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February 2019

Dream on 3 Day Dream: Steve Smith Family Foundation Bowling Event

February 23 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Free

Dream on 3 has invited some of our families to participate in a Day of Dreams on February 23rd. See below for details. Space is limited so email me DIRECTLY at hzipperer@dsa-gc.org if you are interested. I'll draw family names from the list of interested families next Monday, February 18th. Note that families selected for this event will be contacted directly by Dream on 3 the week of February 18th with more details. What: Steve Smith Foundation 6th Annual Strike…

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March 2019

FREE: Family Presentation featuring Kayla McKeon, Self-Advocate (NDSS)

March 2 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Carolinas Healthcare System – NE, 200 Medical Park Drive
Concord, North Carolina
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We are excited to have Kayla McKeon speak with our families and self-advocates! Kayla is a self-advocate and manager of Grass Roots Advocacy with the National Down Syndrome Society RSVP REQUIRED

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Adults with Ds Meet-Up – Ages 18+ (Bingo & Dinner)

March 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hope Community Church, 4418 Rea Road
Charlotte, NC United States
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$14.00

Bring your friends and enjoy dinner and bingo night! RSVP to coachpath@aol.com  and extraspecialcatering@gmail.com

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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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We are teaming up with the Charlotte Hornets this season to host a fundraiser, and are very excited to be recognized as the Non-Profit of the Night on March, 19th vs the Philadelphia 76ers! The fundraiser will give $5 back from each ticket sold *only through this Groupmatics link* to DSA of Greater Charlotte. In addition to this, we will also have a special VIP "Behind the Scenes" experience available to us! This experience will allow us to watch pre-game…

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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 & World Down Syndrome Day Celebration

March 23 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Blakeney Professional Center, 8835 Blakeney Professional Center Dr.
Charlotte, NC 28277 United States
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INVITE YOUR CHILD'S CLASS/SCHOOL TO SHOW THEIR SUPPORT! IT IS EASY! Dash-With-Class "How To" Guide Dash with Class Letter 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…

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LEARNING FOR LIFE: DISCOVERING THE PATH TO EMPLOYMENT- Session 1

March 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$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+. This six-session series would be most beneficial for job seekers who are committed to multiple sessions, interested in becoming an active participant in their job search, and meet one or more of the following characteristics: Enjoys working with others; Has a difficult time identifying their abilities and skills; Has the ability…

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April 2019

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

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

April 23 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
$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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Family Workshop: Special Education Help for Special Needs Parents

April 27 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

For the past 22 years, Catherine has been designing IEPs that WORK for parents, teachers, districts and students! Join us for two 2-hour workshops with Catherine Whitcher, founder of the Online IEP Help Center & Become an IEP Coach Mentorship. For more information visit www.catherinewhitcher.com. Saturday, April 27th, 2019 10am - 3pm Location: TBD Bring Your Child's IEP Learn What Should be in Your Child's Education Plan Learn What Should NOT be in Your Child's Education Plan Learn What IEP…

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May 2019

LEARNING FOR LIFE SERIES: DISCOVERING THE PATH TO EMPLOYMENT – SESSION 4

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

May 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$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

June 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$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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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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