Author Archives: Janet Burke

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With a Little Help From My Friends

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A Special Message from Dave-

I’ve been so blessed with an amazing start to my speaking career.  But, I need your help for my continued success.  Please share my story, follow me on social media or pass along my information to anyone that could use my skills!

Here’s a quick look at what we have accomplished so far in 2018.  Thank you to everyone!


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What’s a Rumble Pony?

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Leave it to Dave to ask the tough questions!  We may never know what a Rumble Pony is, but Manager Luis Rojas shares with Dave about how the Binghamton Rumble Ponies are hosting a D3 Day.  It’s a wonderful opportunity provided by the  Dave Clark foundation to offer a free day of baseball fun to children with disabilities.  If you would like to register, volunteer or donate, please visit the D3Day web site for more information.


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A Pound of Kindness

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First grader Dave Clark is worried: There’s a field trip coming up and they’ll have to walk 5 or 6 blocks, but Dave is recovering from polio and wearing leg braces… will he hold up the class?  Then, along comes classmate Ernie Pound with a simple act of kindness that changes everything!

 

All of us at Dave Stevens Speaks are so proud to be a part of this project!   Join in the excitement and consider contributing to the A Pound of Kindness Kickstarter! Proceeds will benefit the Dave Clark Foundation and  D3 Day events where children with disabilities are able to enjoy a day of learning baseball skills and meeting professional athletes.

About the Project: “A Pound of Kindness” is a children’s book about a child with a severe physical disability whose life is a changed when a fellow student performs an act of unforgettable kindness. This story is based on a true-life account of Dave Clark, a first grader suffering from polio, who was shown compassion by classmate Ernie Pound. Unknown to each other, both boys grow up to compete in professional sports.


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Making Miracles in Fort Myers

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It wasn’t just another Saturday in Fort Myers, Florida. It was a beautiful day to celebrate uniqueness and for kids to meet professional players who showed them how to hit, field and throw a baseball.   It was a day to experience success and dream big dreams. Here’s what happens when the Fort Meyers Miracle teams up with the Dave Clark Foundation, including our very own Dave Stevens, to make once-in-a-lifetime memories.

 

Learn more about D3 Days scheduled for this summer!


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