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Wednesday
18
APR

RACHEL'S CHALLENGE

09:00
15:30
Miramar Fire-Rescue
Event organized by Miramar Fire-Rescue

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While her life was tragically cut short during the Columbine High School shooting on April 20, 1999, Rachel Joy Scott’s shining example of kindness and compassion was not defeated that day. Come hear the inspiring true story of one girl’s dream being fulfilled over a decade after her death. The presentation is a powerful reminder of the little things we can do every day to make our world a better place.

Rachel's Challenge exists to inspire and equip every person to create a permanent positive change not only in themselves but in their schools, their businesses, and communities.

Over 1.5 million people are involved in Rachel’s Challenge programs.
More than 1,200 schools and businesses are reached.
Over 150 suicides are averted.
Bullying and violence decrease.
Community service and acts of kindness increase.

Help schools and businesses become safer, more connected places to live and learn.
Stimulate real culture change by actively involving the entire community in the process.
Change lives by providing culturally relevant social/emotional training.
Increase achievement and ensure results by engaging the participants’ heart, head, and hands in a continuous improvement process.

Morning and Afternoon Sessions: 4/18 or 4/19 at either 9:00 AM or 1:30 PM (each session is scheduled to last approximately two hours).

Price: FREE

EVENT LOCATION: 2801 SW 186TH AVE, MIRAMAR, FL 33029 (Sunset Lakes Community Center)

Presenter Bios:

LARRY SCOTT
Larry is Rachel’s uncle. His two teenagers were present at Columbine High School the day of the shooting. Larry has spoken to tens of thousands of people in live settings as well as on numerous television broadcasts. Larry’s warm and caring personality effectively communicates Rachel’s message of kindness and compassion.

MARIE G. GUMA, PsyD (ABD)
Marie is a well-known and experienced professional in the substance abuse community in South Florida. She began her career providing psychological therapy to the underprivileged youth in Miami-Dade County where she worked in collaboration with the Dependency Court as she provided individual therapy to foster children and parents who lost their parenting rights (permanent and temporary) due to allegations of abuse or neglect. Her passion for making a difference in her clients' life, lead her to become an advocate volunteer. She has spent years building relationships nationally in the substance abuse field and has created a name for herself due to her professionalism, ethics, experience, and passion.

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How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please contact us at (954) 602-4834, Monday through Thursday from 8:00 AM through 5:00 PM or submit your question online: http://www.miramarfd.org/950/Contact-Us