Inclement Weather Bares Down on Buddy Walk

Due to the expected turbulent weather associated with Hurricane Nate, and with the safety and concern of our families, Buddywalklogo.jpgvolunteers,supporters and vendors, the Down Syndrome Association of Atlanta (DSAA) Board of Directors has decided to cancel Buddy Walk Atlanta, which was scheduled for Sunday, October 8 from 1-5 pm at the International Plaza in Atlanta.

Due to the expected turbulent weather associated with Hurricane Nate, and with the safety and concern of our families, volunteers,supporters and vendors, the Down Syndrome Association of Atlanta (DSAA) Board of Directors has decided to cancel Buddy Walk Atlanta, which was scheduled for Sunday, October 8 from 1-5 pm at the International Plaza in Atlanta.

Due to the expected turbulent weather associated with Hurricane Nate, and with the safety and concern of our families, volunteers, supporters and vendors, the Down Syndrome Association of Atlanta (DSAA) Board of Directors has decided to cancel Buddy Walk Atlanta, which was scheduled for Sunday, October 8 from 1-5 pm at the International Plaza in Atlanta.

We want to thank our Executive Director Sheryl Arno, and our Buddy Walk Co-Chairs Meagan Nash and Norma Prescott for all of the hard work and dedication they put into this event.

We also want to thank our sponsors Coke, WXIA, 94.9 The Bull, RMN Agency, Early Bird’s ABA, Tanner, Ballew and Maloof INC., D L A Piper LLP, Carter’s, Nelson Mullins LLP, Seyfarth Shaw LLP, 52 Weeks Financial, Atlanticus Holdings corp, Weissman Zucker Euster Morochnik P.C, COTIVITI, and Sibley Heart Center Cardiology, along with Greenberg Traurig LLP, The Center for leadership in Disability- Georgia State University and The ARC Georgia for their support and partnership.

We are working to get Sean McElwee back before the end of the year to join us for a potential combined Buddy Walk Holiday celebration and team recognition. In the meantime, we will ensure everyone gets their t-shirts. Supporters can donate to the DSAA or support their favorite Buddy Walk team through the end of the year at https://www.ds-stride.org/atlantabuddywalk.

Sincerely, 

John Ducat

Board President on behalf of the DSAA Board of Directors