‘Glee’ Star with Down Syndrome Receives Award

Lauren Potter's work raising Down syndrome awareness was recognized.

Actress Lauren Potter of “Glee” was recently honored with the first-ever Samantha Marcia Stevens Family Award of Excellence in Raising Awareness. The award was presented to the television star on stage at the Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress (MDSC) 16th annual Buddy Walk & Family Picnic in Wakefield, where Potter was the special guest. Potter is […]

Father Runs to Repay Down’s Organization

Steve Hawley and his daughter Alice.

After about eight years of receiving advice, education, and support from the Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress, Steve Hawley decided it was time to pay it back, one step at a time for seven miles. Hawley, 45, will be running in the 40th annual New Balance Falmouth road race Aug. 13 to raise money for the […]