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GiGi’s Playhouse Down Syndrome Achievement Center Announces Inaugural “A Night to Inspire” Event

night to inspire

DETROIT – September 16, 2019 – GiGi’s Playhouse Detroit, an internationally recognized achievement center focused on individuals with Down syndrome, is pleased to announce their inaugural “A Night to Inspire” with the theme of “Roaring 20’s in the D”. The fundraising event is set for Friday, October 11 at the Royal Oak Farmer’s Market, 316…

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The Personal Impact of Volunteering at GiGi’s Playhouse Detroit

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One Volunteer’s Story Rachel Eckert connected with GiGi’s through another great organization – the Miracle League of Michigan. Getting to know several families who have a child with Down syndrome through there, as well as having our Fantastic Friends Program Leader, Nancy Sovran, asking her to lead some group yoga classes, she decided to jump…

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Beyond Our Expectations: Over the Edge Detroit

When our Board Members Bob and Jorja first brought up the idea of doing an Over the Edge fundraiser, several of our team thought they were crazy. That was over a year ago. Who knew we’d have such an incredible first ever Over the Edge event for GiGi’s Detroit? The response blew us away. And…

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Breaking Records at our Detroit Grand Opening!

After two years of planning, fundraising, promoting, location-scouting and build out, the day had finally come. Sunday, January 27, 2019 was a day our GiGi’s Playhouse Detroit team will hold in our hearts for years to come. With no idea how many or who would brave the frigid temperatures and snow, we were blown away…

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Press Release

  GIGI’S PLAYHOUSE DOWN SYNDROME ACHIEVEMENT CENTER COMES TO DETROIT   Grand Opening set for Sunday, January 27, 2019 from 1-4 PM   January 21, 2019  (DETROIT) – GiGi’s Playhouse, whose mission is to change the way the world views Down syndrome and send a global message of acceptance for all, is hosting its 41st grand opening from 1-4…

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Touchbase #4

Our 4th installment by Luke Tyrrell and friends.  Lisa Kocab, President of GiGi’s Playhouse Detroit gives a short demonstration on 1-on-1 tutoring that will be offered at the playhouse.

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A Night on the Red Carpet was a Night to Remember

A Night on the Red Carpet Was a Night to Remember Saturday, November 3, 2018 was no ordinary night. After 6 months of planning, the 2nd Annual Fashionable Gala – A Night on the Red Carpet – celebrated our loved ones with Down syndrome, while raising necessary funds to open and begin offering programs out…

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Luke Tyrrell with Jeff Nelson from The Tux Shop

Luke Tyrrell stops in to talk with Jeff Nelson, owner of The Tux Shop on Woodward Ave. in Birmingham. They have generously supported our Fashionable Galas by providing tuxedos for our male models. We are so grateful for their support! You can purchase tickets for our November 3, 2018 Fashionable Gala at https://gigisplayhouse.org/detroit/fashionshow

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The Tour by Luke Tyrrell

Want to see whats going on at our very own physical location for GiGi’s Playhouse Detroit ??!! Luke gives the BEST tour of our location! Luke Tyrrell will be doing touch bases occasionally with key players for the building of our Playhouse Detroit (think our builder in action, plumber in action, Men Who Care’s donation and many other beautiful…

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