Local Leadership Academy Hosts Board Break-a-thon

Posted on Thursday, October 24, 2013 at 7:19 am

Morristown, TN – The Summit ATA Leadership Academy is pleased to announce it will be hosting the fourth annual Board Break-A-Thon in honor of the American Taekwondo Association’s Founder’s Month. The event will be held on October 26th at 2pm at Summit ATA Leadership Academy, 143 W. Main St, Morristown. More than 50 participants will compete to see who can break the most boards in 60 seconds. With a total goal of breaking more than 3000 boards in an hour!

The Board Break-A-Thon event benefits the H.U. Lee Memorial Foundation, which was founded in 1992 to honor Eternal Grand Master H.U. Lee, founder of the American Taekwondo Association. The Foundation strives to assist those students that have exemplified skills obtained through the American Taekwondo Association by providing scholarships to assist with the costs of higher education.

“Eternal Grand Master Lee taught us through his own example the importance of helping others,” says Melynda Cordry. “It’s an honor to help continue his work by supporting the Foundation and helping students here in our community.”

Local businesses sponsoring the event include: MUSFibernet(Flagship Sponsor), Taxing Matters Accounting, System 22 IT Solutions, Bullard Insurance Group, Smokin’ Joe’s Restaurant and Catering, James Brockwell & Sons Roofing, and Tennessee Land Development Services, and East Tennessee Diamond.

The family-friendly event will feature food, entertainment, music and prizes and is open to the public. There will also be a silent auction and taekwondo demonstrations as well as a World Record attempt by Dr. Eugene DeSilva.

For more information or to make a donation to the event, please contact Melynda Cordry at Summit ATA Leadership Academy, 143 W. Main Street, Morristown, 423-307-8489 or on the web at www.summitata.com .

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