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Bigg Milt is coming back to Jonesboro in October!
Sep 26, 2013

At Out of the Dark we believe that teen drug abuse and addiction prevention is a major key to solving what has become an epidemic in every community and since our state has fallen short in funding this type of education for our kids it is up to each community to step up to do so.

In this regard, we will be bringing national motivational speaker, Mr. Milton Creagh a/k/a “Bigg Milt”, back to Jonesboro this October for two (2) free community public presentations and to speak at several of our schools.

Bigg Milt is one of the most powerful and entertaining motivational speaker in America who speaks to over 200,000 kids and parents annually about the choices they make every day concerning drugs, alcohol and violence in our communities. In October of 2009, we partnered with The Elks National Drug Awareness Program to bring the Bigg Milt “Ur Choice, Ur Voice” tour to Jonesboro. After speaking to over 1,000 students at Jonesboro High School, Dr. Mike Skelton said, “I witnessed what I believe to be the best assembly/speaker that I have seen in my entire educational career….He was captivating with his anti-drug message but he also drove home his message by demanding attention and respect.”

On October 7th Bigg Milt is scheduled to speak at the Parker Park Community Center and on October 8th he will speak at the Nettleton Performing Arts Center. Both of these public presentations are free to the public and will begin at 6:00 p.m.

Also, while in Jonesboro, Bigg Milt will give on campus student presentations at nine (9) of our public schools. Here is Bigg Milt’s complete speaking schedule:

10/7/2013 8:30 AM MacArthur Jr. High School - Student Program
10/7/2013 10:30 AM Success Academy - Student Program
10/7/2013 1:30 PM Annie Camp Jr. High School - Student Program
10/7/2013 6:00 PM Parker Park Community Center – Community Program
10/8/2013 8:30 AM Nettleton High School - Student Program
10/8/2013 10:30 AM Nettleton Jr. High School - Student Program
10/8/2013 1:30 PM Jonesboro High School - Student Program
10/8/2013 6:00 PM Nettleton Preforming Arts Center - Community Program
10/9/2013 8:30 AM Nettleton Middle School - Student Program
10/9/2013 10:30 AM Math & Science Magnet School - Student Program
10/9/2013 1:00 PM MicroSociety Magnet School - Student Program

As one of the most in demand speakers over the past several years, Bigg Milt has been a guest on CNN, TBN; FOX’s Fox on Family, BET’s Screen Scene, and The Amanda Lewis Show and featured in Upscale, Jet, Belle, and Right On magazines as well as hundreds of newspapers around the country. He has conducted workshops in 49 states, Central America, South America, the Caribbean, Africa and Canada. He has also presented at four NFL Super Bowls, three NCAA Men’s Final Fours, the United Auto Workers’ Work/Family Balance Conference, the US Conference of Mayors Drug Symposium, and the Justice Department’s Diversity Conference.

Funding for Bigg Milt's Jonesboro 2013 speaking tour is provided by Out of the Dark Inc., City of Jonesboro, Craighead County Community Foundation and Elks USA.


For more information please contact us at outofthedark.org@gmail.com or visit www.outofthedark.org

 


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www.outofthedark.org

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| Oct 08, 2013 - 1:53 pm
Tonight - 6:00 p.m. at the Nettleton Performing Arts Center So who is “Bigg Milt”? Raised on Chicago’s Southside, Mr. Milton Creagh, also known as ‘Bigg Milt’, is nationally known for his hard-hitting, inspirational talks. He is a master story-teller, serious, funny, direct, and he has an awesome stage presence. ‘Bigg Milt’ speaks to more than 250,000 young adults annually and his message is not only about avoiding drugs, alcohol and violence but is also about the importance of education and putting in the “work and hours” to be the best at whatever students are passionate about. He is also the author of ‘Nobody Wants Your Child’, a guide for parents who wish to teach their children the principles of successful living. ‘Bigg Milt’ has spoken in 49 states as well as Canada, the Caribbean, South Africa and the United Kingdom. A former collegiate athlete, he has worked with numerous collegiate and professional teams. He has been the featured speaker at several Super Bowls, NCAA Final Fours, the United Auto Workers’ “Work and Family Balance Conference”, the US Conference of Mayors’ Drug Symposium and the US Justice Department’s Annual Diversity Conference. “Bigg Milt” Milton has spoken for two (2) US Presidents and has hosted the video-based corporate training programs, “Face Reality: Uncovering the Truth of Adult Alcohol and Drug Use” and “Managing a Diverse Workforce”. He is a former national speaker for PRIDE and the former host of the PBS National Television Series Parenting Works. He has also been featured in the MTI/Coronet training films, “Diversity in The USA” and “Prejudice: Dividing the Dream” and has been a guest on CNN, TBN, FOX NEWS, BET and numerous, local network affiliates.