Monthly Archives: April 2011

Thank you TD Bank

Special thanks to TD Bank for sponsoring the Community Champion Award.  What a great presentation it was with representatives Heidi Lemberg and Pamela Godman from TD Bank attending along with Palm Bay Deputy Mayor William Capote and City Council Member Michele Paccione.   A Big Thank You also to Matts Casbah, Shore Lanes in Palm Bay, and […] Read the Rest…

Community Champion Award Presented to Renae King Matteson

Palm Bay, April 29, 2011 – The Reality Check Foundation presented its quarterly Community Champion Award on Friday, April 29, 2011 to Renae King Matteson.  The award was presented in the lobby of Palm Bay business Globe Wireless which is Renae’s place of employment.  Palm Bay Deputy Mayor William Capote and City Council Member Michele […] Read the Rest…

Crime, prison and how the Reality Check Program was founded

On Saturday April 30th at 10am to 11am on WMEL AM1300 the “Talk To Me Station” and worldwide on the web at www.realitycheckradio.org  Myself, Larry Lawton the President of Lawton911 and the Reality Check Program DVD will open my heart and

Larry Lawton to Appear on Local TV

Larry Lawton, President and Founder of LAWTON911 and the Reality Check Program will appear on an upcoming edition of “BE SAFE” a successful public service TV show that promotes safety and awareness on a variety of topics.   The episode is sure to raise awareness among Brevard County residents on how we can reach out to our children […] Read the Rest…

Lawton911 supports Sylvester Lukis & Associates LLC

It is nice to see my friends Sylvester and Vicki Lukis expand such a positive and good company. Discussing issues that are close to my heart with Sylvester and Vicki showed me they CARE.  Isn’t that what it’s all about?  We all go through life and the ending is the same. When you have passion […] Read the Rest…

Reality Check Radio at the Melbourne Art Festival – LIVE!

The Reality Check Radio show heard on WMEL AM1300 in central Florida and worldwide on the web will be doing the show live from the Melbourne Art Festival Saturday April 23, 2011 from 10am to 11am. Guests for this no commercial special show will include Judge Cathleen Clark, Sabrina Douglas a 14 year old girl […] Read the Rest…

What is the best way to help someone re-enter society after they are released from prison?

Answer:   Dealing with re-entry is badly needed in the United States.  The United States has the most incarcerated people in the world.  Sadly, recidivism (people going back to prison) is between 41% to 64%.  If we can lower the recidivism rate we can lower the prison populations and save billions of dollars and thousands of […] Read the Rest…

Congratulations Breean Lewis on getting into the FBI leadership camp – good job Florida Today

What a breath of fresh air to read such a positive article on a teen rising above the negativity in this world and going after what she wants.  (Read article below) Lawton911 and the Reality Check Program deal with teens and young adults daily and we see the positive and negative our young people do […] Read the Rest…

Brevard cities push for extra officer won’t work – waste of 1.17 million

Brevard cities push for extra officer.  As an ex-con and a person who reentered society successfully I applaud STEPS for bringing this most important issue to the forefront, BUT spending 1.17 million dollars to try and connect former criminals with police officers to track, mentor, and counsel them on their way to becoming responsible members […] Read the Rest…

Sarah Jackson – Social Worker & Victims Advocate On The Reality Check Radio Show

Don’t miss today’s show at 10am on WMEL AM1300 “The talk to me station”  Sarah Jackson is an amazing young woman and after meeting Sarah I have faith in the future of Brevard and this country.  When I talk to young people it is not WHAT they do that impresses me, but the passion in […] Read the Rest…