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Napoleon Hill Foundation to Present Napoleon Hill Gold Medal Award on July 24


Napoleon Hill Foundation to Present Napoleon Hill Gold Medal Award on July 24

Will Honor Jim Stovall for Literary Achievements

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ARLINGTON, Va., July 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Napoleon Hill Foundation (, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization which shares the philosophy of author Napoleon Hill, has announced that the organization will recognize best-selling author and speaker Jim Stovall ( with its coveted 2018 Napoleon Hill Gold Medal Award. The award presentation will take place on Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at the Crystal City Marriott, 1999 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA, 22202 at 11:00am.

Don Green, Executive Director of the Napoleon Hill Foundation commented, "The literary contributions that Jim Stovall has made to the world through his many motivational books have led us to recognize him as a worthy recipient of this award. His message promotes the success principles that Napoleon Hill also shared, and his extraordinary outreach to provide inspiration and hope has truly been a game-changer for legions of companies, organizations and individuals."  According to Mr. Green, the Napoleon Hill Foundation does not give the Gold Medal Award annually, but only every few years, thus making the July 24 presentation a unique and special occasion. 

Jim Stovall, who is blind, has been an Olympic weightlifter, and is an entrepreneur, humanitarian and best-selling author of over 30 books. He was the founder and president of the Narrative Television Network which adds an extra soundtrack to television shows and movies to make them accessible to the blind and visually impaired. His best-selling book is The Ultimate Gift which has been made into a major motion picture.

Also present at the award ceremony will be:

  • Rebeka Graham, a consultant at Insights Learning and Development and a facilitator for individual, team and organizational effectiveness
  • Olegario "Ollie" Cantos, Member of the President's Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities, who is also blind
  • Leo Cantos, Nick Cantos and Stephen Cantos of Virginia, triplet sons of Ollie Cantos, all three of whom are blind and who are the first set of triplets to achieve the Eagle Scout certification, the highest achievement of the Boy Scouts of America
  • Glynn Hodges, Certified coach, speaker, and teacher and his wife Barbara Hodges, artist
  • Sean Donovan, Co-Founder and CEO of Think Rich Films, LLC
  • Greg S. Corradino, Videographer.

Following the award presentation to Jim Stovall, Glynn Hodges will be hosting an episode of Glynn Hodges Live with guests Jim Stovall and Ollie Cantos. This will be a fast-paced three-part program focusing on three topics:  Success principles from the playbook of each guest, Bullying, and the Definition of Happiness and how one achieves it. Hodges will also hold separate interviews with Napoleon Hill Foundation's Don Green and with the Cantos triplets.

For more information on the Napoleon Hill Gold Medal Award presentation, please call 276.328.6700 or email

About the Napoleon Hill Foundation

The Napoleon Hill Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in Wise, VA which helps teach Napoleon Hill's philosophy of success from his classic books Think and Grow Rich and Law of Success. The Foundation offers a comprehensive selection of books, ebooks, audiobooks, and online courses as well as Leader Certification to become an instructor of the Napoleon Hill success principals. Visit the Foundation on the web at


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