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19th Annual Buddy Walk (Virtually)

19th Annual Buddy Walk (Virtually)

September 15, 2020 No Comments

Hello Everyone! We are launching our 2020 Buddy Walk Online Registration page! Get your teams ready to walk, run, cookout, ice cream social, car parade, or any other fun events that you can safety practice social distancing to raise awareness and acceptance for Down syndrome. Please share what ideas you have and please post pictures […]

F.R.I.E.N.D.S. WDSD Bowling Event***CANCELLED***

F.R.I.E.N.D.S. WDSD Bowling Event***CANCELLED***

February 24, 2020 No Comments

Let’s go bowling and celebrate World Down Syndrome Day with our F.R.I.E.N.D.S. families.  F.R.I.E.N.D.S. has resevered several lanes from 2pm to 4pm.  We kindly ask for a suggested donation of $3.21 per bowler to help offset the cost of the lane rentals.  Bowling shoe rentals are included and must be worn by all bowlers.  F.R.I.E.N.D.S. will provide cake but, […]

Down Syndrome Awareness Maryland License Plate

Down Syndrome Awareness Maryland License Plate

July 29, 2019 No Comments

Register now for the Maryland State Down Syndrome Awareness license plate.  Plate fee is $45.00.  Numbers are assigned sequentially.  To get a registration form, please contact the plate administrator, Lottie Trigg at bahtrigg@hotmail.com.  A portion of the plate fee goes towards FRIENDS to help promote awareness and acceptance of individuals with Down Syndrome.  Thank you for your […]

F.R.I.E.N.D.S. on Facebook

F.R.I.E.N.D.S. on Facebook

January 31, 2019 No Comments

Also check out F.R.I.E.N.D.S. on Facebook!! https://www.facebook.com/FRIENDSOFFREDCO/  

FRIENDS Scholarships

FRIENDS Scholarships

May 5, 2017 No Comments

The June 15, 2018 deadline for scholarships is quickly approaching.  Click here to go to our scholarship page.

Down Syndrome in the news

Down Syndrome in the news

October 1, 2015 No Comments

  Click here to see stories of Down Syndrome in the news.

14th Annual BUDDY WALK

14th Annual BUDDY WALK

September 18, 2015 No Comments

Ready…Set…Walk! It’s time to celebrate this fun filled day with family and friends and celebrate all individuals with Down Syndrome!  We will have activities the whole family can enjoy such as a petting zoo, moon bounces, fun games, entertainment, food, speakers, and much, much more!  Awards for the “Top Fundraising Team” and “Most Creative” will be announced […]

Brunswick man wants more opportunities for those with Down syndrome

Brunswick man wants more opportunities for those with Down syndrome

September 18, 2015 No Comments

When Evan Routzahn looks at his daughter, Avery, he sees an exuberant 5-year-old. “She lights up the room,” he said. The Brunswick resident wants to make sure that as his daughter gets older, people will look at her and see all she can do, not what she can’t do. Avery has Down syndrome, and her […]

Building the future now! (Webinar)

Building the future now! (Webinar)

August 25, 2015 No Comments

Thursday, September 24 Making Inclusive Child Care a Reality Thursday, October 15 Post Secondary Options for Transitioning Youth: What’s Next After High School? Thursday, November 19 Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE): New Opportunities to Save for Disability-Related Expenses Click to view more information on webinars.

Ryan Scott Krempa

Ryan Scott Krempa

August 18, 2015 No Comments

Ryan Scott Krempa Ryan Scott Krempa was granted his angel wings on August 10th 2015.  His final days were spent surrounded by family and loved ones that Ryan had touched in some small way throughout his short, yet very memorable life. Ryan’s life would seem too short to many, but those who were touched by […]

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19th Annual Buddy Walk (Virtually)

Hello Everyone! We are launching our 2020 Buddy Walk Online Registration page! Get your teams ready to walk, run,...

F.R.I.E.N.D.S. WDSD Bowling Event***CANCELLED***

Let’s go bowling and celebrate World Down Syndrome Day with our F.R.I.E.N.D.S. families.  F.R.I.E.N.D.S. has resevered several lanes from 2pm to 4pm.  We...

Down Syndrome Awareness Maryland License Plate

Register now for the Maryland State Down Syndrome Awareness license plate.  Plate fee is $45.00.  Numbers are assigned sequentially.  To...

F.R.I.E.N.D.S. on Facebook

Also check out F.R.I.E.N.D.S. on Facebook!! https://www.facebook.com/FRIENDSOFFREDCO/  

FRIENDS Scholarships

The June 15, 2018 deadline for scholarships is quickly approaching.  Click here to go to our scholarship page.

Down Syndrome in the news

  Click here to see stories of Down Syndrome in the news.

14th Annual BUDDY WALK

Ready…Set…Walk! It’s time to celebrate this fun filled day with family and friends and celebrate all individuals with Down Syndrome!...

Brunswick man wants more opportunities for those with Down syndrome

When Evan Routzahn looks at his daughter, Avery, he sees an exuberant 5-year-old. “She lights up the room,” he...

Building the future now! (Webinar)

Thursday, September 24 Making Inclusive Child Care a Reality Thursday, October 15 Post Secondary Options for Transitioning Youth: What’s...

Ryan Scott Krempa

Ryan Scott Krempa Ryan Scott Krempa was granted his angel wings on August 10th 2015.  His final days were...