Down’s Syndrome Foundation to take part in SXM DOET

PHILIPSBURG – The Down’s Syndrome St. Maarten and Caribbean Foundation is a non-profit organization that caters to the needs of persons with Down’s Syndrome.

On Saturday, March 12, for SXM DOET 2016, the foundation has organized a program that will give their members an opportunity to familiarize themselves with different art forms and safety techniques such as, self-defense, First Aid, painting and much more.

At the end of the day, all participants with Down’s Syndrome will receive a certificate of participation, and will have an opportunity to showcase what they have learned, to family and friends. The day will end with a dance party for all persons present.

Persons with Down’s Syndrome may invite no more than 2 family members at US $5 each. Food, drinks, snacks and transportation (if needed) can be provided. “Come and join us on March 12, at the Little Well Oasis in Cole Bay. Let’s learn, laugh, share and exchange smiles,” the foundation said in a statement.

“We look forward to having all persons with Down’s Syndrome on St. Maarten and the neighboring islands join us on this day. By introducing new art forms and skills to your members and families, we hope that they may one day use these skills to either save a life and/or create something beautiful.

We need your participation to make this a success. In closing, we leave you with our motto: ‘See Potential, See Possibilities, Don’t Limit Our Voices,’” concluded the statement.

For questions, tickets and comments contact: President DSSC foundation Mireya J.  Torrenga-Maria at +1(721) 580-1994 or email: or Secretary DSSC Foundation Najhilah Brooks at +1(721) 526-1219.

Source: 721 news Down’s Syndrome Foundation to take part in SXM DOET