Making Healthy Connections on the 17th featured PYD Board Member Ray Grand as the guest speaker. He spoke about the importance of staying motivating to achieve your dreams.
Ray’s message to the current MHC participants is to “find what makes you happy, and don’t stop working until you achieve your dreams.” He talked about how all his dreams to play in the NBA motivated him to keep playing basketball.Ray earned a full scholarship to Oklahoma State University to play wheelchair basketball which gave him an opportunity to pursue a degree in Entrepreneurship. He explained that keeping physically fit is a way to keep the mind positive and healthy. MHC participants shared their favorite ways of keeping active, such as dancing and soccer. Ray challenged everyone in MHC to think of what they want to be, and then encouraged them to think of the steps they will need to take to achieve their goals.