Monthly Archives: October 2014

Jewelry Designer Regina Pierallini is Today’s Honoree

Regina Pierallini Designs is the brainchild and labor of love project 23 years in the making.  Regina Pierallini having traveled for several years through India, Italy, Greece, Nepal, Columbia, Portugal, France and Spain first came face to face with rare … Continue reading

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African American Registry Founder Benjamin McHie is Today’s Honoree

Benjamin Mchie is the founder and executive director of African American Registry. Mchie has also been a Multi Media Professional for over 35 years. Mchie has been featured on the BBC, commenting the life of Dorothy Height and TV Asahi … Continue reading

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Tastee Apple, Inc., Founder Greg Hackenbracht is Today’s Honoree

Greg Hackenbracht is the president, founder, and owner of Tastee Apple, Inc.,. He grew up beside the 4,000 apple and peach trees on his family’s property, Hackenbracht Orchard, in the small, historic Village of Newcomerstown, Ohio where he lived, ate … Continue reading

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Music Artist Keeyen Martin is Today’s Honoree

In a generation increasingly defined by cookie-cutter vocalists, mass-produced singles, and formulaic lyrics, the music industry may yet have hopes of promoting real talent and rekindling the “soul” –as well as the “real singing”—of music in the form of Keeyen … Continue reading

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The Christensen Fund Director of Grantmaking Bea Calo is Today’s Honoree

Bea Calo serves as The Christensen Fund’s Director of Grantmaking (the DoG), and has oversight over the Program Officer and Grants Administration teams. In this leadership role Bea works to enhance the quality and impact of our grantmaking while strengthening … Continue reading

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Evelyn Braxton is Today’s Honoree

Evelyn Braxton, Ms. E, Mommie or Mom mom as her grandchildren so affectionately calls her, is the matriarch of the Braxton Family. Evelyn is the mother of Toni, Traci, Towanda, Trina and Tamar the sisters from the hit We TV … Continue reading

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Carbon Disclosure Project Special Advisor Paula DiPerna is Today’s Honoree

Paula DiPerna is a strategic environmental and philanthropic policy advisor, and writer. She serves currently as Special Advisor-North America for the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP). She also serves as Strategic Advisor to the Intellectual Property Exchange International (IPXI). In addition, … Continue reading

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Karloff Restaurant Owner Olga Potap is Today’s Honoree

Olga Potap is a young gorgeous girl who immigrated here as a teenager on her own from Russia. She left her mother and her life for the unknown. She managed not only to graduate with honors and double major from … Continue reading

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Step Up To The Plate Founder Evan Arnold is Today’s Honoree

Evan Arnold is a 14-year-old high school freshman from Neenah, Wisconsin, and the founder of a goodwill initiative called Step Up To The Plate. Through this organization, Evan provides baseball equipment to children in need around the U.S. and around … Continue reading

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David “DeWayne” Barker The Founder of The ROMEO Preparatory Academy for Boys is Today’s Honoree

I am David “DeWayne” Barker, born and raised in Paris, TX (near Dallas). I attended Wiley College in Marshall, TX where I received a Bachelor’s degree in English. I also hold a Master’s of Education degree in Educational Leadership from … Continue reading

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