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5 Ways Teens are Adapting to Change

5 Ways Teens Are Adapting to Change In February of this year almost every teenager was looking forward to how their life would change. Perhaps it was graduation, prom, learning to drive, or transitioning to high school. The exciting, positive changes of being a teenager. Then came COVID-19 and their lives changed in way no one could have ever expected. Seemingly overnight their entire lives were canceled and replaced by something new. The kitchen table

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AUGUST 3RD 2020 | THE 4TH ANNUAL CONNERSTRONG FOUNDATION GOLF TOURNAMENT

The 4th Annual ConnerStrong Foundation Golf Tournament was hosted at Westfields Golf Club in Clifton on August 3, 2020. Even with the ongoing COVID pandemic, we followed government guidelines and were blessed with great support and turnout. The weather was beautiful, even with the remnants of a tropical storm and hurricane threatening, Conner was truly looking down on us. The day began with golf, with people staying for a late lunch/early dinner featuring guest speakers, raffled and a silent

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ConnerStrong Foundation and Little League Hit A Home Run

ConnerStrong Foundation (CSF), a 501(c)3 organization in Alexandria Va. founded in 2017, works to bring awareness to mental health issues and suicide prevention and to change the discussion about mental health, especially in our teens and young adults. The foundation also provides outreach and comfort to the families and communities affected by mental health and suicide. In the fall of 2018, CSF held an in-person training session about youth mental health and suicide prevention. This

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JANUARY 18TH-19TH 2020 | NBC4 D.C. Health & Wellness ExPO

The NBC4 Health & Wellness Expo, held in DC on January 18th-19th brought together over 250 exhibitors showcasing a weekend of fun, fitness and tips on living a healthier lifestyle. This free, family-friendly event, provided health screenings, workouts, special guests and the chance to meet NBC4 and T44 anchors and reporters. ConnerStrong Foundation was part of a select group of exhibitors focused on mental health and wellbeing. We were showcased in the “Changing Minds” section of

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September 3rd 2019 | 3rd Annual ConnerStrong Foundation Golf Tournament

The 3rd Annual ConnerStrong Foundation Golf Tournament was hosted at Springfield Golf & Country Club on Monday, September 23, 2019. The day focused around golf, with people staying for dinner and evening entertainment featuring guest speakers, raffled and a silent auction. Thank you to everyone that attended — Proceeds Raised: $60,050 towards our Kids Camp and other projects — 114 golfers, 46 dinner guests. 3rd Annual ConnerStrong Foundation Golf Tournament September 23, 2019 Springfield Golf

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October 15th 2018 | The 2nd Annual ConnerStrong Foundation Golf Tournament

The 2nd Annual ConnerStrong Foundation Golf Tournament was hosted at Springfield Golf & Country Club October, 15th. The day focused around golf, with people staying for dinner and evening entertainment featuring guest speakers, raffled and a silent auction. Thank you to everyone that attended — Proceeds Raised: $54,500 — 132 golfers, 198 dinner guests. 2nd Annual ConnerStrong Foundation Golf Tournament October 15, 2018 Springfield Golf & Country Club Beneficiaries: Comfort Zone Camps, A Place To

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October 10th 2018 | Out of the Dark Walk DC

When you walk in the Out of the Darkness Walks, you join the effort with hundreds of thousands of people to raise awareness and funds that allow the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) to invest in new research, create educational programs, advocate for public policy, and support survivors of suicide loss. Thanks to Walkers and Donors like you, AFSP has been able to set a goal to reduce the annual suicide rate 20% by

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MAY 3RD 2018 | STEALING OCEANS FEAT. MUTUAL GROOVE & BEN HARDESTY + A CONNERSTRONG FOUNDATION BENEFIT SHOW

Stealing Oceans is a Nashville-based hip-hop fusion group that was formed by Brian Thompson to bring messages of positivity and appreciation for each day. Together, Stealing Oceans strives to inspire others with their message to Stay Youthful, Be Grateful, and Always Love. Mutual Groove is a drummer and bassist duo comprised of DMart (David Martin, drums) and PGravy (Pat Graves, bass). Their intent is to be a multi-faceted rhythm section by not only creating and

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