Thursday, September 11, 2008

The 2008 Romp For Research is here!

2007 Romp For Research
Image from the 2007 Romp for Research

We are in the final few days before this years ROMP and I just wanted to keep everyone up to date.

  • When: 2:30 – 6:00 p.m. Sunday, September 14th 2008
  • Where: Asphalt Green. 90th – 92nd Street and York Avenue in New York City. (Enter on 90th Street, east of York).
  • Who: Friends, supporters and advocates for the Down syndrome community . . . the Romp is open to everyone so feel free to invite friends.
  • There is parking in the neighborhood including discount parking (which needs to be validated at Asphalt Green) at: The Andover Garage - 1675 York Avenue, between 88th/89th Streets and at The Hamilton Garage - 1735 York Avenue, between 89th and 90th Streets
  • Entertainment will be provided compliments of Feld Entertainment, producers of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey
  • In addition to sports, games, arts and crafts and entertainment, this year we are having a Silent Auction with some terrific items available
  • Please bring sports equipment but leave Rocco the dog at home as Asphalt Green prohibits dogs.
  • This event will go on rain or shine so please dress accordingly.
  • All proceeds from the R0MP benefit the Down Syndrome Research and Treatment Foundation ( If you would like to support DSRTF and The Dynamic Duo, please click on the "Give Now" link at

To those of you who have supported our efforts - thank you for your generosity and love.
We hope to see you on Sunday.