Former Pro Football Star to Speak at Leadership NOW Lecture on Tuesday, September 29

Former Pro Football Star to Speak at Leadership NOW Lecture on Tuesday, September 29

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Jaycees announces former NFL star and Georgia Southern alumnus, Adrian Peterson as a speaker in the 2015 Leadership NOW Lecture Series to present on Tuesday, September 29 at the Savannah Jaycees headquarters, located at 101 Atlas Street. Open networking begins at 5:30 p.m. and the program will run from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Peterson was a record breaking standout at Georgia Southern and he went on to spend 8 years in the NFL with the Chicago Bears. He is now an author and motivational speaker. His autobiography, “Don’t Dis My Abilities,” chronicles his struggles with a speech impediment and keeping his faith through a family medical crisis. It is a story of victory over disability. Peterson travels from state to state with a mission to motivate and inspire others.

“We are excited to have Adrian Peterson speak to the Savannah Jaycees about his journey to triumph. I’m excited for our membership and guests to learn how discipline persistence and hard work can change lives and communities,” said president, Randi Hempel, “The Jaycee Creed ends with ‘Service to humanity is the best work of life.’

To reserve your seat at this free presentation, visit For more information on the Savannah Jaycees or the Leadership NOW Series, visit

The Savannah Jaycees received its Charter in January of 1942. Our mission: We inspire leadership growth through community involvement. The Jaycees is a national and international organization made of up business men and women between the ages of 21 and 40. The United States Jaycees was founded in 1920. The Jaycee vision is to be the leading global network of active young citizens. The Jaycees was created to provide development opportunities that empower young people to create a positive change. For more information on the Savannah Jaycees, visit or

Cynthia Wright
Savannah Jaycees Communications Committee Member


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