2011 Press Releases


SUPERMODEL BEVERLY JOHNSON JOINS QUINCY JONES AND JOHN C. MCGINLEY AS INTERNATIONAL SPOKESPERSON FOR THE GLOBAL DOWN SYNDROME FOUNDATION
Johnson will walk the runway on Wednesday, November 16 at the J.W. Marriott in Washington, D.C. to Advocate for More Research Support 11/16/11


GLADYS KNIGHT PERFORMS AND SEN. HARKIN & REP. SESSIONS RECEIVE AWARDS AT THE GLOBAL DOWN SYNDROME FOUNDATION’S GALA & FASHION SHOW DEBUT IN WASH, D.C.Supermodel Beverly Johnson, Members of Congress, Beautiful Models Walk Runway 11/16/11


GLOBAL DOWN SYNDROME FOUNDATION LAUNCHES DARE TO PLAY SOCCER CAMP WITH REGIS UNIVERSITY, COLORADO RAPIDS, ADIDAS, KROENKE SPORTS CHARITIES
Now Accepting Applications for children with Down syndrome ages 8 and up 9/6/11


NATIONAL DOWN SYNDROME CONGRESS PRESENTS THEODORE D. TJOSSEM RESEARCH AWARD TO LINDA CRNIC INSTITUTE FOR DOWN SYNDROME
Over 700 self-advocates with Down syndrome and their families attended the award ceremony 8/6/11


AMERICANS OVERWHELMINGLY SUPPORT GOVERNMENT PROGRAMS AND RESEARCH FOR PEOPLE WITH DOWN SYNDROME
Approval of fair funding contrasts with reality, as highlighted by New York Times Magazine Article 8/2/11


MICHELLE SIE WHITTEN RECEIVES THE INAUGURAL NATIONAL FOOTBALL FOUNDATION COMMUNITY OUTREACH AWARD 2/24/11


JOHN LYNCH FOUNDATION AND THE ANNA AND JOHN J. SIE FOUNDATION DOUBLE THE NUMBER OF SCHOLARSHIPS TO STUDENTS
Salute the Stars Luncheon attracts keynotes Tim Tebow and Von Miller, Raises a record $275,000


LINDA CRNIC INSTITUTE FOR DOWN SYNDROME HIRES INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNIZED EDUCATION SPECIALIST PATRICIA MCVAY
Education expert is a unique addition to research institute


VOLUNTEERS WITH DOWN SYNDROME CONTRIBUTE TO A SPECIAL EXPERIENCE FOR DENVER ZOO VISITORS
Global Down Syndrome Foundation and the Denver Zoo Partner in a Unique Volunteer Experience.


GLOBAL DOWN SYNDROME FOUNDATION FOUNDATION RECEIVES ICON AWARD


MICHELLE LIVINGSTON NAMED DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS AND GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS FOR THE GLOBAL DOWN SYNDROME FOUNDATION
Livingston joined the Global Down Syndrome Foundation after eight years in the commercial banking industry.