"We're on the Move" spotlights of Down Syndrome of Louisville - WDRB 41 Louisville News

"We're on the Move" illustrates mission of Down Syndrome of Louisville

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We're on the Move WALK

Waterfront Park, Downtown Louisville

Saturday Family Walk 9:30am

Pre-Registration $20

Day of the Event $25

Benefits Down Syndrome of Louisville

Over 3,000 DSL Walk/Run participants are anticipated to celebrate the achievements of individuals with Down syndrome.

The theme "We're on the Move" illustrates the dynamic growth of Down Syndrome of Louisville with the Grand Opening of the Down Syndrome Lifelong Learning Center in September of 2011 on Hurtsbourne Parkway and the Down Syndrome Lifelong Learning Center opening in Clarksville in October 2012 to serve 10 counties in Southern Indiana.

The centers offer nationally recognized innovative programs that enhance the development and education of people of all ages with Down syndrome.

The Down Syndrome of Louisville Walk/ 5KRun happens October 6th and showcases the dreams and accomplishments of children and adults with Down syndrome.

Do not miss the Spirit Sprint featuring children and adults with Down syndrome racing for their own gold medals!

Live entertainment is provided by talented individuals with Down syndrome; Michel Bush and the DSL All-Star Band, Special K a local rapper and the One the Move Dance Troupe and special guest appearances.

The Kids Fun Zone and the Family Picnic Tasting are crowd pleasers.

Down syndrome is a chromosomal abnormality affecting more than 400,000 people in the United States.

People with Down syndrome possess a wide range of abilities and are active participants in the educational, occupational, social and recreational activities of the community.

Pre-Registration Fee$ 20.00; Day of the event $25.00 Public welcome!

7:15 A.M. Registration; 8:15 A.M 5K Run; 9:00 A.M. Spirit Sprint; 9:30 A.M. Family Walk

Click here to register.

Check out the Renzo Charles and Yo Special K - "Bring it Home" video. Click here.

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