I am so excited to be presenting at the first ever Count Me In Conference in Winnipeg, Manitoba. It is being held on February 24 at the Centennial Concert Hall. There are amazingly talented speakers lined up for this event including my very dear friend, Scott Hammell. He is "paid to breathe" and is a four time Guinness World Record Holder. He is one of the nicest people I know and has a great message to share with everyone.
I'm really thankful to the founder of Count Me In, Shane Feldman for inviting me to present at this event. Kids like Shane remind us that we're only limited by the size of our dreams and that we can make a difference if we believe in ourselves and we tell someone about our dream. When we do this, it is really cool how people want to help!
As an ambassador for AfriOceans Conservation Alliance, I spend a lot of time thinking about ways to help save our oceans and our planet. There are lots of little things you can do every day that don't take much time or effort at all, but these little things add up. If we all believe our efforts can help, we'll be amazed by the positive difference we'll make for each other and for our world.
Please follow me on Twitter @sharkwarriorjr for water saving tips, shark awareness info and cool facts about our planet.
On April 17, 2013, I will be speaking about saving the oceans and sharks at the largest youth run conference in Canada. I'm so excited to have this wonderful opportunity to share my message.
I'd like to thank Popy Dimoulas-Graham for introducing me to Shane Feldman. Meeting him was incredible. I'll never forget it.
What is the Count Me In Conference? Well, I got this from the website:Count Me In is an organization that promotes and encourages any and all acts of volunteerism among youth, both locally and globally, in an effort to create social change and enhance personal growth. Count Me In Conference (CMIC) is a single day event focussing on the power of youth to create positive change! Designed to inspire, motivate and empower today's youth to become leaders, the main goal of CMIC is to give students the tools they need to get involved and make a difference! Count Me In was started by teen activist Shane Feldman when he was 13 years old, and is now recognized as the largest initiative of its kind, run entirely by students.
It is a chance like this one that reminds me of what can happen when you try. So, here's my message to you -- if you believe in something and want to make a difference, YOU CAN. Just try. Keep trying and don't give up. Tell someone who believes in you and ask them to help you.
No effort is ever wasted.
"We never know the worth of water till the well is dry." ~Thomas Fuller, Gnomologia, 1732