Owen's school recently held a Read-A-Thon to raise money for MS. We did a video of Owen here, explaing what he learned about MS at school - he calls it MS Scars, because they explained it that MS leaves scars on the nerves that block messages from the brain getting to where they need to. It is quite cute.
Owen had a goal to read 300 minutes over the course of a few months - well our little reader did so much more than that - he read the most minutes in all of his class - YEAH!
There was also a draw for prizes, for every $10.00 raised, a ticket was placed into the draw. Owen raised $300 - so he had 30 tickets in the draw and won first prize - a bicycle!
His name was announced over the PA system in the school so everyone knew about his prize. When Adrian picked him up from school, he insisted on getting his bike right then. As he and daddy walked home with the bike he was very proud as people came over to congratulate him.
Thank you to all his grandparents for supporting him in his efforts. It has really meant a lot to him.
Here is a photo of the winner with his new bike!