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Step UP in the Valley
September 10 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Down Syndrome Association of Greater Richmond (DSAGR) is excited to have its inaugural community awareness and fundraising event, the Step UP for Down Syndrome 1K & Family Festival, September 10th from 10am to 1pm at Hillandale Park (801 Hillandale Avenue, Harrisonburg, VA 22801).
DSAGR has been serving the Shenandoah Valley community since March of 2018. The organization serves individuals with Down syndrome and their families in 52 counties and 16 cities stretching from Richmond to Williamsburg, Charlottesville, and the Central Shenandoah Valley and beyond. This will be the 1st year that a Step Up event is held in the Shenandoah Valley and the organization is excited to bring this fun event to the community.
Highlights of the festival include a kids’ zone, sponsor & exhibitor displays, family entertainment, Kona Ice and a food truck.
• 1K Run/Advocacy Walk (begins at 10:30 a.m.) – Register at www.dsagr.org
o Beautiful course through the park
o Wheelchairs, strollers, and well-mannered dogs are welcome
• Free Family Festival (10 a.m.-1 p.m. rain or shine)
This event is our favorite way of celebrating all the amazing things our members do in our community and an opportunity for our community to recognize and celebrate the worth of all individuals with Down syndrome. At DSAGR we envision a community where all individuals with Down syndrome are fully included and valued members and together in our community, we can see this vision come to life.