Down Country Celebrates World Down Syndrome Day March 21

March 15, 2021

WORLD Down Syndrome DAY!!! ROCK YOUR SOCKS! Down Country is inviting you to celebrate World Down Syndrome Day this upcoming weekend!!! HOW?

Start the weekend off right - SATURDAY, March 20, 2021 - Begin with the United Way of Mark Twain Area’s Evening Honoring Heroes then at 6:30pm Watch the Decade of Down Country Special on WGEM 10.1 and learn the WHY behind Down Country!

SUNDAY, WORLD Down Syndrome Day March 21, 2021 Join Kate Dougherty for a World Down Syndrome Day Message “DO YOU BELIVE IN MIRACLES?” at Mt Olivet United Methodist Church 6600 Hwy 6 Taylor, MO 63471 (just up the hill from the 18 Wheeler) - BE SURE TO ROCK YOUR CRAZY SOCKS!!!

THEN Join Down Country as they continue their World Down Syndrome Day Celebration at The Rialto in Hannibal, MO from 2-4pm

Free food, fun, balloons, art & MORE!!! PLUS - I Learn Scholarship & I LOVE ART Applications/submissions BEGIN - Open from World Down Syndrome Day through

September 14, 2021. Down Country is a local 501C3 non profit with three philosophical ideas: Every Child is a Gift! Every Child Can Learn! & Every Child Learns Differently!
For More information Call/Text 217-617-3568 or email

IN CELEBRATION OF WORLD DOWN SYNDROME DAY, please TEXT TRI 21 to 26989 and become a monthly donor to Down Country for as little as $3.21 per month!!! Every Bit helps & #EveryChild Matters. Goodwill donations from the fundraiser will help Down Country meet its goals to promote positive awareness for individuals with disabilities/exceptional abilities and to facilitate the educational/specialized training of teachers, therapists, administrators, doctors, nurses, support staff, families and rural residents working with differently abled/exceptionally gifted people within the Tri-State rural community. Down Country also works to coordinate free information for communities, teachers, families, and professionals through their website www.upatdowncountry and Down Country page on Facebook & Twitter.