Thursday, September 3, 2009

The 2009 Romp For Research is 4 Weeks Away!

What: The "R0MP F0R RESEARCH" – an event featuring music, food and beverages, games, a silent auction, arts and crafts, prizes, entertainment, fire trucks provided by NY's Bravest . . . and, most importantly, friends and supporters of the Down syndrome community.

When: 2:30 – 6:00 p.m. Sunday, October 4th 2009

Where: Asphalt Green. 90th – 92nd Street and York Avenue in New York
City. (Enter on 90th Street, east of York).

Why: To raise awareness and funding for the Down Syndrome Research and Treatment Foundation. The DSRTF's mission is to stimulate biomedical research that will accelerate the development of treatments to significantly improve cognition for individuals with Down syndrome; with the goal of improving memory, learning and speech to allow individuals with Down syndrome to participate more successfully in school, lead more active and independent lives and prevent early cognitive decline.

Who: Friends, supporters and advocates for the Down syndrome community . . . the Romp is open to everyone so feel free to invite friends.

If you would like to make a financial contribution – please visit THE DYNAMIC DUO FUNDRAISING SITE

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