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Saturday, January 13, 2018
6:00 pm8:00 pm
Winter Social

We are excited to have a Winter Social for teens and young adults with Down syndrome ages 14-25 years old. There will be dinner, dessert, and fun activities! There will be a gluten free option for dinner. Each individual with Down syndrome registered will get a free t-shirt! Each individual must have an adult accompany them to the social. Please register on our website:

Wednesday, January 24, 2018
6:00 pm7:30 pm
Waddell & Reed Offices in Idaho Falls
Race Volunteer Kick-Off Meeting

Come and join us to learn about the exciting volunteer opportunities for the 2018 Eastern Idaho Friends Don't Count Chromosomes Fun Run & Walk. Dinner and fun will be provided!

Thursday, February 1, 2018
6:30 pm9:30 pm
EIDS Parent Valentine's Day Dinner

A dinner out for the parents of EIDS. For more information e-mail

Monday, May 7, 201810:00 amThursday, May 10, 20182:00 pm
St. Anthony, Idaho
Empowerment Retreat

This is a 4-day, 3-night retreat for moms that have a child (or children) with special needs. At the retreat moms learn about tools and resources to help their children as well as bond with the other moms at the retreat. An application will be posted in March 2018. Stay tuned! Moms must stay for the whole retreat and no children/babies are allowed.

Eastern Idaho Friends Don't Count Chromosomes 10K/ 3.21 mile/ Fun Run & Walk

Registration is now open! Here is the link:

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