Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Chevron Houston Marathon - Run for a Reason

The Down Syndrome Association of Houston is excited to announce that they will be one of the participating charities in the Chevron Houston Marathon!
What does that mean, that means that there will be individuals running for a reason:
To raise money for DSAH!

The 2011 Chevron Houston Marathon takes place on Sunday, January 30, 2011 at

George R. Brown Convention Center (GRB)
1001 Avenida de las Americas
Downtown Houston, 77010
6:45 a.m. - Wheelchair start
7:00 a.m. - First wave start
7:10 a.m. - Second wave start

We (DSAH) are definitely in need of happy faces and enthusiastic cheers to help our 11 runners (as well as everyone else) make it to the finish line!
We would also, very happily, take any donations!

To make a donation CLICK HERE
 Please help us make this a successful event!

Come join DSAH across the street for the post party at Discovery Green, look for the DSAH tent!

Click on the links below to read a little bit about some of our runners.
Lawrence Asher
Trish Jacquet
Maria Gil
Rene Enriquez
Paula Davis (DSAH VP)
Angie Levinthal
Hona Outlaw

Down Syndrome Association of Houston
Our Mission:
"To Build a Brighter Future for Children and Adults with Down Syndrome"
Our Vision:
The Down Syndrome Association of Houston envisions a world in which all people with Down syndrome have the opportunity to enhance their quality of life, realize their life aspirations, and become accepted as a wonderfully normal part of a very diverse community.
About us:
We have been a part of the Houston community nearly 35 years and have assisted thousands of families. By offering support to new parents of babies with DS, assisting parents with challenges related to medical, therapeutic and educational issues, and working with educators and medical professionals, DSAH is committed to improving the lives and opportunities afforded to all persons with DS.

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