From Key West to Indiana in Three Weeks
deCycles is a teen cross country cycling group which includes over 50 teenagers who are riding the “Southeast Coast to Climb” bicycle trip from Key West to Bloomington, Indiana.
This group of teens have already made a stop at Universal Studios, Cape Canaveral, Daytona Beach, St. Augustine and on Tuesday, July 1, they will be coming through Savannah.
The deCycles group will make their way to Aldersgate United Methodist Church on Tuesday afternoon, where they will be greeted with a reception in the Family Life Center.
deCycles started in 1969, is an interfaith teen bicycling trip that challenges riders to move through the many adversities of riding down the road. Through their stories and music, they inspire all ages to “never give up, no matter how difficult the challenge”.
Follow their journey on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/decycles2014
Encourage Health Series Starts Kicks Off in Savannah
Learn healthy lifestyle nutrition tips at the first Encourage Health lecture in Savannah begins on Tuesday, February 25. Peter Brodhead, the owner of Brighter Day Natural Foods in Savannah will present “12 Rules to Greater Health”. This health education series is an initiative of Healthy Savannah and sponsored by Enmark, Savannah Magazine and media partners WJCL and Savannah Morning News.
10 Week Lean Challenge Celebration December 7, 2013
The Healthy Savannah Lean Challenge Team
To celebrate over 6,000 pounds being lost in a 10-week Healthy Savannah LEAN community-wide fitness and weight loss challenge, a final team challenge will be held on Saturday, December 7, at 11:00 am, at the Forsyth Park bandshell. An awards ceremony will be held at 12:30 pm, and the public is invited to attend.
Many team participants will be competing in the Enmark Bridge Run earlier on Saturday morning, with an opportunity to visit the Forsyth Farmers Market before prizes are awarded to top teams and players.
From GSU to the NFL
Adrian Peterson, Georgia Southern’s former championship running back, will be speaking to young and future athletes on Thursday, November 7, at 6:00 p.m. at Performance Initiatives Fitness.
Peterson, who was drafted by the Chicago Bears in 2002, spent eight seasons with the NFL team, including the 2006 NFC Championship season and Super Bowl XLI. He played one season with the Virginia Destroyers in 2011, then re-joined the Bears through a coaching internship program this past summer.
Peterson will be speaking about his new autobiography, “Don’t Dis My Abilities,” which calls attention to his on-going challenges with stuttering, and his challenge of faith during his infant daughter’s medical crisis.
Former GA Agricultural Commissioner Staff Member
Joins Insurance Division of Sullivan’s
Martin Sullivan, Jr
Martin Sullivan, Jr. has joined Sapelo Insurance, a division of the Sullivan Group, as a licensed property and casualty insurance agent. He is the third generation to join the Sullivan family business.
As a graduate of Hamden-Sydney College with a bachelor’s degree in political science, Sullivan went to Atlanta to begin working on Gary Black’s grassroots campaign for Georgia Agricultural Commissioner. Sullivan then served as a Special Assistant to the elected Commissioner and moved up to the position of Senior Advisor to Agricultural for Policy and Outreach, where he worked with legislators and local elected officials on legislative policy and constituent issues.