A Day of Celebration, Community and Inclusivity

  1. Updates

We had so much fun seeing everyone playing Freeze Tag at the Mounds View High School stadium at our “We Play Together” Event.

Thank you to Mounds View Public Schools for this fantastic partnership.  Seven hundred people came together for a giant game of Freeze Tag. We also welcomed the newest cohort of Junior Coaches who will be promoting safe and healthy play at each of their schools throughout the year!

Check out our Facebook page to see our event video and photos, including drone footage of the event in action!

This event started out as the idea of passionate group of parentsthank you!  Thank you also our student volunteers, Women’s Cross Country Teams of Mounds View and Irondale.

Thank you to our amazing sponsors for this event who are also supporting the Junior Coach Leadership Program in your schools:

  • Twelve Consulting Group
  • Eggert Family Dentistry
  • The Bartel Group Counselor
  • Realty, Velocity Public Affairs

A special thank you to Mounds View High School for the use of the stadium and G&G outfitters for the event hats.

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