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Marta's Catering from The Venue
Marta's Catering from The Venue
Dashboard Blue

Entertainment by Steve Weams - The Caribbean Cowboys Band


What Is The Flip Flop Hop?
The Western North Carolina Down Syndrome Alliance will host a special evening celebration "The 6th Flip Flop Hop - Dancing for Down Syndrome, Asheville's Only Tropical Gala". The event will take place on Saturday, February 13, 2016, with all proceeds going to support education, advocacy and special projects of the Western North Carolina Down Syndrome Alliance (WNCDSA) such as annual camp & enrichment program scholarships, monthly parent meetings, annual family picnic, new parent packages and other special needs as determined by the WNCDSA Board. 100% of the funds from this event will be used to benefit individuals/families within WNC. This gala will be held at the Orange Peel in downtown Asheville and includes an exciting silent & live auction with packages that range in price and offer something for every member of the family. Admission is $50.00 per person, and includes two drink tickets to accompany the menu selection which offers a variety of island flavors provided by Marta's Catering from The Venue. Doors open @ 7:00. The sounds of Asheville's own Caribbean Cowboys Band will provide the tropical spirit as they take us "Down to the Islands" with their mix of reggae, Buffett, beach, blues and boogie. Dashboard Blue band will take stage @ 7:00pm. We look forward to seeing you on February 13th as you join us to Dance for Down Syndrome - flip flops optional.

Thank you Western North Carolina

The Western North Carolina Down Syndrome Alliance would like to thank all of the event sponsors, volunteers and the WNC Community for their support of "Asheville's only Tropical Gala - The Flip Flop Hop" which has been a successful event since 2006! (Check back often to see our auction items and visit our Facebook page for additional upates.)

Click below to read the Laurel of Asheville and Sophia's coverage of each Flip Flop Hop Gala since 2006...


Stan Pamfilis
Honorary Chair

Home Trust Bank Park Ridge Health



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