North Bay Civitan Club of D’Iberville/ St. Martin accepting Buddy of the Year nominations

Do you know someone who shows examples of promoting inclusion and acceptance of people with Down Syndrome in coastal Mississippi? Why not nominate them for the 2022 Gulf Coast Down Syndrome Society’s Buddy of the Year?

This recognition will be announced and presented during the Gulf Coast Down Syndrome Society’s 22nd annual Buddy Walk on Saturday, October 15th at the Gulfport Sportsplex.

A committee selected by North Bay Civitan Club of D’Iberville and St. Martin will review the nominations and select one recipient.

You will be notified if your nominee is the recipient to ensure the recipient is in attendance on walk day. North Bay Civitan Club President Keith Wilson said, “The Buddy Walk is something we take part in and we’re proud to sponsor this award. The Buddy of the Year Award recognizes somebody who provides inclusion, acceptance, and care for others who have Down Syndrome.”

To request a nomination form, email Nominations will close on October 1st.

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