November 2012
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Parent Wellness
Friday, November 16, 7:00pm

Vendor Fair
Saturday November 17, 10:00am 

Wacky Tacky
Monday, November 19, 9:00am 
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Thank you all who supported, walked and came out to celebrate Down syndrome!  

Step Up for Down Syndrome Walk - DSIA's 8th Annual Walk.
The Walk had it all - old friends, new friends, great vendors, fabulous volunteers, wonderful entertainment, fantastic food, and......the Walk raised $50,000 that will enable DSIA to continue to provide resources and support within the greater Sacramento area!
Because of the generosity of family, friends, and co-workers, this is just an example of the types of programs that will benefit from your fundraising:
       Parent-to-Parent Program
       Educational speakers
       Social events
       Medical Outreach Outreach Program
Congratulations to all the teams and individuals for their donations and participation. A special congratulations to the following teams:
       Team Soraya - Most Money Raised
       Dante's Disco Dy-no-mite's  - Most Team Spirit

Thank you to the following for great entertainment:
       Music to Grow On
       Dusty's Puppets
       Star Dancers
       NOW 100.5
       And to Jason Ross, for coming out and kicking off our great event!

A special thank you to the following vendors who participated at the event:
  • Agape Villages Foster Family Agency
  • Alta California Regional Center
  • California Mentor
  • Carly Litvik Music Therapy
  • Choices Transitional Services
  • Cookie Lee
  • Do Terra Essential Oils
  • Heritage Makers
  • InAlliance
  • Jane Johnson Speech Services
  • Montessori Autism Program Services
  • Music To Grow On
  • My Kid's Dentist
  • Neurocognitive Development Lab
  • Pathways to Recreation, INC
  • Reece's Rainbow
  • Sac City Unified School District Community Advisory Committee
  • Sacramento Autistic Spectrum and Special Needs Alliance
  • Sacramento County Office Of Education Infant Development Program
  • Sam's Club
  • Scentsy
  • Shady Lady
  • Tupperware
  • UCD MIND Institute
  • United Cerebral Palsy
  • WarmLine Family Resource Center
  • Wilke, Fleury, Hoffelt, Gould & Birney
BIG HUGE Thanks to CCPOA (California Correctional Peace Officers Association) for donating AND BBQing the lunch! It is appreciated more than you know! 

To our volunteers - you are the best! Thank you for coming out with a generous heart and big smiles! 
And the DSIA is TRULY GRATEFUL to the generosity of Sam's Club for the generous donation of $20,000! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! 

Donations can still be made until December 31, 2012!
Special Congratulations to Ken Wood for designing this years walk tee shirt! WE LOVED IT! 

Want to share your amazing pictures from the walk, and perhaps see them featured on DSIA's website and future walk materials? Send your high-resolution pictures to and we'll send you an image release. You just might see your pictures featured by DSIA!

Lastly, please take a few moments to help us make the walk event bigger and better!! Please answer a few short quetions! CLICK HERE to take the survey
DSIA Step Up For Walk Tee Shirts  
Are Available to Purchase! 
Because everyone LOVED these shirts, we are able to order some more for those who wish to purchase additional shirts! 
CLICK HERE to purchase yours! 
This event is for adults only. Unfortunately, childcare is not available. 
CLICK HERE for directions.

Saturday, November 17, 2012, 10am - 2pm 


Come shop and enjoy meeting new friends and visiting with old friends at DSIA's VENDOR FAIR! 

Do you sell a product? Are you a consultant at a company and want to promote your product? We will supply the tables and chairs. Space is $25. CLICK HERE for more information.

David P. Meaney Education Center | 10474 Mather Boulevard, Mather, CA 95655. 

CLICK HERE for directions

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Down Syndrome Information Alliance
5098 Foothills Blvd Suite 3-464
Roseville, CA 95747

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