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Posted 9:15 am Saturday, February 4, 2023

A one particular-person, environment report-placing volleyball participant, Bob Holmes will be in Covington County subsequent 7 days to converse with numerous universities and a church group in the location about how to be a winner by beating the odds.

Bob will get started his journey by way of Covington County by speaking to members of Fairmount Baptist Church in Red Amount Sunday, Feb. 5, at 10:30 a.m. He will visit Pleasurable Property College at 8:30 a.m. and Fleeta Jr. Higher School at 1 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 6. He will share his tale and competencies with Straughn Middle College college students at 8:30 a.m. and Straughn Superior University college students at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 7. Florala Superior Faculty will be his location Wednesday, Feb. 8 at 9 a.m. Sixth-quality learners from W.S. Harlan Elementary School will be invited to FHS. He will be at Purple Level College Thursday, Feb. 9, at 10:30 a.m. Bob’s 7 days will shut with a volleyball extravaganza rally Friday, Feb. 10, at 7 p.m. at Straughn Middle University. The community is invited to go to any or all of these university events.

Bob travels across the United States and all around the entire world participating in exhibition volleyball online games from teams of gamers and speaks to audiences about subjects these as bullying and teenager suicide. To day, Bob has performed about 20,000 video games of volleyball solo versus groups of gamers and shared his inspirational message to a combined viewers of above 6 million. He has above 20,000 wins to only 417 losses.

Bob has also performed volleyball solo towards teams of qualified athletes together with the Pittsburgh Steelers, Minnesota Vikings, Miami Dolphins, Toronto Blue Jays, Buffalo Costs, the Washington Commanders, and Baltimore Orioles. He holds the earth history for owning performed far more video games in any activity than any other athlete alive. He was showcased in the “Ripley’s Feel It or Not” around the globe report e book. He has also been highlighted on ABC Information, CBS This Early morning, CNN, Usa Now, and the Wall Avenue Journal.

Because 1983, Bob has dedicated his everyday living to serving to stop and offer with teenager and grownup despair, bullying and suicide. He carries on to inspire audiences with his potent and uplifting concept. Numerous lives have been impacted as expressed in 1000’s of letters he has acquired. Many have shared that they considered or planned to commit suicide but altered their minds soon after viewing him participate in and communicate. Some others say he served them fully grasp how to offer with difficult situation, adverse thoughts, bullying and melancholy.

Right after watching the Globetrotters basketball workforce entertain a crowd and seeing the joy they brought to persons, Bob came up with the a person-gentleman volleyball team. He commenced thinking that he could engage in exhibition games and share his message with learners in community schools.

Bob now travels about the region normally actively playing 40 to 65 volleyball game titles a 7 days solo against a wide range of teams. He delivers a information that others can ‘be a winner by beating the odds’ to assorted audiences and teams together with college students, instructors, military services veterans, prisoners at correctional services, the Nationwide Guard, fans at sporting events, and far more.

Bob, his wife, and their three ladies stay in Tennessee.