Monthly Archives: February 2010

Larry Speaks, February 2010

New Year, New Opportunities – I traveled to Washington last week with the support of Congressman Bill Posey (R-Florida). Upon arrival, Posey announced: “I’m glad to see Larry in Washington spreading the message about the good work he does. You can’t put a price on stopping a child from falling into an adult life of […] Read the Rest…

REALITY CHECK GOES BOWLING

It’s all about the kids and we plan to have a fun filled bowling event for 160 teens ages 11 -17 complete with a bowling clinic put on by professional bowlers, a 2 game bowling tournament, and an awards banquet with food and drink. There is no cost to the participants, it our way of […] Read the Rest…

Lawton’s Reality Check Visits Congress

With a passion for helping teens and young adults, ex-con Lawrence Lawton met on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2010 in Washington DC with members of the House Sub Committee on Crime. Lawton hopes to have his message and successful program of reducing juvenile crime to be shared across the United States. Lawton held meeting with committee […] Read the Rest…

YOUNG LADIES CLUB OF BREVARD

An impressive program in Brevard County helping young women, this organization enriches the lives of teenage girls through education, motivation, and encouragement. Founded in May of 2002, Sekia Mackenzie recognized a critical need for new ways to deal with the issues facing a good many young girls today. By building self-esteem, self-motivation skills and a […] Read the Rest…

Letters to the editor (Jan. 19) Ex-con’s program can help keep kids on track

In response to Sunday’s Florida Today (01-17-10) front-page article, “Students get dose of prison realities,” as a Brevard County teacher for many years and passionate about helping children succeed in life, I have found that making good choices in all areas of school and life is how they will be successful. Many of the 11- and […] Read the Rest…

Brevard School Board Denies Program that Helps Kids

Kudos to Jeff Schweers for his article in Sunday’s (01-17-10) FLORIDA TODAY “Students get dose of prison realities”; Jeff did his homework and reported the facts. As Larry Lawton’s business partner, I see firsthand families that have been helped and are so appreciative of Larry speaking the truth to their kids – what the parents report […] Read the Rest…