1. Why did you join the Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show Committee?
“I joined the Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show Committee two years ago after attending the gala in previous years. I have a first cousin, Diane Drees, who has Down syndrome.”
2. What does supporting the Global Down Syndrome Foundation mean to you?
“By supporting this foundation I hope I am helping to increase awareness of people with Down syndrome, including what misconceptions still exist and medical issues specific to them.”
3. Why should people support the Global Down Syndrome Foundation?
“I hope people will support the Global Down Syndrome Foundation as Down syndrome is the least-funded major genetic condition despite being the most frequent chromosomal disorder.”
4. Please share a sentence or two about your life, including what is important to you and anything else you would like to share with others
“I have been married for 32 years to my husband Jim and we have two wonderful daughters and a very special son-in-law.”
“When one door closes, another opens, but we often look so hard and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one that has opened for us.” – Alexander Graham Bell