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Be Beautiful Be Yourself Dancers to Perform in “Nutcracker”

Two ballet students from the Global Down Syndrome Foundation’s Be Beautiful Be Yourself Dance Class have been cast by the Colorado Ballet for their official production of the holiday classic “The Nutcracker.”  Both students are part of the ensemble of children partygoers
Posted on December 2, 2017
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GLOBAL’s Dare to Play Tennis Aces It

Former No. 1 Seed And Eight-Time Grand Slam® Winner Mats Wilander Has A Special Bond With The Participants At The Global Down Syndrome Foundation’s Dare To Play Tennis Camp In Denver.   This article was published in the award-winning Down Syndrome
Posted on November 2, 2017
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Game On – With Super Bowl Champion Ed McCaffrey

Taking the field is a momentous, confidence-building event for any young athlete. Super bowl champion and former Denver Broncos wide receiver Ed McCaffrey is dedicated to ensuring children and young adults with down syndrome don’t miss out.   This article
Posted on September 1, 2017
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Colorado Governor, First Lady and Tennis Champion Support Global

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper and First Lady Robin Pringle Hickenlooper joined Mats Wilander, the former world No. 1 tennis player, at Global’s Dare to Play Tennis Camp Exhibition Day. The day was the culmination of a 6-week camp where athletes
Posted on September 15, 2016
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Global Receives Generous $100K from Daniels Fund

Global will launch three new Health and Wellness programs in 2016 thanks to a generous Daniels Fund grant: • A new Global Dare to Play Football camp co-organized by the CU Buffs football team in collaboration with the University of
Posted on February 15, 2016
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Be Beautiful Be Yourself Dance Classes at the Colorado Ballet

Celebrating 6 years of providing dance and confidence to children with Down syndrome The Be Beautiful Be Yourself (BBBY) dance program was launched in 2010 with only 10 students and is a partnership between Colorado Ballet, the Global Down Syndrome
Posted on January 19, 2016