From ShreveportTimes.com, By Loresha J. Wilson: Angel Smith was the younger twin, born three minutes after big sister Aubrie. The girls were jolly, always laughing and playing. “Just typical 3-year-olds doing what children do — and they loved each other,” said Pam Castine, the girls’ grandmother. That image of Angel and Aubrie was shattered June [...]
2000 Olympian and International Water Safety Day Spokesperson Anthony Ervin made a recent visit to Boston, MA. Ervin took time out of his day to talk to us about the importance of water safety and his upcoming meet schedule.
From Open Water Source: Shaun Anderson and Jayson Jackson continue to do tremendous good in this world. Their latest project, International Water Safety Day, is on May 15, 2012 and is meant to raise awareness of the drowning pandemic to the public. International Water Safety Day is an initiative by Diversity in Aquatics to to [...]
Follow the Leaders: Don’t know how to address minority swimming needs? Take a leap with these trailblazers.
From Aquatics International, by: Tara Eggleston: We know that engaging minority groups in aquatics programs is a national issue, but how can we help reduce the drowning and water-related injury statistics among these groups? I’ll bet some managers wonder if smaller-scale efforts such as program open houses, community meetings or water safety classes and events [...]
International Water Safety Day – Striving to make a planet that’s 70 percent water, 100 percent water safe. What is it? International Water Safety Day (IWSD) is a day designed to educate youth in becoming safer in and around the water while spreading global awareness about the ongoing drowning pandemic. With over 30,000 deaths monthly, [...]