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Call for submissions for the 2015 “Opening Hearts – Changing Minds” calendar

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The search is on for people with Down syndrome to grace the pages of our Opening Hearts — Changing Minds 2015 calendar. We want to create a calendar that represents the diversity of our membership. Please fill out this application and send it and a photo to DSAM by June 15, 2014. If you have …

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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…

Announcing the 2014 Regional Conference

We are so excited to announce our 2014 Regional Conference! Pop on over to our Regional Conference page to check it out: www.dsamn.org/conferences/regional

January News

PSA on KSTP Channel 5 Have you seen our PSA on KSTP? If not, here it is! iCan Shine Bike Camp We are very excited to announce our 2014 bike camp, which will be held at Hamline University August 3rd – 8th (Sunday the 3rd is an obligatory orientation for parents/caregivers). The camp fills first …

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Some day this won’t be news

Have you seen the video of Rion Holcombe getting his acceptance letter to college (ClemsonLIFE program at Clemson University in Clemson, S.C.)? If you haven’t, here it is:     We hope that in the future that events like this will be common place and a person with a disability getting accepted to college won’t …

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News from the office – December 2013

Annual Holiday Party Don’t miss out on our annual Holiday Party, this coming weekend, December 14th at Fraser School in Richfield.  Our holiday open house runs from 9 to noon. Stop buy and visit with Santa, decorate some cookies, make a craft project and visit with friends! For more info click here: http://www.dsamn.org/events/annual-holiday-party/ Calendars – …

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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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Maeve & the Superheroes

Maeve & superheroes

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