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University groups to sponsor lecture Feb. 22

By Staff | Feb 18, 2011

In recognition of National Recreational Sports and Fitness Day, Shepherd University Intramurals will sponsor a lecture by Amy Roloff on Feb. 22 at 7 p.m. in the Student Center Storer Ballroom.

The event is free and open to the public.

Sponsors of the event include the Student Government Association, Multicultural Student Affairs, Residence Life, the Student Center, and the Program Board.

Roloff is best known for her TLC reality show, “Little People, Big World,” that shares the story of her family’s life.

Roloff has used her newfound celebrity to inspire positive change in the world for kids and families globally. Her story of overcoming challenges has led to appearances on Oprah, Good Morning America, the Rachel Ray Show, The View and Jay Leno, as well as, interviews with The New York Times, People Magazine and McCall’s.

In 2009, Roloff founded the Amy Roloff Charity Foundation (ARCF), a nonprofit that works to advocate, support, and inspire kids including youth at risk, kids with special needs and other challenges.

For more information, contact Keith Worrell at kworrell@shepherd.edu or 304-876-5076.