Broward County students and their fathers and/or father-figures, community partners and special guests from the NFL Hall of Fame Michael Irvin and Warren Sapp.
The inaugural “Me and My Dad Challenge” is a free event that includes fun team-building activities, an obstacle course, academic competitions, prizes and refreshments.
The “Me and My Dad Challenge” is sponsored by Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) Early Childhood Education, BCPS Title I, Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Broward County, Tony Sands Speed Training, City of Fort Lauderdale, OIC of South Florida, Fatherhood Mentorship Program, Children’s Services Council, Best Youth League, and Miami Dolphins.
The “Me and My Dad Challenge” aims to encourage fathers and other adults who serve as primary role models for children, to step up and become more involved and engaged in their lives.
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
6 – 8 p.m.
Attendees may pre-register at www.memydad.eventbrite.com
Joseph C. Carter Park
1450 W Sunrise Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale
For more information, contact Tony Sands, Broward County Public Schools Parent Educator, at 754-321-1961.
MEDIA ARE INVITED TO COVER THIS EVENT.
ABOUT BROWARD COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) is the sixth largest public school system in the United States, the second largest in the state of Florida and the largest fully accredited K-12 and adult school district in the nation. BCPS has over 260,000 students and approximately 175,000 adult students in 229 schools and education centers and 95 charter schools. BCPS serves a diverse student population. Students are from 204 different countries and speak 130 different languages. For more information about BCPS, visit (browardschools.com), follow us on Twitter (@Browardschools) and like us on Facebook (facebook.com/browardschools).