Category: Fort Lauderdale

Gail Choate: Clowning Comes from Within

We are all clowns. We are born laughing and being spontaneous. We learn to control ourselves. We learn to be serious. I love being the person who gives permission to have fun.

Valerie Viglione: Stepp’n Up Shoes

Rarely does anyone turn me down when I ask for a donation. I get an enormous response. I think it is because people recognize that I do this for one clear reason: it is the right thing to do.

Scott Wolfson

Scott Wolfson: My Adrenaline Rush

I recognize that it’s a big deal to be on television, whether you are a network guest or someone who wants a video to use for starting your own business.

Rick Leitner

Rick Leitner: Artist with a Chainsaw

Making tikis is a whole Zen thing for me, a time of quiet creating. I get totally engrossed in the carving, the shaping and nuances of the facial expressions.

Jeff Shaffner

Jeff Shaffner: Altered Flight Pattern

Kids come out of their wheelchairs to be co-pilots. What is incredible to me is seeing how this helps these kids eliminate the belief that they are limited. After all, if you can fly a plane, you can do anything.

Stefanie Holtzheuser

Stefanie Holtzheuser: A Perfect Fit

It doesn’t make sense. Broward has 23 miles of beaches, and zillions of swimming pools. Yet, we buy swim suits at chain stores as if we lived in Oklahoma.

Shirley Huskey

Shirley Huskey: Sensual and Luxurious Clothes

The ChichiLuna brand evolved from combining my “fashion passion” with my love of art and nature. Creating is living in a world of infinite possibilities.

Dave Frankel

Dave Frankel: My Chance to Serve

The military teaches how to live in combat but not how to readjust to civilian life. Yoga was a missing link. I wanted to offer free yoga classes to anyone in the military.