Letter From Tonia Revere:

Co-Founder and President

On behalf of Rod Hairston and the entire team at Growth-U, we wanted to take a moment and thank you for being a valued member of our community. We are committed to listening to your needs and providing the best programming available to create lasting change and continued growth in your life, and all the lives around you. We've dedicated more resources to enhancing our offerings, systems and communications to offer more value in your Growth Life journey.

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