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Member Needed to Take Over as New Baby Package Coordinator

On behalf of our Up About Down Board of Directors and members, we would like to thank our outgoing New Baby Package Coordinator, Anita Panaccione for doing such a wonderful job and we send our good wishes to you and your family. Therefore, we now need someone from membership to take over as the New

14 Jan 2019 posted by upaboutdown

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Information Evening About the Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP)

Come learn about the RDSP on January 28, 2019 from 6:00pm – 7:30pm at Community Living Essex County. See the flyer below for more details.    

11 Jan 2019 posted by upaboutdown

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Volunteer Skating Coach Needed for skateABLE™ Program

Our winter SkateABLE program is getting ready to launch in Windsor on January 15 at the Adie Knox arena. We are in need of several volunteers to coach for one hour, once a week on Tuesday afternoons. Volunteering with SkateABLE is a truly rewarding and fulfilling experience. I hope you’ll join us this season!  

10 Jan 2019 posted by upaboutdown

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Valentine’s Dance

Up About Down invites you to our Valentine’s Day Dance on Friday, February 8th. Join us from 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm at the John McGivney Children’s Centre where the DJ will be playing your favourites. Snacks will be available too! Come “Celebrate Valentines Day” with good music and your best moves. Please RSVP to 

20 Dec 2018 posted by upaboutdown

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Up About Down Carnival Day

Come one, come all! Shake off your winter blues and come out to our Carnival Day! We’ll be transforming the John McGivney Centre into a 'Fun Fair' with games, food and prizes for the whole family. Please see the poster below for more details. Please RSVP to your Group Leader by January 13, 2019.

18 Dec 2018 posted by upaboutdown

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Swimming Event and Pizza Party at the Vollmer Complex

The 0 - 5 age group enjoyed a fun swimming event and pizza party at the Vollmer Complex in LaSalle on Saturday, December 15th. The children and their siblings greatly enjoyed swimming, splashing, playing with the water toys, and floating around the lazy river. The parents enjoyed the opportunity to chat and share information and

18 Dec 2018 posted by upaboutdown

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Free webinar: How to apply for services

This is a Free webinar from Developmental Services Ontario (DSO) on Wednesday, December 12, 2018, from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The webinar also includes a live Q&A. A Developmental Services Ontario staff person will share insight and tips on applying to the DSO and getting the most out of your application package. What’s in

7 Dec 2018 posted by upaboutdown

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Windsor Express Basketball Home Game for World Down Syndrome Day

Windsor’s basketball team, the Windsor Express, is helping us celebrate on March 22nd during their home game at the WFCU Centre. The players will rock their crazy socks, our kids will be invited to sing the national anthem and perform at half time and most importantly a portion of ticket sales will be donated back

6 Dec 2018 posted by upaboutdown

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Thank you to the Spirit of Mount Carmel Ladies’ Auxiliary

We are very grateful to the Spirit of Mount Carmel Ladies’ Auxiliary for their generous donation.  It came as a welcome surprise and we are honoured to have been selected as a recipient of funds from all of the hard work the auxiliary does to fund-raise.

28 Nov 2018 posted by upaboutdown

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A Very Merry Christmas Party was Enjoyed by Over 200 Members

A Very Merry Christmas Party was enjoyed by over 200 members at the Fogolar Furlan Club Sunday, November 25th.  Santa’s Helpers, adorned with ‘Reindeer Antlers’ greeted everyone at the door to help check in. Our two crafts, by Cassandra and Renee, were to create a painted ornament and to add bling to popsicle sticks shaped

26 Nov 2018 posted by upaboutdown