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We Rock’d Our Socks – Super Hero Style

What a fabulous night we had at Andrew’s 4th Annual Rock Your Socks “Super Hero Style” fundraiser Friday evening. Wow, wow, wow! Thank you to everyone who attended, sponsored, baked and donated to this fabulous event for Andrew’s ongoing “Helping … Continue reading

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Kindness Is Never Far Away

Never underestimate the power of kindness, its’ always around the corner. World Down syndrome Awareness Day is March 21st, and this is the day that we come together to celebrate people with Down syndrome, their abilities and their accomplishments. We … Continue reading

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Be The Reason Someone Smiles Day

Join my son Andrew Banar in celebrating his Annual “Be The Reason Someone Smiles Day” birthday wish of doing Random Acts of Kindness for others. Andrew who was born with Down syndrome celebrates his birthday on April 5th and wants … Continue reading

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Look Into Your Heart

“If we could look into each other’s hearts and understand the unique challenges each of us faces, I think we would treat each other more gently, with more love, patience, tolerance and care.” ~ M.J.A.  

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Save The Date For A Fun Event

SAVE THE DATE EVERYONE. . April 20th will be Andrew’s Annual “ROCK YOUR SOCKS ~ SUPER HERO STYLE” Fundraiser being held once again at Colasantis Tropical Gardens. Stay tuned for more information in the coming weeks about tickets & sponsorship … 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 some of these fantastic pictures that were taken over the weekend and look at how much fun everyone had. … Continue reading

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Andrew Is Always On A Wonderful Journey

Help Fill A Back Pack (Bear In A Bag) With Andrew Banar Andrew Banar is a young man with Down syndrome and owner of Group Hug Apparel in Kingsville Ontario. Andrew has recently partnered with the Dollar Tree in Leamington … Continue reading

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Even Super Heros Need A Hand Sometimes

Andrew is contacted often to help provide comfort for little one’s who are sick in the hospital or receiving treatments for an illness. He does this by sending packages to them with a new stuffed toys or one of his … Continue reading

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Celebrating World Down Syndrome Day, Everyday!

Andrews journey in life is leading to many beautiful destinations. This past week, Andrew was invited to speak to grade 6 students from Saint ursula School in McGregor ON and to pick up 505 decorate socks for Andrew’s “Rock Your … Continue reading

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Andrew’s Blog Post #4

My mom and I went to London on Saturday to meet a new friend. His name is Matthew. It was a really fun day. We went bowling and had some lunch. Matthew likes music, movies, games and eating at restaurants. … Continue reading

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Introducing “Julia” a nail polish like no other

We are so very proud to announce  “Julia” a nail polish that was created by Andrew and inspired by his girlfriend Julia. Andrew is always searching for that perfect shade of polish and when he could not find it what … Continue reading

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Tan Lines And The Salon – Fundraiser

Less than two months after hearing her son, 8 year old Shane’s cancer had returned, Jennifer Jensen was diagnosed with cervical cancer. On Thursday April 2nd from 10 am to 6 pm Employees from Tan Lines and The Salon will … Continue reading

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Little Ninjas Christmas Party

Andrew & I were so honoured to be part of the In Honour of the Ones We Love Christmas Party for it’s Little Ninjas at the Ciaciaro Club. Santa & Mrs Clause were there to hand out presents and the … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas Everyone!

When you see a little one sick or going through treatment for an illness you hope that a few moments of their day can be filled with happiness & joy. Andrew hopes to bring those feelings to others all year … Continue reading

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BBQ Fundraiser for W.E. Care 4 Kids

Today we hosted our very first ever Group Hug Apparel BBQ fundraiser today at Freshco in Kingsville. We could not have done this without the wonderful volunteers that gave up their Saturday to help Andrew cook and sell hot dogs … Continue reading

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