Monthly Archives: March, 2019

Motivational Monday – Meet Tim Tebow

Picture of Tim Tebow with the following caption: Don't be normal. Be an example.

Tim Tebow:

Timothy Richard Tebow (born August 14, 1987 in
Makati City, Philippines) is a former professional American football quarterback and current professional baseball outfielder in the New York Mets organization. He played college football for the University of Florida, winning the Heisman Trophy in 2007 and appearing on BCS National Championship-winning teams during the 2006 and 2008 seasons. Tebow was selected by the Denver Broncos in the first round of the 2010 NFL Draft and spent two seasons with the team. He also played for the New York Jets in 2012. Additionally, he had preseason stints with the New England Patriots and the Philadelphia Eagles in 2013 and 2015 respectively. Tebow is dyslexic and believes in his uniqueness as a gift from God.

2006-2009 – Winner of numerous College Football Awards

(Notable Achievements) 

2007 – Heisman Trophy Award Winner; Sporting News Player of the Year

2008 – First-team Academic All-American

2009 – Sports Illustrated College football Player of the Decade

2010 – Laundched the Tim Tebow Foundation

Motivational Monday – Meet Muniba Mazari

Muniba Mazari sitting in a wheelchair. " I don't know how my story will end, but nowhere in my text you'll ever read, I gave up."


Muniba Mazari (born
March 3, 1987) is a Pakistani artist, model, activist, motivational speaker, singer, social reformer and television host. She uses a wheelchair due to injuries sustained in a car accident at the age of 21 which makes her Pakistan’s first wheelchair-using model. She is also the National Ambassador for UN Women Pakistan

Career Highlights & Awards:

2015 – One of the two Pakistanis to be named BBCs 100 most inspirational women

1st wheelchair-using model for the Toni & Guy chain of hairdressing salons in Pakistan

2016 – Featured in Forbes 30 under 30



The Disability Network Covenant articulates the commitment we have to work in a collective manner to advance independent living in Michigan.

We believe our collective vision will be achieved as we build, maintain and support a culture of Excellence, Trust and Passionate Action.

The following staff members are this quarter’s Living Our Covenant Award Winners:

Passion Award – Amanda Van Tubergen, Employment Navigator

Excellence Award – Brad Hastings, ADA & Advocacy Coordinator

Trust Award – Danna Pittman, Office & Communications Manager

Our congratulations to our award recipients!