Brother Dahveed Nelson, in this month of September 2009, is winding up his training for the 3rd Annual Accra International Marathon. This will be the fourth time he has covered the 26.2 mile distance, having done St. Croix (USVI), Tiberias (Israel), and St Louis (Missouri, USA).
Brother Dahveed happens to be a founding member of the now legendary African-American poetry ensemble, known as The Last Poets. He is also a minister and an ambassador of healthy longevity.
He is training almost daily, working towards the September 27th, race which takes off from PramPram, extending to Tema, on to Accra, and ending up in Labadi Beach.
His efforts in the event this year is on behalf of Divinity Inc. This NGO is dedicated to an improvement in our society through ecologically sound projects, such as tree planting and the regreening of the environment. His participation is part of a World Tour aimed at encouraging people to adopt Active, Healthy, Holistic, Sustainable lifestyles.
Anyone wishing to support this effort may do so, by making contributions to Divinity Inc. NGO, which sponsors a variety programs towards this end.
Contact: Dahveed 39@Hotmail.com.
Contributions: Divinity Inc.
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