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Bryan & Tom Lambke Authors- I JUST AM A Story of Down Syndrome Awareness & Tolerance


I Just Am

 A Story of Down Syndrome Awareness & Tolerance 

by Bryan and Tom Lambke


ISBN: 978-1-58985-020-0, Five Star Publications, Inc.
Phone 480-940-8182 / Toll-free 866-471-0777 / Fax 480-940-8787

e-mail info@fivestarpublications.com

Website: http://www.IJustAm.org

Publication Date: January 2006



Bryan Lambke      Now 23 years old, Bryan holds two jobs in the Phoenix, Arizona area (he sorts x-rays for shredding at the Center for Habilitation and works as a meeter/greeter at the Chandler AMF Bowling Center).  He dreams of getting a driver’s license, living on his own, and being married.  He continues to participate in Special Olympics and especially enjoys bowling, swimming, and basketball.  Bryan has two special girlfriends, Nicki and Nicole, and likes going out on dates.
      Bryan is the son of Tom and Karen Lambke.  An avid sports enthusiast, Bryan was just eight years old when he competed for the first time in the track and field events of the Illinois Special Olympics.  Fourteen years later, he stood atop the winner’s platform at the 2003 International Special Olympics in Dublin, Ireland.


Tom Lambke      Tom is the past chair of the Special Olympics Arizona Family Boosters Club, and is also a member of the Advisory Board of Best Buddies, a non-profit organization that enhances the lives of people with intellectual disabilities.  Along with his wife Karen, he is the founder and former president of Recreation and Athletics for the Disabled. RAD is a non-profit group in Chandler, AZ that financially assists individuals with disabilities to participate in recreational activities.  Tom and Karen’s daughter Shauna works with youngsters with special needs at an elementary school and is studying for a degree in nursing. 
       Tom is also the author of Spirit, Courage and Resolve, the story of Bryan’s road to becoming an International Special Olympics gold medal winner.  He is an instructional assistant in special education at Corona del Sol High School in Chandler, Arizona, and volunteers as a coach and umpire for the Special Olympics.








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Pan Left Productions- Presents BOYS R US SWEET SIXTEEN

Pan Left’s Sweet 16 Party with Boys R Us!
and special guests


            second boys r us photo

DATE: Saturday May 8, 2010
TIME: doors open at 7 pm
show starts at 8 pm
LOCATION: Club Congress
311 East Congress Street

$8/$12 VIP
All proceeds to benefit Pan Left

Pan Left is turning 16 this year, and what a better way to celebrate than to have a Sweet 16 party hosted by our friends Boys R Us, Tucson’s premier gender performance troupe! This one-time only special show will also feature Tina and the Dirty Skirts and Switchblade Parade. Come early to celebrate and to make sure you get seats.


second boys r us photoBoys R Us creates a rollercoaster ride of emotion, imagery, ideas and entertainment. In their performances they push the envelope of gender transformation to confront underlying social issues. They expand people’s minds of what gender is, is not, and what it could be. Visit them at http://www.tucsondragkings.com/



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Abingdon Theatre- Presents New York Debut of Steve Swift’s SISTER MYOTIS’S BIBLE CAMP

Our next production: SISTER MYOTIS’S BIBLE CAMP.
June 11 — July 4.
By Steve Swift
Directed by Jerre Dye

New York Premiere Being the head deaconess of an 80,000 member mega-church is not without its challenges. The faithful flocks need tending and the faithless… well, let’s just say there’s hope. Sister Myotis, Ima Lone, and Velma Needlemeyer will be in attendance to host the annual Women’s Church Retreat in hopes of giving backsliders, whoremongers, and the “chronically mediocre” a second chance at salvation.

Performances begin Friday, June 11
Wednesday & Thursday at 7:00pm

Friday & Saturday at 8:00pm
Saturday & Sunday at 2:00pm

All seats $25

Click here or call 212.868.2055 (M—F, 10—6) for your tickets now!

A Show! A Dinner! A Tax Deduction!
Join us on Tuesday, June 22, for a special added performance at 7:00 pm*, followed by a dinner at Staghorn Steakhouse. Tickets are $150 and all proceeds go to benefit Abingdon Theatre Company ($100 tax-deductible.) CLICK HERE or call Danny Martin, 212.868.2055 (M—F, 10am—6pm) for more information and to make your reservations for this extra fun performance.

Dorothy Strelsin Theatre
Abingdon Theatre Arts Complex
312 W. 36th Street, 1st Fl.
(btwn 8/9 Aves)

Watch Sister Myotis prepare for her

An Equity Approved Showcase

*Subscription ticket requests will not be honored for this performance

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