January Newsletter
Looking forward to an amazing 2019!

I hope this finds everyone well and enjoying 2019. Thank you for being part of our DSAG family. The board and I are planning some new and exciting events and programs. If you would like to be part of the planning process send an email to angie.holbert@dsagtn.org for more information. Thank you for supporting DSAG!
Angie Holbert
DSAG Executive Director  
Check out this video of some of the events DSAG had in 2018!
Would you be interested in touring the Titanic Museum in Pigeon Forge with DSAG?
Titanic Museum 2134 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

01/26/19 2:00pm - 01/26/19 3:30pm

Take a guided tour of the Titanic Museum with our DSAG group.
Adult tickets- $10 (13 and up)
Children ages 5-12 $8.50
4 and under- Free
I'll be there!
I can't make it
Educator of the month

DSAG is excited to recognize outstanding educators in our area who demonstrate excellence in the classroom, dedication to all students, and involvement in the community. Each month an educator will be selected and recognized in the following month's DSAG newsletter and Facebook page. Each month's winner will be entered in a contest for a prize in December 2019.

Please make your nominations by January 25, 2019 for February.
Save the Date!

Help DSAG celebrate World Down Syndrome Day with our annual Race 3.21!

The race is set for Sunday, March 10, 2019 at West High School. If you or someone you know would like to help with planning or would like information about sponsoring the race please contact me at angie.holbert@dsagtn.org or 865-202-8867.

Save the Date for DSAG Dollywood Day 2019!

DSAG Dollywod Day will be Sunday, March 31, 2019! Lunch will be from 1 pm-3 pm. Look for more details and registration in the coming weeks!
D.A.D.S. will meet
January 7, 2019
DADS will meet at-
McAlister's Fountain City
2885 Tazewell Pike
Knoxville, TN 37918
6-7:30 pm

Dads, grandads, or anyone who is a father figure in the life of an individual with Ds are invited to be part of the group. 
Littles and Lattes
Wednesday, January 9
10-11:30 am
DSAG is excited to offer a program for our preschool age group. Littles and Lattes is designed to be a playgroup type setting for children with Ds (ages birth to 6 years) and their parents. Feel free to bring your own latte or enjoy the provided coffee. No RSVP is necessary. Thank you to First Baptist Concord's Helping Hands Ministry for providing the space for us to meet.
Knox Extra Cool Moms
Mom's Night Out
Tuesday, January 15
7 PM
The Tomato Head, West Knoxville
7240 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, Tennessee 37919

Knox Extra Cool Moms Facebook page was created for Knoxville area moms of individuals with Ds to share information and social events. If you would like more information, look for them on Facebook.
The page is not managed by DSAG.
Upcoming Calendar of Events:
Tentative Event Dates for 2019:

January 7-DADS meeting
January 9- Littles and Lattes
January 15- KECM Night Out
January 25-Educator of the month deadline
January 26- Possible Titanic Day
March 10- 3.21 Race
March 21- World Down Syndrome Day
March 31- DSAG Dollywood Day
Do you shop at Kroger?

Kroger Community Rewards is for you. Thank you to those of you who have linked your Kroger card to benefit DSAG. We received a donation of $168.46, for you simply signing up here and using your Kroger card when you shop. 
The organization number for DSAG is 10330.

Click here to learn more.
Employment and Community First CHOICES

Employment and Community First CHOICES is a new program for people of all ages who have an intellectual or developmental disability (I/DD). This includes people who have significant disabilities.

Click here to learn more