Friends, Help Me Get Kennette Moreland Pyles and Her Life-saving Swimming Mission in Front of Viewers
Friends, help me get Kennette Moreland Pyles and her life-saving swimming mission in front of viewers- local news stations, Pickler & Ben (they’re still airing through September!), The Ellen Show...I’m serious! Read on!!
Kennette has taught three of my boys (and she will teach the baby as soon as he’s ready!) the life-saving skills of ISR swimming. She’s the one who sparked the joy of swimming in my oldest, who now competes on a swim team. She’s the reason I’m not dreading going to the pool with my four boys ages 0 to 6 this summer!
Kennette is approaching the 20 year anniversary of her 3.5 year old son Ryan’s tragic drowning death this summer. Since his passing, she has dedicated her life and career to preventing pediatric drowning deaths by teaching a swimming survival program called ISR. She’s impacted thousands of lives with her organization, the Ryan Pyles Aquatic Foundation.
Kennette has been teaching from the Prairie Life Fitness indoor pool for many years (her son Russell also recently joined her, and my boys love him too!) and just this week, Prairie Life announced they are permanently closing their doors on April 30- that’s next week!!
IMMEDIATE NEED: Kennette and Russell need a new place to continue their lessons. They’ve secured temporary spots for the next few weeks, but using residential homes can’t carry them through the whole summer. Life Time Fitness won’t work because they aren’t open to letting the community access their facilities (and preventing drowning needs to be available for EVERYONE!!). We are looking for an indoor or outdoor space in the Brentwood/Franklin/South Nashville area they can use with a short commitment lease (not becoming employees somewhere).
THE BIG PICTURE: We want to ultimately see this untimely situation of Prairie Life closing turn into a major blessing for the Ryan Pyles Aquatic Foundation (RPAF), establishing their own business space with a pool to operate and expand their organization. To do that, we need supporters! Please help us spread the word and get Kennette’s story in front of the media. If you have connections with local news stations, Pickler & Ben (they’re airing through September), etc please message me! If you know of an ideal business location in the Brentwood or Franklin area that is available, send us the RealTracs info!
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