Science of Networking Session 5: Putting It Together - Taking Action Session 6: Conclusion - Next Steps in the Community This six-session series would be most beneficial for…

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April 2019

LEARNING FOR LIFE SERIES: DISCOVERING THE PATH TO EMPLOYMENT – SESSION 2 – Interests & Contributions

April 9 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Exceptional Foundation of Charlotte, First Methodist Church, 501 North Tryon Street
Charlotte, North 28202
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$25.00

The DSA of Greater Charlotte will offer bi-monthly classroom- and community-based instruction for adults, ages 18+, focusing on vocational and life skills. Our first six-session series, Discovering the Path to Employment, begins on March 26th, 2019 and runs every two weeks through June 4th, 2019 and is open to adults, ages 18+. This series of bimonthly sessions would be most beneficial for job seekers, ages 18+, who are committed to multiple sessions, interested in becoming an active participant in their job…

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LEARNING FOR LIFE SERIES: DISCOVERING THE PATH TO EMPLOYMENT – SESSION 3 – Conditions, Accommodations & Disclosures

April 23 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Exceptional Foundation of Charlotte, First Methodist Church, 501 North Tryon Street
Charlotte, North 28202
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$25.00

The DSA of Greater Charlotte will offer bi-monthly classroom- and community-based instruction for adults, ages 18+, focusing on vocational and life skills. Our first six-session series, Discovering the Path to Employment, begins on March 26th, 2019 and runs every two weeks through June 4th, 2019 and is open to adults, ages 18+. This series of bimonthly sessions would be most beneficial for job seekers, ages 18+, who are committed to multiple sessions, interested in becoming an active participant in their job…

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May 2019

LEARNING FOR LIFE SERIES: DISCOVERING THE PATH TO EMPLOYMENT – SESSION 4 – The Art & Science of Networking

May 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Exceptional Foundation of Charlotte, First Methodist Church, 501 North Tryon Street
Charlotte, North 28202
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$25.00

The DSA of Greater Charlotte will offer bi-monthly classroom- and community-based instruction for adults, ages 18+, focusing on vocational and life skills. Our first six-session series, Discovering the Path to Employment, begins on March 26th, 2019 and runs every two weeks through June 4th, 2019 and is open to adults, ages 18+. This series of bimonthly sessions would be most beneficial for job seekers, ages 18+, who are committed to multiple sessions, interested in becoming an active participant in their job…

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2019 DSA of Greater Charlotte Golf Tournament

May 10
The Divide Golf Club, 6803 Stevens Mill Road
Matthews, NC 28104 United States
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In July of 2004, Nicholas G. Kwiatkowski gained his angel wings. In celebration of his life, and the lives of all children with Down syndrome who have gone before us, the net proceeds from this golf tournament will go to the DSA of Greater Charlotte Summer Camps and other programs.

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Independent Living Retreat for Adults with Ds

May 17 @ 5:00 pm - May 19 @ 5:00 pm
Camp Thunderbird, 1 Thunderbird Lane
Lake Wylie, SC 29710 United States
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All adults with Down syndrome, ages 18+, are welcome to join us at Camp Thunderbird for our first Independent Living Retreat. In addition to canoeing, hiking, fishing, campfire and s'mores, we will focus on increasing self-confidence and independence through individual, small group and large group activities.  Stayed for more details to come...

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LEARNING FOR LIFE SERIES: DISCOVERING THE PATH TO EMPLOYMENT – SESSION 5 – Putting it All Together: Taking Action

May 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Exceptional Foundation of Charlotte, First Methodist Church, 501 North Tryon Street
Charlotte, North 28202
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$25.00

The DSA of Greater Charlotte will offer bi-monthly classroom- and community-based instruction for adults, ages 18+, focusing on vocational and life skills. Our first six-session series, Discovering the Path to Employment, begins on March 26th, 2019 and runs every two weeks through June 4th, 2019 and is open to adults, ages 18+. This series of bimonthly sessions would be most beneficial for job seekers, ages 18+, who are committed to multiple sessions, interested in becoming an active participant in their job…

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June 2019

LEARNING FOR LIFE SERIES: DISCOVERING THE PATH TO EMPLOYMENT – SESSION 6 – Conclusion: Next Steps in the Community

June 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Exceptional Foundation of Charlotte, First Methodist Church, 501 North Tryon Street
Charlotte, North 28202
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$25.00

The DSA of Greater Charlotte will offer bi-monthly classroom- and community-based instruction for adults, ages 18+, focusing on vocational and life skills. Our first six-session series, Discovering the Path to Employment, begins on March 26th, 2019 and runs every two weeks through June 4th, 2019 and is open to adults, ages 18+. Session 1: Introduction to Guided Group Discovery Session 2: Interests & Contributions Session 3: Conditions, Accommodations & Disclosures Session 4: The Art & Science of Networking Session 5: Putting…

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Camp Holiday – Session 1

June 17 @ 9:00 am - June 28 @ 4:00 pm
Sardis Presbyterian Church, 6100 Sardis Road
Charlotte, NC 28270 United States
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$350.00

Camp Holiday is a day camp for campers with Down syndrome, ages 5-21. Participants may choose from two two-week sessions. Participating campers enjoy weekly yoga, drama and music/movement classes facilitated by trained professionals. Each group of campers is supported by a certified teacher and 1-2 camp counselors – offering a 1:3 counselor-to-camper ratio. Camp Holiday is all about learning and fun! Session 1: Monday, June 17th - Friday, June 21st and Monday, June 24th - Friday, June 28th. NEW IN 2019:…

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July 2019

Camp Holiday – Session 2

July 15 @ 9:00 am - July 26 @ 4:00 pm
Sardis Presbyterian Church, 6100 Sardis Road
Charlotte, NC 28270 United States
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$350.00

Camp Holiday is a day camp for campers with Down syndrome, ages 5-21. Participants may choose from two two-week sessions. Participating campers enjoy weekly yoga, drama and music/movement classes facilitated by trained professionals. Each group of campers is supported by a certified teacher and 1-2 camp counselors – offering a 1:3 counselor-to-camper ratio. Camp Holiday is all about learning and fun! Session 2: Monday, July 15th - Friday, July 19th and Monday, July 22nd - Friday, July 26th. NEW IN 2019:…

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August 2019

Camp Horizon

August 14 - August 17
YMCA Camp Harrison at Herring Ridge, 7901 South NC 18
Boomer, NC 28606 United States
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