I didn't mark OT because IMO this type of stuff is never OT.
I look back three years ago and I have witnessed a determined attempt to smear RR and staff since they arrived. No matter what happens and no matter how you feel you must admit that this staff is beyond caring. The work at Mott, the handling of DR with concussion symptoms, the discipline of Hagerup and the total class of how they have remained above the fray has impressed the heck out of me.
I encourage you to show your support. Mike Barwis runs an event every year. Drop him some dough and write a letter of support and encouragement. This man will follow RR anywhere he goes. Character does not follow someone who doesn't have it because that wouldn't be character.
Go Blue and Merry Christmas!
During the holiday season, we will unite with as many children as financially possible at a local church. A small meal will be provided and children will be paired up with their Angels. Angels consist of professional football players and college football players from the University of Michigan. Children will then be transported via bus to a local Meijer store where they will be reunited with their Angels. The child and their Angel are allotted a specific amount of money to shop. Most of the items purchased are necessities like clothes, hats, shoes, shirts, underwear, socks, etc., and each child is allowed to also acquire 3 or 4 toys. This event is the single most rewarding portion of the year for everyone involved. There is nothing more important than touching the life of a small child, especially one in need. The glimmer and illumination in a little one’s eyes is the most wholesome light that graces this earth.
The excitement and sincere appreciation that the children express is unimaginable. They are not elated to receive an X-Box or a remote control car, instead they are excited that someone cares. Someone cares enough to help clothe them. Someone cares enough to mentor them and provide a role model. Someone cares enough to offer love, consideration and assistance in a time of need. We at BarwisMethods feel this is the single most important thing a person can do. What better place to start than with a child, who because of your kindness, may pass it on to another at a later date.
Those wishing to donate can send checks to:
Barwis Methods LLC,
2232 South Main Street #334,
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48103.
Checks should be made out to Keystone Community Church. In the memo area, please writeBarwisMethods Athletic Angels. 100% of your donated money will go directly to the children.
We thank you in advance for your love and support!!!