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Interactive and fun-filled day will provide fathers and sons with information and hands-on practical advice for achieving a life of excellence.

By: Malissa Carroll
Thursday, August 18, 2016

About the Event:

Join the PATIENTS Program at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy for Me & Pops, an event designed to encourage the male children in our communities -- and the influential men in their lives -- to strive for excellence by defining health, wellness, and success from a holistic approach, starting at home.

Date: Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Location: URec Fit Center
                University of Maryland, Baltimore
                621 W. Lombard Street, Fourth Floor
                Baltimore, MD 21201

Activities and Information Sessions:

Fathers and sons will attend an interactive and fun-filled day with great information and hands-on practical advice for achieving a life of excellence. Topics will include:

  • Key for Success
  • Setting Goals
  • Listening and Communication Skills
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Spiritual Foundations
  • Servant Leadership
  • Integrity in Everyday Life

Additional activities will include:

  • Basketball drills led by international professional basketball player Rodney Elliott
  • "Planning Your Vision" workshop
  • Marshall arts and yoga exercises
  • Free breakfast and lunch

Speakers for the event will include:

  • Rod Stokes, Chief Executive Officer, The Regeneration Project
  • Crystal Berger, Author, Motivational Speaker, Host/Producer/Writer for the FOX News Channel and FOX News Radio in New York
  • Pastor Franklin Lance, Senior Pastor, Mount Lebanon Baptist Church
  • Geden Franck, MD, Medical Resident, General and Sports Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine
  • Byron Desbordes, DDS, University of Maryland Baltimore DDS Clinical Instructor

Who Should Attend?

Attendees must be ages 11-18, and accompanied by a father, grandfather, uncle, or male caregiver who is at least 25 years old.

How to Register:

Space is limited and advanced registration is required. To register online, please complete this form.

For more information about this event, please contact Dr. Jasel Martin at (410) 706-0897 or patients@rx.umaryland.edu.