July 2009--Bloomington, IN--For three days in July, over two thousand students from around the world converge at Indiana University to learn how to be better friends. Best Buddies an international organization enhances the lives of people with intellectual disabilities by providing opportunities for one to one friendships and jobs. Hilary Cruz, Miss Teen USA 2008 (left) and Maureen McCormack with friends.
High school and college leaders spend three days in classroom and small groups learning skills to bring back to their Best Buddies chapters and community. This training impacts lives and make a difference in people's lives.
National sensation, accappella group, Straight No Chaser, made a special appearance.