Buddy Walk 2017

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Benefiting ARC OF BARTHOLOMEW COUNTY, INC.

The Columbus Area Down Syndrome Support Group

17th Annual Buddy Walk

Saturday October 14, 2017

Donner Park Shelter House
Columbus, Indiana

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Registration Starts at 10:30 a.m.
Walk at Noon
Food & Entertainment Following the Walk

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About The Buddy Walk

Each year in celebration of National Down Syndrome Awareness Month, communities all across the country participate in Buddy Walks to raise awarenss of this common genetic condition. On Saturday October 14, 2017, The Columbus Area Down Syndrome Support Group, in partnership with The Arc Bartholomew County, will be hosting their 17th annual Buddy Walk.

The proceeds from the Buddy Walk are used to provide services and supports to families in South Central Indiana. A portion of the funds are used to fund programming at The Arc Center for Excellence in Columbus, Indiana.

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About The Columbus Area Down Syndrome Support Group

The Columbus Area Down Syndrome Support Group is a support network that informs and educates parents, self-advocates, family members, professionals and friends of individuals with Down syndrome. We are committed to raising awareness of Down syndrome and promoting an inclusive culture where all people with Down syndrome are valued participants in the social, recreational, educational and economic opportunities in the communities we serve. 

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About The Arc of Bartholomew County


The Arc of Bartholomew County was founded in 1955 by parents of children with disabilities. For over 50 years, we have worked to assist Bartholomew County residents in working, living and playing together in this community. We are a 501(C)3 non-profit organization.

Our Board of Directors is made up of self-advocates, parents, professionals and community members that believe in improving the quality of life for individuals with disabilities in Bartholomew County and surrounding communities.