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PROUD would like to thank the family of Pat Salt ( Hannah’s grandma ) for the donation of £415 to PROUD in lieu of flowers.  We are sorry to hear of the sad death of Pat Salt who for many years has supported PROUD from the early days when it was first set up


We would like to thank the family of D Grainger for donations in lieu of flowers


Victoria Bird is running London Marathon for PROUD if you want to sponsor her please click the link

You can also take part in her 28 miles for PROUD for just £12 and get a medal  To take part just click on the sponsor link and leave your name and 28 miles for PROUD you need to run, walk, cycle, swim or you can do a mix of a couple or all of them to cover 28 miles for the month of February


You can donate to us using the secure site of Virgin Money


Thank you to Mr H Singh Aujila for his donation to PROUD



We would like to thank the family of Mark Gooding for their donation to PROUD following the sad untimely death of Mark, our thoughts are with you at this time

If you want to donate or fundraise online for PROUD you can now do so via the Virgin Money Giving site

Click here to visit our Virgin Money Giving page 


Summer Trip

Tomorrow sees the PROUD Summer Trip 2011 take place at Twycross Zoo!

PROUD will pay for 2 adults, a child with Down’s and their siblings. We will be meeting at 11am outside the main entrance.

For more information, please email us.

Upcoming Events (April 2010)

Up and coming events for your diary

There will be no meeting on Sat 1st May ( as its bank holiday weekend ) but we are having a BBQ on Sat 8th May ( please email to tell us if you’re coming and number of adults and children and if you are vegetarian so we know for catering purposes or text us on 0795 101 9506 thanks )

The BBQ is at 4 Tynings Lane, Aldridge ( next to the little church on the corner ) 2pm – 4pm There is no charge for this event but please do tell us your coming

Saturday 5th June – Summer Trip to Twycross Zoo – Please email us if you want a booking form for this trip or text us you address details so we can post a form out to you

Saturday 3rd July 2pm – 4pm at Leighswood Childrens Centre
Logan communications are coming to talk and demonstrate some communication systems that they have to help children with down’s syndrome to communicate and help with speech.

Parent Partnership Services will also be on hand to answer any questions regarding your educational needs.

We will be having a break over August ( although we will be doing a craft session at Walsall Art Gallery but watch this space nearer to the time )

Re start again on Sat 4th September at Leighswood Childrens Centre 2pm – 4pm

Today’s Meeting

PROUD today Sat 6th March 2pm – 4pm at Leighswood Childrens Centre, Broadmeadow, Aldridge WS9 8FY

Please note that the next meeting ( which usually falls on the first Saturday of the month ) is moved to Sat April 10th at Leighswood Childrens Centre due to it being Easter the week before

Christmas Party 2010

A big Thank you to all who came and supported the Firestation event we raised £1200

The next PROUD meeting is the Christmas Party on Sat 5th December which is being held at St.Thomas church ( please note change of venue from previous years )St.Thomas Close, Aldridge WS9 8SL
at 2pm – 4pm

If you do want to come to the christmas party, please can you email so we know for catering purposes and most importantly that Santa knows as he brings the presents!!! and we’d hate for children to come and be disappointed that santa forgot their present!!!

Calendar 2010 front page
We have now got our PROUD calendars available to buy. These will be available at the christmas party or if you want to buy them online you can go to the PROUD calendar website If for any reason ( apparently internet explorer uses may have ) the link to buy the calendar doesn’t work try this link, you may need to copy and paste it into your browser;_button_id=9736896

The next meeting will be in February which will be back at Leighswood Childrens Centre 2pm – 4pm We will have Ken Upton from Parent Partnership services on hand to advise about Statementing and other Educational needs you may have and also have a speech and Language therapist coming to run through the DownsED SEE AND LEARN programme which you can find out more about if you click here