August 2014


Global’s Alzheimer’s initiative receives $250,000
Gov. Hickenlooper and the Colorado legislature allocate $250,000 to the Alzheimer’s Disease Research & Clinical Center at the University of Colorado, the first Alzheimer’s disease center with a subspecialty in Down syndrome and an affiliate of the Linda Crnic Institute. More
Global awards $77,500 in education grants
to nine local organizations for innovative education programs benefiting people with Down syndrome, in collaboration with NDSC. More
Sharon Magness Blake & Ernie Blake named
co-chairs of Global’s Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show, set for Saturday, October 25, 2014, at the Sheraton Downtown Denver. More
The Sie Center – 1,000 patients in 3 years
have received life-changing care from the multi-disciplinary team at the Sie Center for Down Syndrome at Children’s Hospital Colorado. More
Ground Floor’s John C. McGinley expounds
on his hit TV show, being a Global spokesperson, and his most important role—being a dad to Max, who happens to have Down syndrome. More
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