Join us for the 2014 Buddy Walk

The 2014 DSNO Buddy Walk will be Sunday, September 28th at Millennium Plaza Park in Lake Oswego. This event celebrates and brings further awareness to our loved ones with Down Syndrome. It is our only fundraiser and enables us to provide the services and support that we offer our families.

In addition to registering for the Walk, many of our members have created Buddy Pages. It is a great way to learn more about our children and support a team. Your support helps to meet our goal to provide encouragement, and a guide to resources for families with a disabled member we provide resources to (limited by funds available) to families in need – primarily single parent families.

This can be done with your Buddy Walk registration and / or donation if you are not able to attend this year. Please visit our Buddy Pages for more information.

We also have a variety of Sponsorship levels. Check out the list of Top Sponsors so far!


Tentative timeline for Buddy Walk 2014:
 9:00 am: Entertainment and Registration
10:30 am: Pre-walk festivities begin
11:15 am: Walk begins
11:45 am: Lunch
12:15 pm: Dance Contest
  1:00 pm: Ends

  1. Join Our Flag Football League

    September 25 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)
    Weekly Flag Football!
    Lake Oswego OR United States

    DSNO Flag FootballPlease join Coach Robert Swanson and local high school coaches to join our flag football league for girls and boys ages 5 to 18!

    We will play a local high school every Thursday through October 30th at their field. Sign up now to be updated for each week’s game.

    9/11, 9/18, 9/25, 10/2, 10/9, 10/16, 10/23 & 10/30

    Register Now

  2. Youth Games Special Olympics Oregon

    September 27 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Beaverton United States

    youthgames-special-olympicsRegister online: www.soor.org/youthgames
    Age: youth 6 – 18
    Sports: basketball, track & field, soccer, and golf

    Fun, Fitness and Free to the first 500 participants who register!

    Youth Games Presented by Nike is a one day even designed to introduce eligible youth to the Special Olympics experience. The day will feature an Opening Ceremonies and sports clinics. Come play – come have fun!

  3. Join Our Flag Football League

    October 2 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)
    Weekly Flag Football!
    Lake Oswego OR United States

    DSNO Flag FootballPlease join Coach Robert Swanson and local high school coaches to join our flag football league for girls and boys ages 5 to 18!

    We will play a local high school every Thursday through October 30th at their field. Sign up now to be updated for each week’s game.

    9/11, 9/18, 9/25, 10/2, 10/9, 10/16, 10/23 & 10/30

    Register Now

  4. DSNO Dad’s Gathering

    October 4 @ 5:30 am - 7:00 pm
    Tigard

    Come join us for a casual gathering of DSNO Dads and friends.
    New Dads are always welcome!

    iStock_000017583538XSmallWe meet on the first Tuesday of every month at a different location around the Portland metro area.  See the DSNO website or facebook page for the next meeting location.

    Contact Elliott Dale at [email protected] or 503-703-2210 with questions.

  5. DSNO Dad’s Gathering

    October 7 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)
    Every month on the first Tuesday until December 3, 2014
    Lake Oswego

    Come join us for a casual gathering of DSNO Dads and friends.
    New Dads are always welcome!

    iStock_000017583538XSmallWe meet on the first Tuesday of every month at a different location around the Portland metro area.

    July’s gathering will take place on Tuesday, July 1st from 5:30 to 7:00ish at Maher’s in downtown Lake Oswego (430 5th St, Lake Oswego, OR 97034).

    If you are interested in organizing a one-off or regular Dad’s Gathering event (breakfast, lunch, dinner, coffee, speaker, outing, etc.) please contact Elliott Dale at  [email protected] or 503-703-2210 

  6. Join Our Flag Football League

    October 9 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)
    Weekly Flag Football!
    Lake Oswego OR United States

    DSNO Flag FootballPlease join Coach Robert Swanson and local high school coaches to join our flag football league for girls and boys ages 5 to 18!

    We will play a local high school every Thursday through October 30th at their field. Sign up now to be updated for each week’s game.

    9/11, 9/18, 9/25, 10/2, 10/9, 10/16, 10/23 & 10/30

    Register Now

  7. Join Our Flag Football League

    October 16 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)
    Weekly Flag Football!
    Lake Oswego OR United States

    DSNO Flag FootballPlease join Coach Robert Swanson and local high school coaches to join our flag football league for girls and boys ages 5 to 18!

    We will play a local high school every Thursday through October 30th at their field. Sign up now to be updated for each week’s game.

    9/11, 9/18, 9/25, 10/2, 10/9, 10/16, 10/23 & 10/30

    Register Now

  8. Join Our Flag Football League

    October 23 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)
    Weekly Flag Football!
    Lake Oswego OR United States

    DSNO Flag FootballPlease join Coach Robert Swanson and local high school coaches to join our flag football league for girls and boys ages 5 to 18!

    We will play a local high school every Thursday through October 30th at their field. Sign up now to be updated for each week’s game.

    9/11, 9/18, 9/25, 10/2, 10/9, 10/16, 10/23 & 10/30

    Register Now

  9. Join Our Flag Football League

    October 30 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)
    Weekly Flag Football!
    Lake Oswego OR United States

    DSNO Flag FootballPlease join Coach Robert Swanson and local high school coaches to join our flag football league for girls and boys ages 5 to 18!

    We will play a local high school every Thursday through October 30th at their field. Sign up now to be updated for each week’s game.

    9/11, 9/18, 9/25, 10/2, 10/9, 10/16, 10/23 & 10/30

    Register Now

  10. DSNO Dad’s Gathering

    November 4 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)
    Every month on the first Tuesday until December 2, 2014
    Lake Oswego

    Come join us for a casual gathering of DSNO Dads and friends.
    New Dads are always welcome!

    iStock_000017583538XSmallWe meet on the first Tuesday of every month at a different location around the Portland metro area.

    July’s gathering will take place on Tuesday, July 1st from 5:30 to 7:00ish at Maher’s in downtown Lake Oswego (430 5th St, Lake Oswego, OR 97034).

    If you are interested in organizing a one-off or regular Dad’s Gathering event (breakfast, lunch, dinner, coffee, speaker, outing, etc.) please contact Elliott Dale at  [email protected] or 503-703-2210 

Portland Tribune: For Lake Oswego High players and students with special needs, flag football creates a path toward understanding and acceptance

Posted by on Sep 19, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Portland Tribune: For Lake Oswego High players and students with special needs, flag football creates a path toward understanding and acceptance

Written by Jillian Daley

When you’re as athletically gifted as Max Oppenheimer, it’s easy to forget that something as simple as catching a football or sprinting across a field isn’t easy for many other kids.

But the Lake Oswego High senior has spent a lot of time with special-needs kids through the Best Buddies Club at school and at the Buddy Walk, a fundraiser for Down Syndrome Network Oregon (DSNO). And there’s one thing he knows for sure.

“They’re just like us,” he says.

That became even more apparent when Oppenheimer and his Laker teammates took time after practice to help kick off DSNO’s new flag football program last week.

Read the article at PortlandTribune.com.

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Mom’s Night Out!

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