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South Placer Soap Box Derby Oct. 22-24

Please Join Us OCT. 22-24, 2010 in Lincoln, CA (Omega Way) This year the National Down Syndrome Coalition has been chosen as the beneficiary for this event.  This will be a very exciting event for the families of Northern California … Continue reading

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Fun Family BBQ

Please JOIN US for a Fun Filled BBQ on SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 11TH at 4pm! Bring your own meat and a dish to share. WE will PROVIDE Drinks and paper products.  Come prepared to play games, FISH (so bring your pole), … Continue reading

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4th Annual "Cabin' Trip to South Lake Tahoe

RESERVE YOUR CABIN NOW for our FOURTH Annual Cabin Trip to South Lake Tahoe!!!!   This year’s dates are Sept. 30- Oct. 3. If interested in attending please contact Heather Haskin at 916-532-4773.  Our Third Annual camping trip to Sunny South … Continue reading

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Special Olympian has golden attitude

Placer High grad doesn’t let Down syndrome diagnosis stop her By Jenifer Gee Journal Staff Writer Ben Furtado/Auburn Journal Placer High School graduate Katie Van Groningen has won several medals in Special Olympic swimming competitions, including two gold medals from … Continue reading

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Mom dedicated to kids with down syndrome, families

By Karen Meyer May 8, 2009 (CHICAGO) (WLS) — Everyone’s mother is special. But some go an extra mile to make significant changes for their children. Northwest suburban Nancy Gianni is one of them. She is dedicated to making the … Continue reading

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