Current Events

CVDSG Family Gathering / Annual Meeting

The next family gathering will be held on Saturday, January 26th, 2019 from 4:00 – 8:00 PM at the home of the Lynch Family (52 Westminster Drive, Burlington, VT).  Feel free to arrive anytime!  Please come visit with old friends, meet new members and reconnect with our community of families.  This is a potluck so please bring a dish to share.  Beverages will be provided.

This gathering coincides with our Annual Meeting.  The Board will make a brief presentation with highlights from the annual report, along with other relevant updates and news about upcoming events.

We hope to see many of you on the 26th!

CVDSG Board of Director’s Meeting

The next quarterly meeting of the CVDSG Board of Directors will be held Thursday, March 14th, 2019, from 5:30 – 7:00, at the offices of Dore & Whittier Architects (212 Battery Street, Burlington, VT).  All are welcome to attend.

MDSC Annual Conference

The Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress will be holding the 35th edition of their annual conference on Saturday, March 23rd, 2019 in Worcester, MA.  Participants gather to hear the latest research findings and important information from national and local experts on a range of topics related to Down syndrome. They also share stories, celebrate victories, advocate for acceptance and inclusion, and reunite with other MDSC families.

More information can be found at 

In recent years, the CVDSG has offered financial assistance to two families interested in attending this conference.  Expect information on this year’s program to be made available in the coming weeks.

CVDSG Summer Picnic & BBQ Scheduled

The summer picnic and BBQ will be held once again at Oakledge Park in Burlington, this year on Sunday, July 14th from 3:30 – 7:00.  Check back here for additional details in early summer.

Save the Date!  10th Annual Champlain Valley Buddy Walk

The 10th Annual Champlain Valley Buddy Walk will be held on Sunday, October 6th, 2019 in Battery Park in Burlington.  More details will be provided as this important event nears.