11/1/13 Update

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11/1/13 Update

It’s been over two weeks since we launched the tour. So far the tour has been very great, not just for me personally, but for everybody and every school I’ve been too. The first school I went to was Chesaning Middle School in Chesaning, Michigan. They were a great group and I also challenged them to raise more than $750 for the fundraising. If they are successful in completing the challenge, I promised to dye my goatee green for the remainder of the tour. The other schools I went to Anderson Middle School in Berkley, Bellaire School in Bellaire, TC Central High School and TC West Middle School in Traverse City, I have also challenged them all as well. If they are successful in their challenges, their names will go on the RV. I believe that they all can be successful in the fundraising challenge. The media coverage for the tour has been unreal I can’t be thankful enough for how much the media has covered the tour. Not long ago I was in Flint at Carmen Ainsworth High School where I was on ABC 12’s live morning show. It was a great experience and a lot of fun doing that, hopefully its practice for me down the road to appear on other morning shows. This week was kind of a quite one, but next week the tour picks right back up and will be crazy busy until the schools break for Christmas. Stay tuned for continued updates on the tour as it will continue to keep growing and become bigger than what it is now. Also for those of you who haven’t heard, I am in the final 3 for the Pistons Game Changer of the Year Award. Voting ends on Nov.15th. Please vote everyday for me and you can vote more than once on your computers, iPhone, iPad, etc. Please help me and spread the word. Thank you and God...

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Oct. 17th Launch Date!

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Oct. 17th Launch Date!

MEDIA ALERT THE AUTISM ALLIANCE OF MICHIGAN LAUNCHES FIRST OF ITS KIND STATEWIDE ANTI-BULLYING TOUR YOU’RE INVITED TO JOIN US! WHEN: Thursday, October 17, 2013 9:00 a.m. WHERE: Michigan State Capitol, Lansing, MI WHO: Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley, Anthony Ianni, Anti-Bullying and Autism Advocate, AAoM, Tom Izzo, Michigan State University Basketball Coach WHAT: The Autism Alliance of Michigan’s Anthony Ianni and Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley will announce the launch of the Autism Alliance’s RELENTLESS TOUR. The initiative is the first of its kind in the country, and Ianni will pledge to reach every middle school across the state in one school year to share his anti-bullying message. WHY: Bullying is something that affects everyone in some way, and individuals with autism are often the biggest targets. Together with the support of Lieutenant Governor Calley, Coach Tom Izzo, Red Wing Niklas Kronwall and the Department of Civil Rights, the Autism Alliance is committed to working to eradicate bullying through this initiative. The tour is made possible through the generous donations of Atlas Oil, Citgo, General RV, Smart 911, University of Michigan Athletic Director David Brandon and Emergent Biosolutions. JOIN US IN KICKING OFF THE RELENTLESS TOUR! Visit: www.relentlesstour.com for further information INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITIES: Onsite, advance and post press conference interviews are available. Please contact: Heidi Hedquist 248.872.1022 heidi@hackintothecause.org to schedule a one-on-one...

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