2013 DSAA Buddy Walk
October 26, 2013
Take steps for a brighter tomorrow by joining the Buddy Walk!
|On October 26th, the Down Syndrome Association of Acadiana held its 2013 9th Annual DSAA Buddy Walk® at Parc International in Lafayette. Over 2,000 parents, siblings, friends, volunteers and supporters joined together to promote acceptance and inclusion of individuals with Down syndrome. Donations are still being received and we anticipate our totals to continue to increase!!|
We were blessed with beautiful weather, great food, fun games and enjoyable music. The following awards were presented:
18 Buddy Walk® Challengers Medals were awarded
Most Pledges raised:
1st Place: Katy Lohr / Alex’s A-Team
2nd Place: Burley Murphy / Krewe Da Jeb!
3rd Place: Bennett Hargrave / Bennett’s Battalion
1st Place: Ellie Grace’s Smiling Faces
2nd Place: Braden’s Burly Bruins
3rd Place: Janie’s Jitterbugs
1st Place: Ready Willing & Abel Buddy Walk Brigade
2nd Place: Elliot’s Crew
3rd Place: Braden’s Burly Bruins
School with the largest team:
ULL Association of Family & Consumer Sciences
Most Pledges, Board Member:
1st Place: Peyton’s Pirates represented by Peyton and Dawn Anslem
2nd Place: Ellie Grace’s Smiling Faces represented by Ellie Grace and Molly Guidry
3rd Place: Ready Willing and Abel Buddy Walk Brigade represented by Abel & Celine Robin
Congratulations to all!!!
Thank you to everyone who came out and made the day such a tremendous success! We look forward to seeing you next year for our 2014 10th Annual DSAA Buddy Walk®.
DSAA Buddy Walk® Committee