Get a Massage with a Friend for Your Health

“It’s a calling, not just a living,” said Hollie Merchant, licensed massage therapist and owner of Blue Valley Massage in Sugar Grove, Ohio. “Giving massages is not something that is taught in school. It’s a gift either you have or you don’t have.”   Merchant opened her business as the sole owner and employee in... Continue Reading →

How Peyton Manning has helped thousands of Americans

This excerpt about Peyton Manning is from my children’s book, Celebrities Giving Back (Mitchell Lane 2010) ** Whenever someone enters the children’s section of St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis, they think of Peyton Manning, former quarterback for the city’s football team, the Colts. They don’t think of him for his ability to throw a football... Continue Reading →

Angela Witte, Mrs. Indiana, voted ‘Mrs. Congeniality’

Angela decorates Christmas ornaments with a child at Lutheran Children's Hospital in Ft Wayne IN Angela Witte- Mrs Indiana 2011 I first met Angela Witte as she was cleaning my teeth two years ago at our dentist's office. She was professional and friendly and gentle. At that time Angela had won a number of beauty... Continue Reading →

Harlem Globetrotter ‘Handles’ Franklin Interview

While on assignment for the Fort Wayne News-Sentinel newspaper recently I had the opportunity to interview Harlem Globetrotter ‘Handles’ Franklin. The Globetrotters were in Fort Wayne to play at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum. To say Mr Franklin values education would be an understatement. Read to discover how much this athlete cares about kids.... Continue Reading →

Angela Witte–Mrs. Indiana 2010

 It was my pleasure recently to interview Angela Witte. Angela is a Wells County native and Norwell High School graduate. On Nov. 13, 2010, she was crowned Mrs. Indiana. I first knew Angela as my dental hygienist. She was friendly and professional. I later discovered she and my daughter used to cheer together.   Angela is no stranger... Continue Reading →

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