News Release (KWWL)
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