Gold Coast Down Syndrome Organization 23rd Annual Buddy Walk®


Gold Coast
Down Syndrome
23rd Annual
Buddy Walk®
October 15, 2017

Event: The 23rd Annual Buddy Walk

Date and Time: Sunday October 15th, 2017 8:a.m.-1:00 p.m. Check–in is at 8:00 a.m.; opening ceremony at 8:45/ walk start at 9:15 a.m.; all activities open 8:00-1:00 p.m.

Location: John Prince Park, Center Drive Pavilion, 4759 South Congress Avenue, Lake Worth, FL 33461

Registration Information $15.00 through 10/2; $20.00 after 10/2; participants may register day of the walk. Fee includes a t-shirt, walk, continental breakfast, and multiple activities for children. Hot dogs, drinks and additional food will be available for a small donation with 100% of the proceeds benefiting Gold Coast.

Description: The Buddy Walk is a Family Fun Event which includes a one mile walk, free breakfast, bounce houses, petting zoo, rock wall, pony rides, young children’s games, face painting, dunk tank, live entertainment, dj and dancing and a raffle and silent auction. The event raises funds for the Gold Coast Down Syndrome’s educational, social and advocacy programs (serving all of Palm Beach County) and promotes awareness of the capabilities and talents of persons with Down syndrome. The walk attracts 2500 people and in 2016 netted over $150,000.

Contact/Registration Information: Visit or contact at for more details.


Contact: Anne Dichele
Director of Public Relations
For Quotes: Daniela Chea,
Walk Co-Chair
Anne Dichele
Executive Director
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915 S. Federal Highway
Boynton Beach, FL 33435