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December News–We’re hiring!!

We’re Hiring! As some of you may have heard, Amanda Sweum has resigned her position to pursue another opportunity. We wish Amanda the best and thank her for her time at GiGi’s! That also means that we have a job opening! We’re looking for a motivated individual to help bring the GiGi’s core values to…

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GiGi’s awarded Gilchrist Grant!

News Release Sioux City Chapter of GiGi’s Playhouse receives $20,000 grant from Gilchrist Foundation! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (NOVEMBER 27th, 2017): Julie Burhoop, President of the Board of Managers for the Sioux City Chapter of GiGi’s Playhouse Down Syndrome Achievement Centers, announced today that GiGi’s Playhouse has received a $20,000 grant from the Gilchrist Foundation to…

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Knight balds himself for GiGi’s Playhouse! Drama Troupe begins!

GiGi's Playhouse: Lady Callahan & Sir Robert

GiGi’s Playhouse had a busy weekend! Knight Sir Robert of the Kingdom of Riverssance graced us with his presence, along with other various knights and ladies, knighting our participants, and embodying the GiGi’s Generation G message of being accepting, being generous, and being kind.                   Sir Robert…

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Club GiGi has a Sponsor!

Woo Hoo!  Club GiGi has a sponsor!  Many many thanks to the Kazos family for making this possible!                 About the Sponsor Alex, Jessica, Ava, Alex, and Charlie Kazos chose to sponsor Club GiGi in loving memory of their son & brother, Samuel Alekos Kazos. Samuel was born in…

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Mayor’s Proclamation!

THANK YOU to Mayor Bob Scott and City Council of Sioux City for making the Proclamation that October is Down Syndrome Acceptance Month in Sioux City, Iowa! And now you, Citizens of Siouxland, have been invited to participate in Down Syndrome Acceptance as well.  We like to call this being a part of “Generation G.”…

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October is Down Syndrome Acceptance Month!

The leaves are starting to change, fall temperatures are arriving, and the calendar is filling up at the Playhouse!  We’re excited for a busy month ahead…especially a Proclamation at City Hall on October 9 at 4PM!!!!  Please join us for this declaration of acceptance and a balloon release at the Playhouse immediately following! Two words,…

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Ribbon Cutting and Open House!

THANK YOU to everyone who attended the Ribbon Cutting and Open House this past Tuesday for GiGi’s and Crossroads! We are SO BLESSED by all of your support.  Thanks to the Sioux City Chamber of Commerce for bringing the ribbon, huge scissors, and so many Green Coats and community members!  We love sharing our space…

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Meet the Board: Brittany Busch

Hey GiGi’s Family! My name is Brittany Busch, and I am a new face to the Sioux City GiGi’s Playhouse, but wow, do I feel fortunate to be a small part in this wonderful cause! I first heard about GiGi’s, while working as a preschool teacher under Ron Koch at Unity Elementary. I had previous…

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What is “LMNOP”?

LMNOP: What is it?  Maybe you’ve seen a recent posting on Facebook about it, but didn’t know what the letters meant or who it was for. Long story short, Language Music N’ Our Peeps (LMNOP) is an interactive and engaging program designed to guide parents and young children through learning basic sign language and other…

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We’ve moved!  Just in case you missed it on Facebook, we are now UP AND RUNNING in our new location! We are OVER THE TOP excited about this and we invite you to stop by and say hi!  We want to give you a sneak peek of the new space, but we would love it…

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