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Former world-class sprinter coming to Chiefland

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By David Davis

The Suwannee Valley Rotary Club is hosting former world-class sprinter and motivational speaker Almon Gunter for a special program scheduled for noon Oct. 26 at the Haven Hospice Community Center. Gunter will share how he is working with Chiefland Middle/High School to build Indian Pride. Gunter uses his experiences and success on the track to help others reach their maximum velocity performance in the game of life. The cost is $10 per person, including lunch catered by Beef O’Brady’s.

Almon Gunter is CEO and president of Almon Gunter Motivates Inc. He is a highly acclaimed motivational, inspirational public speaker, author, and consultant, as well as a former world-class sprinter in track. He is the author of three books: “Focus on the Final Seconds and Win the Game of Life,” a how-to book on achieving both mental and physical fitness success in life; “Focus To Win” analyzes personal traits needed to build a strong foundation for success and “The Essence of Teamwork” outlines the eight principles of a winning team. 

As a world-class sprinter in track Almon competed internationally in over 15 countries and ran the 13th fastest time in the world for 200 meters at the height of his career.

 Almon’s background in training and development, senior management and athletics provides a unique perspective on life. It is his desire for all individuals to possess the drive, dedication and determination to succeed in achieving their goals. His formula involves die-hard dedication, never-ending enthusiasm, hard work, heart and hustle, with the end result of becoming a MVP in the Game of Life.

Please call Lisa at Tri-County Chiropractic, 352-493-1540 for reservations. Seating is limited, so call early.

The Suwannee Valley Rotary Club meets each Thursday at the Haven Hospice Community Center at noon. The club provides a variety of community outreach projects and fundraisers to improve the community. To learn more about Rotary please visit www.rotary.org