My Giving Story: Marisa Tompkins

Categories: Blog, Meet Our Friends, News, Why Support Research?
Run for Down syndrome, LuMind RDS Runners, Charity running, Allergan, bib races
By Marisa Tompkins Marisa is a dedicated supporter of Down syndrome research, “actively” showing her support through the LuMind RDS Runners program. She also advocated for LuMind RDS to be the beneficiary of her company’s charity fun run in January. I’m often asked what it means to have a child with Down syndrome.  My daughter Emily, who just …

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LuMind RDS Welcomes Three New Board Members

Categories: Blog, Meet Our Friends

At our October 28, 2015 Board meeting, the LuMind RDS Board voted in three new members. Please join us in welcoming Virginia Bennett Flynn, Patrick Kannon, and Christopher Lis. Virginia Bennett Flynn joins us from Massachusetts, but brings an international perspective to her Board role thanks to her extensive resume of working abroad and with global firms. …

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LuMind RDS Runners Leyda and Chad Simon Profiled

Categories: Blog, Meet Our Friends, Runners Program

Chad Simon is a student at Fort Hays State University – and a long-time runner for the LuMind RDS Runners program. Chad runs along along with his wife Leyda in support of their daughter Ashylnn who has Ds. Chad and Leyda were profiled in an article in the Fort Hays State University news outlining their …

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Cognition Goes Global – LuMind RDS Joins Down Syndrome International

Categories: Blog, Meet Our Friends

LuMind Research Down Syndrome Foundation is proud to announce we’ve joined Down Syndrome International (DSi) as an affiliate member. DSi is a global network of Down syndrome organizations representing 131 countries around the world. They’re aiming to channel the expertise and experience existing in many countries and use that knowledge to benefit other countries, especially …

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Celebrating 10 Years of ROMP

Categories: Blog, Events, Meet Our Friends

Thank you to everyone who played, smiled, laughed and donated in celebration of 10 years of the ROMP on October 11 in NYC. We’ll be adding more pictures as we receive them and can’t wait to see the video of the event! (It’s here! Thank you Keith Brady!) [vimeo 146076685 w=500 h=281] Romp For Research 2015 from …

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