Coach Jay Shares Her Story

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Site Coordinator Janelle Matthews was selected by Laureus USA to share her own personal story while spreading awareness about the power of play during the Mercedez-Benz USA National Dealer Meeting on June 10, 2015. Janelle spoke about her passion and dedication of being a Playworks coach to utilize play to bring out the best in every kid.  Please read more about this event and Janelle’s speech on The Huffington Post.

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