Category Archive: Community

Help support the DSAM self advocates in their community service projects

Lori, Nayef and Mack: We're More Alike Than Different

For years now our self advocates have held a community project at the Walk.  What began years ago as a food drive to stock local food shelves has now become a Food Drive, a Sock Drive and this year we have added Fiona’s Hope Totes to our donation ask.   Last year, the self advocates made the …

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Announcing the 2014 Carly May Classic Memorial Golf Tournament

The Down Syndrome Association of Minnesota is honored that the Harris family and the Carly May Foundation continues to offer their support to our organization through their yearly golf tournament in memory of their daughter, Carly May. Carly May Classic Memorial Golf Tournament Supporting the Carly May Foundation Heritage Links Golf Course Lakeville, MN Last …

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Sara’s Tipsy Pies

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We are so honored that Sara’s Tipsy Pies will be donating a portion of proceeds of their “Pies with a Purpose” sales to the Down Syndrome Association! Here is Sara’s story: On February 18, 2003, my husband Chris and I received our second of five bundles of joy (yes, five!). Madi arrived on snowy February …

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#DearFutureMom

CoorDown: Il Coordinamento Nazionale Associazioni Delle Persone Con Sindrome Di Down (The Coordination of National Associations of People with Down Syndrome) and Saatchi & Saatchi (a global advertising agency) have produced this wonderful video, #DearFutureMom for World Down Syndrome Day (March 21). Have your tissues ready…

ReelAbilities Twin Cities – Don’t miss it!

ReelAbilities will be making its Twin Cities debut from November 1 – 5. ReelAbilities: NY Disabilities Film Festival is the largest festival in the country dedicated to promoting awareness and appreciation of the lives, stories and artistic expressions of people with different disabilities. The festival’s 15 films screen at the St. Anthony Main Theatre, located …

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6th Annual Carly May Memorial Golf Tournament

We would like to pass on information about the 6th Annual Carly May Classic Memorial Golf Tournament to you! From Maria Harris: It’s not too late to join us at the Sixth Annual Carly May Classic Memorial Golf Tournament on May 18th, 2013 at Heritage Links Golf Club in Lakeville! This year is even more …

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Parent Group Updates

We have lots of updates and schedule changes to share! The Roseville Area Group lives on as the North Metro Parent Group. The group will be meeting on the 4th Monday of each month from 6:00-7:30 at the NorthEast United Methodist Church, Minneapolis, MN 55418. Please contact the facilitators if you have any questions: Missy Smith, …

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Free Preview of Any Day Now

Join us for a FREE sneak preview screening of “ANY DAY NOW” taking place Tuesday, December 18th. The film opens on Friday, December 21st at Landmark Theatres Edina Cinema. Please see the invitation to the sneak preview screening below or visit http://bit.ly/VwMQeb to RSVP ANY DAY NOW    A Film by Travis Fine Starring Alan Cumming and …

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Community Event – Ramsey Co. Informational Meetings

Ramsey County Community Human Services has asked that we let you to know about these informational meetings: Disability Services Program Announces our Informational  Community Meetings Please join us for information about services available to your family Where:                Ramsey County Library – Roseville                               2180 Hamline Avenue North Roseville, MN 55113 Time:                    All meetings will be from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM …

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Community Event – 2012 Regional Caregiver Conference

 Hello DSAM Friends! We wanted to pass on information about the 2012 Regional Caregiver Conference in Richmond, WI. 2012 Regional Caregiver Conference Seasons of Caregiving Friday, September 14, 2012 8:30-3:30 Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College New Richmond, WI This conference is a collaboration of the Aging & Disability Resource Center’s (ADRC) of Dunn, Pierce, Northwest, St. …

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