Tag Archives: athlete

USA Paralympic Athlete Femita Ayanbeku is Today’s Honoree

Hello everyone, my name is Femita Ayanbeku and when I was 11 years old I was in a car accident that resulted in the amputation of my right leg below the knee. However, I have chose to overcome those circumstances … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Robert Tate of The Robert Tate Foundation is Today’s Honoree

Robert Tate is a 9 season veteran of the National Football League. He was the 183rd pick in the 6th round of the 1997 NFL Draft by the Minnesota Vikings, who were led by Coach Dennis Green. Drafted as a … Continue reading

Posted in Award, celebrity, honoree, Recognition | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Family Over Football Hero Brandon O’Brien is Today’s Honoree

Wide receiver Brandon O’Brien might just have the best backstory of anyone in this year’s NFL draft. After graduating University High School in Orlando, O’Brien walked on at Kentucky. He played JV against D2 and NAIA teams in his first … Continue reading

Posted in Award, celebrity, honoree, Recognition | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

ONEHOPE Wine Founder Jake Kloberdanz is Today’s Honoree

Jake Kloberdanz is CEO and Co-Founder of ONEHOPE Wine, a national cause brand that donates half of their profits to partner nonprofits benefitting a variety of causes. Jake was named Business Week’s Top 25 Under 25, Ernst and Young’s 2009 … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

United States of America Olympian Julia Clukey is Today’s Honoree

Imagine an Olympian that has been training since she was 12, but has not only stayed committed to her career, but also to her community, that’s Olympian Julia Clukey. As part of the Maine Beer & Wine Distributors Association’s responsibility … Continue reading

Posted in Award, celebrity, honoree, Recognition, women | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Entertainer Erica Chase Is Today’s Honoree

If you took John Lennon, Lynsey Buckingham, and Sheryl Crow and morphed them into one, it might sound a bit like Los Angeles native Erica Chase.  She’s a little bit of old school rock and roll meshed with pop hooks, … Continue reading

Posted in Award, celebrity, honoree, Recognition, women | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Today’s Honoree is the World’s Largest Athlete Emanuel Yarbrough

For more than two decades, Emanuel “Tiny” Yarbrough  has taken on challenges that most would think impossible and consistently proven       that he has the focus and etermination to master any endeavor.  At 6 feet 8 inches and more than 625 pounds, Tiny is … Continue reading

Posted in Award, honoree, Recognition | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment