ADA — Visiting nearly 800 schools each year, Team Impact delivers a message to hundreds of thousands of students about the dangers of drugs, alcohol and the importance of academic excellence. Three of the strongest men on the planet will be making visits to 14 local schools in the area this week to share an inspiring message of hope without religious content. Sponsors say the goal of Team Impact is to reinforce the values and ideals which teachers and administrators are instilling in their students.

Team Impact appears on their weekly television show and other television programs reaching millions of people around the world with their extraordinary demonstrations and motivational speaking. The team is comprised of 20 athletes with backgrounds ranging from NFL football to WWE wrestling. The athletes build rapport with students to confront head on the obstacles and negative challenges that young people face today capturing their attention with their demonstrations of strength. Their age appropriate assembly topics include abstinence, anti-drug and alcohol, peer pressure, academic excellence, moral dilemmas, suicide and violence and respect for authority.

Trinity Baptist Church is sponsoring the Team Impact group visit to the Ada area. The men are scheduled to demonstrate astounding feats of strength such as shattering five feet of concrete with one blow from their massive arms and snapping baseball bats in half with their bare hands. Team Impact appears nightly at 7 p.m. Oct. 27-29 at Trinity Baptist Church, and three times Sunday at 9:30 a.m., 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m. All appearances are free to the public.

For information about Team Impact visit www.team-impact.com, for their religious content and www.team-impact.net for their school assembly content.

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