“A Chance for Children”

“A Chance for Children”

Children’s Book by Dr. Avramidis inspired by the Creator of Baywatch   Greece, April 23, 2016: “A Chance for Children” (ACFC) is the name of the new children’s book and program that may be used internationally during the International Water Safety Day, created by Dr Stathis Avramidis and inspired by true events from the life of Greg Bonann and Tai Collins, the creator and screen-writer respectively of Baywatch.   THE REAL ACFC In 1992, Greg Bonann, Gold Medallion recipient by the International Swimming Hall of Fame who is best known by his world success TV series “Baywatch”, co-founded “Camp Baywatch” to help inner-city children have a second chance in life. His efforts would not be possible if Tai Collins, screen-writer of Baywatch and a very decorated person, would not have added her long experience in similar missions. When the TV series “Baywatch” ended, there was a need to change the name to reflect more on the work that this camp did to children. Thus, “A Chance for Children Foundation” was born. Until today, it continues to help thousands of children in USA and other countries.   THE AUTHOR In 2009 and in 2012, Dr. Stathis Avramidis from Greece, was honored by the International Swimming Hall of Fame, “for his outstanding contributions to lifeguarding and water safety worldwide“. Avramidis is one of the most dedicated and decorated water safety advocates and one of the most prolific authors in the world. His constant and warm communication with Bonann since 2010, inspired Stathi to adapt a fairy tale book that had started a little while after the establishment of “Camp Baywatch”, while...