New monthly series to focus on families

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r Merit AcademyrYour Family Matters is a new monthly series designed just for families. Each month there will be a new activity, speaker or project that focuses on building and strengthening families through fun and inspiring activities. The series events will be held at Merit Academy, located at 1440 W. Center in Springville.rThis month’s speakers will be Scott and Becky Mackintosh. Their event will start at 7 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 23, in the Merit Academy commons area. It is open to the public and admission is free.

Using wit, humor and down-to-earth philosophy, Scott and Becky emphasize the power of choice, confidence and courage. Those attending will go home knowing how to beat the demons of doubt and tap into unseen personal power and inner potential to become confident, courageous and influential leaders at home, school and the community.rScott and Becky move and motivate audiences, creating experiences that touch hearts for a lifetime.

Scott and Becky Mackintosh co-host a weekly Podcast Radio Show called Life in 22 Minutes during which they share stories that inspire, give hope and bring a smile to listeners’ faces in only 22 minutes. They have appeared on the Today Show, Good Morning America, CNN, Fox and Friends, Rachel Ray, The Matt Townsend Show, Jimmy Fallon and many other shows. Jimmy Fallon said, “I love this dad, he gets Dad of the Year Award.”rScott and Becky have been married for 34 years and are the parents of seven grown children (five were teenagers at the same time).

For information about future Your Family Matters events, visit the Merit website at or read Serve Daily.


Chris Baird
Chris Baird
Chris is a family man with a beautiful wife and four kids. Three Girls, One Boy. He enjoys playing basketball, being outdoors, and the old normal.

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