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NOTICE:  Hey Buddies, while online registration is now closed, you are still able to further the work of Designer Genes and the National Down Syndrome Society by DONATING to a team online or just donating.  Just go to your favorite team and selection "Donate".  Registration are very much welcome on Saturday at the walk and you can get an official Designer Genes 2017 Calendar with every $20.00 donation and for a $50 a calendar and a sweatshirt.  Just head to the registration tent when you get there and don't forget to tell them which "Buddy" you're supporting.  Thanks for making this year's walk amazing!

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Join Designer Genes of North Dakota in supporting individuals with Down syndrome at the 13th annual Designer Genes Buddy Walk for awareness on Saturday, September 24th at the State Capitol in Bismarck.

Registration and entertainment will begin at 10:00 a.m., with the approximately 1-mile walk kicking off at 11 a.m. Pre-registration is not necessary and no registration fees are collected from walkers. The walk promotes Down syndrome awareness and is supported by well-appreciated community sponsors. Walkers who wish to donate $20 or more will receive a 2017 Designer Genes Calendar.  A $50.00 donation will get you a calendar and an official Designer Genes sweatshirt.

WHAT: The Buddy Walk was developed by the National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS) in 1995 to promote acceptance and inclusion of all people with Down syndrome. This year the 2016 Designer Genes Buddy Walk will be one of at least 250 Buddy Walk events scheduled from mid-September through November, with more than 250,000 people expected to participate.

WHEN: Saturday, September 24t
h 2016 - Fun, entertainment and donations begin at 10:00 a.m., with the walk beginning at 11 a.m.

WHERE: State Capitol Grounds, Bismarck – A donation center will be set up close to the Capitol Steps and the walk will be conducted around the Capitol loop (600 E Boulevard Avenue).

WHO: About 1,500 people are expected to attend. Participants include people with Down syndrome from around the state, their families, friends, teachers, coworkers and other supporters. The general public is encouraged to attend and show their support for people of all abilities.

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268 Walkers
Huge Thanks to Our Designer Genes Buddies!
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