Family Strong Series







Family Strong Series
Our free annual fall event will bring the unique perspectives and stories told by special guest speakers to enrich your family’s life.

Family Strong with Collins Tuohy on October 18, 2013

Get a peek behind “The Blind Side”
Join the families and friends of Westside Christian Academy for the inaugural Family Strong Series "Never Lose Faith," a special evening for the whole family with speaker Collins Tuohy.

Collins is the sister of NFL offensive tackle, Michael Oher.Their family's story was shared in the hit movie, "The Blind Side" with Sandra Bullock.
She will speak on overcoming obstacles in the face of adversity with examples drawn from their childhood experiences.

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Date:Friday, October 18
Time:7:00 pm (Doors open at 6:30 pm)
Location:Westlake Performing Arts Center in Westlake High School
 27830 Hilliard Blvd., Westlake, Ohio.

Learn more about Collins at

Worship Led by 220b
The evening will begin and end with a time of worship led by the contemporary Christian group, 220b. Their members have shared the stage with artists such as Jamie Grace, Big Daddy Weave, and Brandon Heath.

Learn more about them at

Interviews and Articles

95.5 FM The Fish-Len & Brooke Morning Show interview with Collins Tuohy
1220AM The Word WHKW - Glenn Mertz on "Living the Word"
    Interview with our principal, Jim Whiteman, 9-17-13
    Interview with Collins Touhy 9-30-13
    Patch article (10-2-13)
    Westlake Bay Village Observer

FREE for the Whole Family!
Both the event and parking are free. Items will be raffled and a freewill collection will be taken at the end of the evening.

No RSVP Necessary
This event is open to the public. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first serve basis.

Sponsorships are available

Our sponsors help make this free event possible
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