WHAT: The Buddy Walk was developed by the National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS) in 1995 to promote acceptance and inclusion of all people with Down syndrome. This year the Designer Genes Buddy Walk was one of at least 350 Buddy Walk events scheduled from mid-September through November, with more than 250,000 people expected to participate.
WHEN: Saturday, September 24, 2016. Registration and entertainment begins at 10:00 am, with the walk beginning at 11 am.
WHERE: State Capitol Grounds, Bismarck – Registration will be set up at the Capitol Steps and the walk will be conducted around the Capitol loop. (600 E Boulevard Avenue)
WHO: About 2,000 people are expected to attend. Participants include people with Down syndrome from around the state, their families, friends, teachers, coworkers and other supporters. New Song's Buddy Ministry is proud to be a part of this event!