Gary Palmisano, VP of Racing at Churchill Downs, 2023 Gallop Gala Friendship Award Winner

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Photo of Executive Director, Julie Torzewski presenting the award to Gary Palmisano. Photo by Bill Wine Photography

Each year our Friendship Award is presented to an organization or individual who has shown an exceptional level of support for DSL. This year’s recipient doesn’t have a family member with Down syndrome. But he has a can-do attitude, a kind personality, and a big heart, especially for our amazing members. He has been unbelievably dedicated and supportive over the years, our events raise a large portion of our annual budget, and his involvement with the Gallop Gala and Pro-Celebrity Golf Tournament has been crucial to their success. THANK YOU, GARY!

Congratulations to our 2023 Gallop Gala Friendship Award Winner… Gary Palmisano, VP of Racing at Churchill Downs

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