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First Annual Golf Outing

We hope you can join us for our first annual golf tournament on Monday, August 30, 2010 at Easton Country Club (Easton, MA). As indicated on the registration form, you can sign up as an individual ($125/golfer) or as a foursome ($500/foursome). It's a scramble format, so you'll play each person's best ball (and you most likely won't have to worry about hitting out of the woods!).

Family Outing at Kimball Farm

Last Sunday, June 6, 30 families braved the dire weather report and joined DADS at Kimbal Farm in Westford. Despite the ugly weather forcasts, we were spared any rain until after ice cream was served. Everyone I spoke with appeared to have a great time and we were able to meet some new friends.

NDSC Conference July 16-18

The DADS National group would like to know who is attending the NDSC Conference on July 16-18 at Walt Disney World, Florida. They are not presenting, but do plan on having an exhibit. They would love to have some Massachusetts members work the booth, hang out and maybe they will have an informal DADS gathering while there.

Dining to Donate Event at Applebee's

The Massachusetts D.A.D.S. chapter has partnered with multiple Applebee's restaurants in Massachusetts to host a Dining to Donate fundraiser event on Thurs. April 15th.  There are seven participating locations for this event in Brighton, Leominster, Methuen, North Attleboro, Quincy, Raynham and Worcester.  Depending on the location, up to 20% of you parties food bill (tax, alcohol and gratuity excluded) will be donated to the Mass D.A.D.S.

DADS Welcomes You To 2010

2010 looks to be a very productive year for DADS.  We are going to be funded through the MDSC and are planning a fund-raiser/event/outing for each month (except January).  On Wednesday, January 20, DADS held its first meeting of 2010 at John Harvard's Brew House in Framingham.  Our guest for this meeting was Dr. Brian Skotko.  There was a great turn out and several wives of DADS members were also there.

DADS January Meeting

On January 20, 2010 DADS kicked off the New Year with special guest Dr. Brian Skotko.  As usual we gathered at John Harvard’s brew house. The turn out was great, I haven’t gotten the exact numbers from Jeff but I think we had around 45 folks come out.

January 2010 DADS monthly meeting

On January 20, 2010 DADS will kick off the New Year with special guest Dr. Brian Skotko.  The meeting will be at our regular meeting place of John Harvard's Brew House in Framingham (1 Worcester Rd. between AC Moore and Marshalls) at 7pm.  To find information on Dr.

New DS Program at BCH

Dr. Brian Skotko, Chair of the MDSC has asked to pass along news that the Down Syndrome Program at Children's Hospital Boston is now accepting patients ages 0-18. Interested families must first complete an intake form here.

New Committees Formed

On Sept. 23, 20 DADS members came together at John Harvard's in Framingham and set  up committees for fiscal year 2010.  It was voted to keep the executive board, budget committee and website committee the same.  The following additional committees were formed and there are still positions available if you are willing to participate.

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