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FRIENDS Scholarships

FRIENDS Scholarships

The June 15, 2017 deadline for scholarships is quickly approaching.  Click here to go to our scholarship page.

World DS Day – Momma Lucia’s & Pie Five Fundraiser for F.R.I.E.N.D.S.

World DS Day – Momma Lucia’s & Pie Five Fundraiser for F.R.I.E.N.D.S.

Momma Lucia’s Restaurant  at 1700 Kingfisher Dr Ste 13, Frederick, MD 21701 will donate a percentage of your bill to F.R.I.E.N.D.S. in honor of World Down Syndrome Day.  This applies all day during normal business hours.  Just let them know you are

NDSC Supports the 3-bill package of new ABLE bills

NDSC Supports the 3-bill package of new ABLE bills

As you may know there are currently three ABLE bills that were introduced in the House and Senate. NDSC supports moving all three as a package, as they were introduced. NDSC, as a member of the Consortium for Citizens with

Karaoke Buddies Golf Tournament – Sept. 30th

Karaoke Buddies Golf Tournament – Sept. 30th

September 30, 2016 – Clustered Spires Golf Course – Gas House Pike – Frederick, MD Click here to view flyer.

FRIENDS End of Summer Pool Party!

FRIENDS End of Summer Pool Party!

Splish, splash! It’s time for a pool party!! Join us for some outdoor summer fun for our August meeting (there will NOT be a Friday night meeting in August) and cool off in the pool! You can begin arriving at

15th Annual Buddy Walk!

15th 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!  We will have activities the whole family can enjoy such as a petting zoo, moon bounces, fun games, entertainment, food, speakers,

Ryan Krempa Hockey League **UPDATED**

Ryan Krempa Hockey League **UPDATED**

F.R.I.E.N.D.S. is proudly announcing a recently new program for all of our member families and families with any special needs. We are starting the “Ryan Krempa Hockey League” here in Central Maryland and will serve all counties from Carroll to

iCan Shine Bike Camp – Aug. 1-5, 2016 – Urbana HS

iCan Shine Bike Camp – Aug. 1-5, 2016 – Urbana HS

iCan Shine We understand that the vast majority of people with disabilities never have the experience of independently riding a conventional two-wheel bicycle during their lifetime. Research shows that over 80% of people with Autism and 90% of people with

3rd Annual Down Right Spectacular Car Show – Aug. 6

3rd Annual Down Right Spectacular Car Show – Aug. 6

Sat, August 6, 2016 Francis Scott Key Mall, Frederick Md. (Macy’s end of mall). 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Click here to view flyer.  

PALS Program

PALS Program

PALS Program PALS Programs provides a place for young adults with Down syndrome and their peers to have fun, grow as individuals, and build transformative friendships. It appears there is one at Georgetown University as well as other states. Georgetown