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If We Spend Time Judging…….

If we spend time judging, who we are……. It takes time away from Loving, ……who we really are! Our world shows us these quick glimpses of ways to live. We see theses images everyday. From people we meet to images … Continue reading

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The chosen path

I am so grateful that you helped me chose my path in life many years ago. And I’m blessed to share it with so many wonderful people along the way, especially you. Since we have started this journey together, I … Continue reading

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162nd Annual Harrow Fair

Wow! What a way of ending the summer with 4 full days fun at the 162nd Annual Harrow Fair ….check out all of these fantastic pictures that were taken over the weekend and look at how much fun everyone had. … Continue reading

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Never forget the journey

I have been seeing so many beautiful pictures of students getting all dressed up and graduating from grade 8. It is always wonderful to see the happy faces and proud moments being created. Seeing them reminded me of many wonderful … Continue reading

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Rock Your Socks ~ Fundraiser

On Friday, April 1st, 2016 (no joke!) we will be holding our 2nd Annual Pasta Dinner Fundraiser for Andrew’s ‘Helping Sick Kids One T-Shirt At A Time’ Campaign at Colasanti’s Tropical Gardens, 1550 Road 3 E, Kingsville, Ontario. This year’s … Continue reading

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World Down syndrome Day ~ 2016

Well it’s that time of year again, for everyone to “Rock Your Socks” on March 21st, World Down syndrome Day! We will be celebrating 11 years! How fantastic is this! Down Syndrome International encourages friends all over the world to … Continue reading

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Looking back in 2015 and Looking forward to 2016

Happy New Year 2016 ~ I want to inspire others to never give up ~ You have welcomed my son Andrew into your lives and we cannot thank you enough. My family is humbled by everyone’s support, encouragement and love … Continue reading

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Christmas Shipping & Hours

So we are never really closed for the holiday’s since you can shop on line, however our shipping elves will be taking a little bit of a break and slowing down to celebrate the season until the New Year. Well … Continue reading

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There’s always a rainbow

I’m reminded that life is not always perfect and that the world is full of challenges, full of obstacles, full of struggles and of uncertainties. But what I am also reminded of is that if we are patient and surrounded … Continue reading

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Bowling with friends

I went bowling with all my friends. We had so much fun bowling and we had pizza and pop. My new friend Matthew came down from London to bowl. It was nice seeing him. He bowled on my team. Here is a … Continue reading

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October Is Down Syndrome Awareness Month

Down Syndrome Awareness Month “October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month, a chance to spread awareness. During the month, we celebrate people with Down syndrome, their abilities and accomplishments.” Please join Andrew Banar, owner of Group Hug Apparel in celebrating Down … Continue reading

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Inspiring Business Owners

I was looking through previous e mails and i came across one that was written by Maureen Wallace of SheKnows media about Inspiring Business Owners who not only have a business but they also have Down syndrome. Reading this again … Continue reading

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Mom Of The Month and a Birthday.

I woke this morning at 7 am to Andrew making me coffee and a couple of text messages from loved ones and an e mail from Moma Deb. Text messages …Good morning Karen, I hope you have a Happy Birthday … Continue reading

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No one Fights alone!

Andrew, you are my Hero. You fight every step of the way and always take chances. You are always willing to learn and try new things. You my son, have showed me that everyone has the ability to achieve. You … Continue reading

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Andrew helping young adults with Down syndrome achieve a higher education

Andrew is doing something really awesome with his Group Hug Apparel. He is helping individuals who have Down syndrome achieve a higher education by being part of Rubys Rainbow on line auction. Andrew fulfilled his dream of attending college in … Continue reading

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