Up4downs of SWLA Inc Sign in

2014 Presenting Sponsors



Invites you to join us for the 13th Annual Step up for Down syndrome Family Fun Day & Walk

October 3, 2015

Walk and Registration Details


The Walk will be held on

Saturday,  October 3, 2015

Prien Lake Park

9:30-10:00 am early registration

10:00-1:00 walk, lunch & activities

Register online today.  Your registration and donations help us promote awareness & acceptance of all individuals with Down Syndrome.  The money raised will help Up4Downs of SWLA  continue to provide education &  support to our local families and  community, as well as fund inclusive activities.

Early registration & guarantee of a t-shirt open until 11:59 pm  September 6th.   Late registration will start at 12:00am September 7 and will close at midnight on October 1st but you will  NOT  be guaranteed a t-shirt as the t-shirt order will have been placed.  You will also have the option to  register the day of  the event but registration will increase to $20  but again will not be guaranteed a t-shirt. We will be able to accept Cash, Check or Credit Card on the Day of the Event. 

 Donations may still be made online until 11:59pm on October 1st.  If you would like to be a sponsor please click on the link on the right for sponsor opportunities.  

If you are unable to register online you may  print out the forms from the link on the right and mail to P.O. Box 4233 Lake charles, La 70605 or bring with you the day of the walk.  You may also request a packet be mailed to you if you are not able to register online or print out forms. 

Please contact for questions :

Melanie Sarro


2014 Step Up 4 Down syndrome Walk & Family Fun Day

Loading Slide Show...


2014 Sponsors

Title Sponsor $2,000.00

Billy Navarre

Event Sponsor $1,000.00  


L'auberge Casino Resort

Delta Downs

Racetrack & Casino

Presenting Sponsor $500.00

McNeese State University   

  Jeremy Fuselier- Fuse Entertainment

Charlie Buller III,D.D.S

Patron Sponsor      $250.00

Coca Cola ~ Richard White ~ Beverage Sales 

 Greathouse-Farm Bureau Insurance ~ Signs Now

Rep.Chuck Kleckley Keller Williams Associates 

 Design Upholstery Eric & Francis Altazan 

 Jonathan Odom ~ GiGi's Downtown 

 Lil'Couchon-Paul Guidry ~ Lorenzi & Barnatt, LLP

Backer Sponsor $100

  Pam Courtney ~ Levingston Landand Title ~ Iberia Bank

  Capitol One Bank ~ Sheriff  Tony Mancuso

Seafood Palace ~ Johnson & Brown Funeral Home 

Iowa Lion's Club ~  Margaret Rider  ~  Miller's Pharmacy 

Sonic-Iowa ~ Total Service Supply  ~ Jonathan Gary 

 Clayton & Kayla Carlson ~  Britnee Heinen

TylerDixon ~  Chad Daniels ~ Audra Foster

Ed & Madeline Ellington ~  San & Al Landry 

Nick Lengyel ~ Michael Eason ~ Tim Wright

David & Christina Mathews ~ PJ & Leslie Olivier

Michael McHale ~ Tim & Sandra Savoit ~ Connie Talley

  Jimmy Soileau ~Trudy Turbeville ~ Josh Holton

St.Raphael's Knights of Columbus ~  Maureen King

 Carleton & Jennifer Boudreaux





21 Teams

416 Walkers


Registration Tips!

  • If you want to register more than one person per payment, make sure to click  'Register Next' instead of 'Registration complete'!
  • If you add a donation amount, it will be ADDED to your registration amount.
  • If you are signing up as a team captain you MUST click the box to create a fundraising page, this will serve as your teams fundraising page
  • You DO NOT have to have a PayPal account to pay online...you may pay as a guest on the PayPal site.

If you have ANY problems or questions, please email :

Melanie Sarro


Fundraising & Team Prizes


Most Raised

1st,2nd & 3rd place

Largest Team

Most Creative

1st, 2nd & 3rd place

Largest School Teams

1st, 2nd & 3rd place

Early Registration Printable Forms


Registration Form

Sponsor Opportunities

  Sponsor Form 

Team Registration Printable Forms


We’re excited to begin planning for the 2015 Step Up for Down Syndrome Family Fun Day & Walk scheduled for Saturday, October 3, 2015

Last year , We changed our Team Concept and it proved to be a lot of fun .  You will have to opportunity again this year to make your team standout. Teams will have the chance to put together a theme to show their support and team spirit.  Create your team theme with anything from balloons and t-shirts to costumes and props.  Let your imagination and creativity be your guide! 

As part of registration, each Step Up for Down Syndrome Family Fun Day and Walk participant will receive a general registration t-shirt.  Each participant, regardless of the team affiliation, will receive the same t-shirt.  T-shirts will not include a team name.  

If you participated in the 2013  & 2014 Step Up for Down Syndrome Family Fun Day & Walk, please remember to BRING YOUR MEDAL to this year’s walk!   If you it is your first time to create a team.  Your child with Down syndrome will recieve a medal that he or she will use for years to come.  Each year, returning participants will receive a special pin to add to their medals celebrating their continued participation!

 Team Packet & Forms

Media Sponsors