Archive for April, 2011
As you all know, this past Friday was Earth Day. And this year marked the 40th anniversary of a day that is dedicated to the environment and doing something to make a difference. This year there was an enormous amount of support for this event!
There is even an international campaign promoting “One Billion Acts of Green!” This is a project dedicated to having a billion acts of environment service and advocacy performed.
So far over 40 million actions have been completed — which is the largest environment service campaign in the More >
I found this article about what the United States Tennis Association (the organization that I play for) is doing to help kids all around the First Coast area learn the game of tennis on equipment that is made just for them!
In 2010, Share The Love was founded to provide funding that allows tennis organizations and facilities to purchase the necessary equipment to offer USTA-sanctioned 10 and Under Tennis (which is how I started playing years ago!!)
With equipment from QuickStart, the tennis nets are shorter, the racquets are made to fit smaller More >
This is a pretty amazing story that I wanted to share. We talk all the time about what kids can do to make a difference and here is an example of a 10 year old that felt the need to do a good deed!
Cliff Forrest had heard about William “The Refrigerator” Perry who had played NFL football for the Chicago Bears in the 1980′s and won Super Bowl XX in 1985. But due to some financial problems and being diagnosed with a disease, Guillain-Barre Syndrome in 2008, he had to sell More >
Hey Guys, how was your spring break? I had so much fun going down to Florida to visit with my grandparents. The weather was wonderful, it was sunny and hot the whole time we were away and it was nice getting out of the cold for awhile.
While we were in Jacksonville, my parents took me to this Alligator Farm and Zoological Park in St. Augustine and it was really cool.
Not only did they have 23 different types of crocodiles, but they also had reptiles, monkeys, turtles, and birds of all kinds. I was told that More >