Event Spotlight

September 22, 2003

Four Mile Airport Run and Family Walk Benefits Down Syndrome Clinic

Hundreds of runners and walkers will trek an exciting course on Sunday, Sept. 28, winding around BWI Airport and Northrop Grumman as airplanes drone overhead. Now in its 17th year, the BWI Airport 4 Mile Run and 2 Mile Family Walk, presented by Northrop Grumman, benefits the children of the Kennedy Krieger Institute Down Syndrome Clinic. Top runners qualify to race in the Peachtree Run in Atlanta, and receive pre-paid, seeded entry, round-trip flights and hotel accommodations. The race starts at 8:45 a.m., and more than 1,300 participants are expected.

The Down Syndrome Clinic offers multi-disciplinary, comprehensive services for children, adolescents and youth with Down syndrome, including evaluations, preventive medical screenings, medical consultation, parent training and ongoing therapy. For more information about the BWI Airport Run and Family Walk, call 410-933-RUNN or log on to http://sensor.northgrum.com/bwirace for more details.

Constellation Energy Classic Partners with Kennedy Krieger

Golf enthusiasts are thrilled that the Champions Tour, formerly known as the Senior PGA Tour, is returning to Maryland. The 2003 Constellation Energy Classic, to be held Sept. 8-14 at the Hayfields Country Club in Hunt Valley, will be one of the premier outings on the tour. Kennedy Krieger is proud to have been named one of the event's beneficiaries. Official tee times will be posted the day before the tournament begins, and all rounds will be broadcast live on The Golf Channel. Tournament organizers are looking for volunteers to help with the week-long activities. To volunteer, or for more information, please contact the Constellation Energy Classic tournament office at 410-234-6197.

Kennedy Krieger Institute Announces Retirement of President and CEO

Dr. Gary W. GoldsteinThe Institute’s board of directors is conducting a national search and is expected to name a new CEO in the coming months.
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