Monday, March 9, 2009

Mark Your Calendars!

The National Down Syndrome Congress' 37th Annual Convention is going to be right here in my own backyard....SACRAMENTO!!!! I am so thrilled. This will be our first experience and I am sooooo looking forward to it! Our own local DS chapter, the DSIA, will be helping with the event and they need approximately 300 volunteers from the community.

So....mark your calendars!!! The dates are July 31st- August 2nd, right here in downtown Sacramento at the Convention Center. Anyone who lives in the area and doesn't plan on attending the conference should PLEASE volunteer to help out. For anyone interested in volunteering their time, please go to Volunteer Sign Up Form. We want the experience in Sacramento to be a super positive one.

To all my fellow bloggers, I can't wait to meet you! Please let me know if you are coming into town for the conference and if you have questions about the area, places to stay, places to eat, family friendly adventures, etc. I would love to host a little get together to meet you all, so as it gets closer we should all get in touch with one another. How fun would that be?!?

8 comments:

Loren Stow said...

Hi Jennifer! I just wanted to pop in to tell you that I nominated you for an 'award' on my blog. Thank you for a wonderful blog, and for teaching me so many new things!

Terry Family said...

I so wish I was coming into town! It would be so wonderful to meet our fellow bloggers

Signe said...

How cool! you are going to meet so many great people. I'm jealous! But, you are an inspiration and I hope that the day is wonderful for you and your family.

Little Miss E said...

They are so adorable! We gave you an award!

http://littlemisse21.blogspot.com/2009/03/lianna-at-my-life-with-gabriel-gifted.html

Sharon said...

We are definitely going to be there and would love to get together. We booked a room at the Hyatt...but am wondering if there is a hotel nearby with suites (Residence Inn, Embassy Suites, etc.) - since that would probably be easier for Brennan's naps and early bedtime. Any suggestions would be great. We're really looking forward to our trip to Sacramento.

Karen Zolnier said...

We will be there with our boy!! I can't wait to meet your family!

Cheri said...

Hi Jennifer....We have not finalized our plans yet but we are seriously considering going this year. I would love to meet up with you and meet your family in person. :)

Monica @ Monkey Musings said...

We're very excited about the NDSC here in Sacto as well! Looking forward to meeting some great families and their precious little ones.