Former Seattle Seahawks NFL player and current Vice President of PATH2™ Online Career Selection Program, Dave DesRochers teams up with Stephen Tako, author of Junga the Dancing Yeti anti-bullying book series. Both men are over 6’6” tall and share the anti- bullying passion. Bullied because of his size in junior high, Dave understands how tough it can be on a young person who is judged by appearance, not by the person. Dave and Stephen will team up with corporate sponsors, notably the Rotary Club of Santa Clarita Valley, across southern California to attend charity events and donate autographed books to children.

Stephen Tako is a Keynote Speaker and a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, the Screen Actors Guild and Rotary Club. Dave DesRochers is VP/Partner PATH2HappiSuccess; Vice President of Orange County Chapter at NFL Players Association; Keynote Speaker and former NFL Football Player with the Seattle Seahawks and Rotary Club.

Glenn Terry of the Rotary Club of Santa Clarita has organized a meeting between these anti-bullying “giants” and leaders of the City of Santa Clarita, Representatives from local School Districts and local Rotarians on Friday, May 21 st .

“The Rotary Club of Santa Clarita has purchased 100 Books of Junga the Dancing Yeti™ volume 1 & 2 (books on Anti-Bullying) to donate to all Elementary school Libraries in SCV”, said Mr. Terry. “We've had the amazing opportunity to have met with the Author who will also be present on Friday. We will be distributing the books sometime soon and hope that they help make a positive impact on the children of SCV.”  

Confirmed Attendance:
Jeff Pelzel- Superintendent- Newhall District   
Colleen Hawkins- Superintendent-Saugus District Jezelle Fullwood- Asst. Superintendent-Sulphur Springs-
Cameron Smyth- City Council 
Stephen Tako- Book Author
Dave DesRochers Former NFL player and Vice President of PATH2
Glenn Terry – SCV Rotary President
Linda Pederson- SCV Rotary

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