Why We Race

Two families coming together…. One community making a difference….

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Ben’s Legacy

Benjamin Michael Swanson was born in Port Jefferson, Long Island on November 14th 1979 to Guy and Brenda Swanson. In 1987, his family relocated to Merritt Island, FL where he was raised. He attended Lewis Carroll Elementary school. He played little league baseball from elementary school into junior high school at Edgewood Junior High. He … Continue reading Ben’s Legacy

Grant (2017)

We found out on Feb 25, 2015 that we were going to have a baby! The baby was due to be born November 8, 2015. In May we found out it was going to be a little boy and we knew the perfect name would be Grant Matthew Gibbens. He arrived on November 3, 2015. We were … Continue reading Grant (2017)

Travis (2016)

Travis was born on February 6, 2007, to his parents, Tony and Laurie, in Melbourne, Florida. He also has an older brother and best friend, Tony Mark III. “Travis was like any other normal, energetic 8 year old boy who had only one speed- full steam ahead. He not only played basketball for the city … Continue reading Travis (2016)