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Matt Mayberry Joins Becky Skillman Leadership Institute Event to Benefit Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence County

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CHICAGO, IL – July 11, 2013 – Former Indiana University Football Player Matt Mayberry will be speaking at the Becky Skillman Leadership Institute “Cherish the Past. Embrace the Future. Inspire the Next Generation” event on Friday July 12, 2013, at Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence County, Kari’s Gym, located at 2009 19th Street, Bedford, IN 47421. The event which starts at 9am, will benefit the Boy & Girls Club of Lawrence County.

Mayberry will be a guest panelist along with technology attorney Evan Brown, and keynote speaker, Former United States Congressman Lee Hamilton, and special guest speaker, United States Senator Dan Coats. The event is the first in a series, spearheaded by the institute’s namesake, Indiana’s 49th lieutenant Governor Becky Skillman, who will also be provide closing remarks. Also in attendance will be Kyle Brown, Chief Professional Officer of Boys and Girls Club of Lawrence County, who will be providing special remarks, motivational speaker Josh Bleill, and Mayor Shawna Girgis.

On his involvement Mayberry said, “It’s an honor to share the stage with such phenomenal leaders at the Becky Skillman Leadership Institute. My mission is to challenge everyone in attendance to take their life to the next level.” Mayberry was signed by the National Football League Chicago Bears in 2010. After reaching the pinnacle of his sport, he suffered a life changing ankle injury. It was this event that has inspired Mayberry to embrace his true passion of helping others, through personal coaching, development and motivational messages.

Earlier this year, Mayberry published the book A Guide to College Athletic Scholarships: A Personal Journey” (ISBN: 978-0-9889705-3-3). The book, a step-by-step guide thru the athletic scholarship process, tells the story of how Mayberry went from an average student athlete, with little prospects; to becoming a dynamic athlete with over a dozen scholarship offers by his senior year.

Mayberry was team captain at Hinsdale South High School, and at Indiana University he was team captain from 2009-2010, earning All Big-Ten honors in his senior season, and lead the Hoosiers in tackles in his junior and senior years. Mayberry, was awarded team recipient for the prestigious Howard Brown Award, which exemplifies leadership, courage and work ethic. Mayberry is currently Indiana University’s record holder for most sacks in a single game.

About Matt Mayberry:
Matt Mayberry is CEO, of Matt Mayberry Enterprises [www.mattmayberryonline.com]. He is a speaker, fit-life strategist, high performance business coach and author. A natural motivator, Matt inspires people towards positive change, and challenges individuals to reach their fullest potential in life, whether in personal relationships and development or career. Matt brings a positive message to colleges, high schools, Fortune 500 companies and professional sports teams. He has been featured on ABC, NBC, ESPN, Comcast and the Big Ten Network; and has worked with Stedman Graham’s AAD organization, Boys and Girls Club, YMCA, and Children’s Memorial Hospital.

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