Saturday, March 17, 2018

“Best Buddies is so fun and I recommend it to anyone"

From the Milford Daily News, articles of interest for Franklin:

"The beautiful ladies and dapper gentlemen of the Franklin Best Buddies flaunted their gowns and suits during the promenade on Friday night, just a short time before the real dancing began. 
This year’s prom took place at the Franklin Elks Lodge and was, as always, a bonding experience and great success with about 80 students in attendance. 
Best Buddies is an international organization dedicated to ending the stigma towards those with intellectual and developmental disabilities by pairing them up with people without disabilities for outings and events like the Best Buddies Prom. 
“It’s to give them an opportunity like every other high schooler,” said Miriam Connolly, adviser for Best Buddies. “Honestly, it’s a ball. They dance and dance. My typical students will tell me they have more fun at this than the other prom.”

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