Calendar  |  Logan County Tourism Bureau

Gigi's Playhouse to launch national mobile program at Lincoln Balloon Festival

Send a link to a friend  Share

[June 10, 2017]  LINCOLN - The Lincoln/Logan County Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce that the 2017 Balloon Fest will have a special component to it this year.

The Chamber is partnering with Natalie Marquez, Founder, President and CEO of DSAG, The Down Syndrome Advocacy Group to bring Gigi's Playhouse to the Balloon Fest.

Gigi's Playhouse chose the Balloon Fest to launch their new national mobile program. Gigi's Playhouse is the only worldwide network of Down Syndrome achievement centers that changes lives through free-results driven programs for individuals of all ages, their families and communities. In helping individuals with Down Syndrome achieve their best of all, they also advance their larger vision of global acceptance for people of all abilities.

The Down Syndrome Advocacy Group is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. It exists to serve individuals with special needs, their families, and the community through resources, education, and support.

[to top of second column]

The mission of DSAG is to promote the value and contributions made by individuals with Down syndrome to our society, to advocate the acceptance and inclusion of individuals with Down syndrome, and to serve as an educational and social resource for families and to those with Down syndrome.

"We are very excited to be able to announce this partnership between the Chamber, DSAG and Gigi's Playhouse for the 2017 Balloon Fest. We look forward to incorporating the launch of their mobile programming into the event and are excited to have such a wonderful organization to work with to promote global acceptance for people of all abilities. We are very appreciative of Natalie Marquez's and the DSAG to bring this to our community. "

The 2017 Balloon Fest will be August 25 and August 26, 2017.

[Cathy Wilhite, Director/President Lincoln/Logan County Chamber of Commerce]

< Tourism index

Back to top