To many people, this week will go down in the history books as one of the best weeks EVER! Not only did the Chicago Cubs win the World Series for the first time in 108 years, but it was also the week of the 2016 GiGi’s Playhouse National Conference!
39 Playhouse locations were in attendance this year and all were sharing stories of how we are collectively changing the way the world sees Down syndrome. We are bringing back ideas to enhance our free educational and therapeutic-based programs, strengthen our presence in the community, and more! We cannot wait to see what year two will bring for GiGi’s Playhouse Fort Wayne.
At the end of the National Conference, everyone celebrates! After being open only nine months, we were awarded the Neutron Star award. My mother always says that nothing is perfect, but GiGi’s Playhouse Fort Wayne has an award saying we are (almost) always right! This award would not have been possible without all of YOU! Now, where should we hang this beautiful award?