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Lace Up Your Running Shoes!

Registration is officially open for the 3rd Annual HRC Fitness Charity 5K & 1 Mile Walk benefiting GiGi’s Playhouse Hillsborough! Held on Sunday, October 2, registration is $25 for the 5K and 1 Mile walk now through the end of July, and increases to $30 on August 1. After the race is the Dash for…

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Thank You Volunteers!

by Liz Kepniss, Site Coordinator When I think of all that we do at GiGi’s Playhouse Hillsborough, I can’t help but think about all the good that our volunteers contribute to our programs and daily operations. Our interns Caryn & Chris help with community outreach, write thank you letters and yes even help clean and organize…

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Gala Planning Fun for the Hillsborough Playhouse

After talking and planning for the last 11 months, it is almost time for Hillsborough’s 2nd i have a voice Gala.  It was almost a year ago when I was first introduced to GiGi’s Playhouse from my good friend and fellow board member, Kim Kirwan who invited me to the Inaugural Hillsborough Gala.  My husband…

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Celebrating a Year of Achievement at GiGi’s Playhouse Hillsborough

It has been an AMAZING first year for everyone at GiGi’s Playhouse Hillsborough! It seems like just yesterday we were celebrating our grand opening, and here we are a year later celebrating our first anniversary. Everyone involved with the Playhouse, staff, board, families, friends and volunteers alike, have enjoyed our interactions with the Down syndrome…

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GiGi’s Playhouse National Conference- What an Impact!

by Maureen Madden, GiGi’s Playhouse Hillsborough Board Member Who knew last March when I first attended the GiGi’s Playhouse Hillsborough i have a Voice Gala that I would be writing today about my amazing experience of my recent trip to Schaumburg, Illinois for the GiGi’s Playhouse National Conference. It has been an incredible few months. …

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Volunteer Wish List

  People often ask what are the things we need most to keep GiGi’s Playhouse Hillsborough running. Yes, we need money and specific items, but what we need the most are people. Volunteers are what makes the Playhouse possible- they help run the programs, tutor the students, clean the Playhouse, and staff the special events,…

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Run, Walk & Dash for Down syndrome!

The HRC Fitness 2nd Annual 5K & 1 Mile Walk benefiting GiGi’s Playhouse Hillsborough will take place on Sunday, October 4th, and will have something for everyone. After you finish running, walking and dashing, stay for the Fall Festival. An afternoon of family fun that includes seasonal food, giveaways, inflatables, a Spooky Studio, fitness demos, and…

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My Summer at GiGi’s Playhouse

A note from the Site Coordinator: Shannon started her summer telling us why she chose to volunteer her time at GiGi’s Playhouse Hillsborough. Now that the summer has come to an end and she returned to school this week, she wanted to express just how much this summer has meant to her, and the impact…

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Window Unveiling Ceremony & Party!

The Official GiGi’s Playhouse Hillsborough Window Unveiling Ceremony and Party is this upcoming Sunday, July 26, 4- 6 PM! The windows will feature the beautiful and joyful faces of 16 of our Playhouse participants, ranging from 1- 35 years old. Come enjoy the celebration featuring ice cream from our friends at LJ’z Boardwalk, games and activities for everyone to…

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Summer Reading with Shannon

Summer Reading with Shannon is a reading program targeted to all ages. The purpose of the program is to encourage everyone to read and gain a love for it. Everyone who participates will have a folder kept at GiGi’s Playhouse, and will be given a log to take home to record their reading progress.  Reading progress will…

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