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March 2013 Update

posted Mar 14, 2013, 3:26 AM by Craig Miller   [ updated Mar 14, 2013, 3:32 AM ]
Below are some events you might like to be aware of

WDSA World Down Syndrome Day Walk

Sunday, 24 March 2013
10:00 – around 3pm
Avalon Park, Lower Hutt 

Come along to our Walk and Family fun day.
More info and any postponement details will be on our website http://www.wdsa.co.nz/home/worlddownsyndromedaywalk-sun24thmarch

WDSA AGM - Advanced Notice

Thursday 20th June 2013.
WEIT Offices, 79a Copeland Street, Lower Hutt, 5011

The focus of the talks will be self-advocacy. We have already locked in Katrina Sneath an inspirational teenager speaker who is studying NCEA who would love to share her story.
Lock in your calendars now!

Z Good in the Hood -Vote for us

Just a reminder WDSA is one of 4 charities you can vote for at Z Energy Moonshine Rd in Upper Hutt.
So ask you’re your friends to vote for us either instore or online at www.z.co.nz/goodinthehood

Some NZDSA News/Info

The NZDSA/WDSA meet and greet is next Friday

Friday, 22 March 2013
16:30 until 18:00
Willis Room, Mercure Hotel, 355 Willis St, Wellington

The National NZDSA committee extends a warm welcome to all Wellington DSA members and families to join them for light refreshments, hear about the resources and our local STRIVE (Self Advocacy) representatives. 

RSVP – for catering purposes to nzdsai@xtra.co.nz or text Kim on 021 297 0298

Afterwards we are looking at going out to dinner at Wagamamas (http://www.wagamama.co.nz/locations/showlocation/627). Please let James Webber (021 156 0395 or wdsa@wdsa.co.nz ) know if you are coming for dinner so we can book a table or two.

Lion Nathan WDSD Cycle Race

Lion Nathan are help NZDSA to promote WDSD (World Down Syndrome Day) and will with the match any giving they get. http://www.everydayhero.co.nz/event/nzdsa_Great_Lion_Charity2_ride

Help NZDSA to get a Toyota

Toyota is giving 25 cars to 25 charities. One of them could be NZDSA if they get enough votes so vote for them at http://fb.25waystosaythanks.co.nz/view/charity?c=46461


It’s not too late to organise a Tea party for world down syndrome day (see page 3 of the WDSA newsletter for more info)

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Finally if you missed a newsletter or would like to confirm your contact details please contact wdsa@wdsa.co.nz