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Down Syndrome Buddy Walk


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Hawkeye Area Down Syndrome Association

3rd Annual Buddy Walk


What: The Hawkeye Area Down Syndrome Association's 3rd Annual Buddy Walk. The Buddy WalkTM is a short walk in which anyone can participate without special training.  Before and after the walk, you and your family can enjoy entertainment for everyone, including a raffle, auction, and music. 

When:            9:00 am registration on October 4th

Where:          Veteran's Memorial Stadium in Cedar Rapids

Who:              Children, teens and adults with Down syndrome, family members, friends, teachers, healthcare professionals, corporate teams and members of the community - all are welcome!


Why:              The Buddy WalkTM was developed by the National Down Syndrome Society in 1995 to promote acceptance and inclusion of people with Down syndrome. 

The more than 60 Auction items include:

2007-8 Autographed Green Packers football - Yes, it has Brett Favre's signature

Basketball autographed by University of Iowa Men's Coach Todd Lickliter

Football autographed by University of Iowa Football Coach Kirk Ferentz

Autographed Baseball by Cubs Hall of Fame member, Ryne Sandburg

Autographed baseball bat by former Cincinnati Reds superstar, Eric Davis

2001 Chargers Poster signed by Tim Dwight

Final Season DVD, autographed by coach Kent Stock

Meade mySKY Plus sky observation tool- $300 value

Free overnight stay and 4 waterpark tickets Grand Harbor Waterpark

P. Buckley Moss Print

Cedar Rapids Kernels Diamond Suite

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