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Join us to celebrate World Down Syndrome Day!

  Purina Farms Event
  11:00am - 2:00pm at the Purina Farms in Gray Summit
  Saturday, March 21
Join the DSAGSL for a FREE World Down Syndrome Day
  celebration. The day of fun will include lunch, games, the
  farm animal barn, an incredible dog show, hayloft play
rea, educational demonstrations, animal petting and
  more! RSVP to Abby at
 abby@dsagsl.org by March 16.

  Relay and Run for 21urina Farms Event
  7:30am from Clayton to Westport
  Sunday, March 22
Choose from a half marathon, half marathon relay, 7K Run
  or Family Fun Run/Walk. All proceeds benefit the DSAGSL,
  DADS St. Louis and Pujols Family Foundation. Register now
  at www.runfor21k.com!

DSAGSL Receives SEVEN National Awards!

  At the National Down Syndrome Affiliates in Action
  Conference, held in Las Vegas, Nevada, the DSAGSL was
  awareded the following awards:

  Affiliate of the Year, Best Website, Best Social Media, Best
  Promotional Items, Best Broadcast Media, Best Printed
  Items and a second place for Best Outdoor Advertising. A big thank you goes out to everyone who is a part of the DSAGSL family, we couldn't have done it without you!

DSA-U Spring Class Registration is Open - Register Now!

  We have many returning favorites and exciting new class
  offerings for individuals of all ages! New classes include
  dance, art, private music lessons, fitness and
  more. “Down Syndrome Association University” “DSA
is a place for learning, advancement and
  friendship. Click here to see the complete course catalog
Adults or Teens/Children You may also download a registration form. Please review and complete the form to sign up for any of our course offerings. If you have any questions at all, contact Erin at erin@dsagsl.org or by phone at 314.961.2504.

Down syndrome news and resources

  Guardianship: Making Sense of Options and Alternatives
  5:00 pm - 6:00 pm: Reception
  6:00 pm - 7:00 pm: Presentation by Bhavik Patel
  7:00 pm - 8:00 pm: Panel Discussion and Q&A
  St. Luke's Hospital for Health Education
  North Medical Office Building, Level 2
  (222 S. Woods Mill Rd., Chesterfield, MO 63017)
Bhavik joined Sandberg Phoenix & von Gontard in 2004
  and is the firm’s Business Law Practice Group Leader.
  Additionally, he is the Chair of the firm’s Wealth Planning
  Group and Special Needs Planning Group. Bhavik is also
  the managing member of the firm’s Clayton, Missouri
  office. Bhavik helps families plan for the future of their
  dependents with special needs, to achieve the best
  possible quality of life. He possesses in-depth knowledge of the laws pertaining to government benefit eligibility and advises his clients on the use of special needs trusts and guardianships and conservatorships. Bhavik is considered an expert in special needs planning and is often approached to speak to families that care for loved ones with special needs. Bhavik has prepared numerous Stand Alone Special Needs Trusts, Testamentary Special Needs Trusts, Medicaid Payback Trusts and other Discretionary Trusts. 
RSVP to Erin at erin@dsagsl.org for more info.

Stories, photos and videos to put a smile on your face
     Blog: Gateway Locomotives
     Blog: Something to CHEER About
     Photos: Magic House
     Photos: New Family Brunch

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Volunteers Needed!

Purina Farms Event - March 21
Relay and Run for 21 - March 22
Friend 2 Friend Program

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