The day I discovered we weren't alone, it was the first day back from spring break. I was 11 years old sitting at my desk about four rows back and wearing a new pair of sneakers. They were new to me anyway, but a classmate sitting to my left begins making fun of me saying, 'Oh, where'd you get those hand-me-down sneakers?' I felt really embarrassed & ashamed. Then over to the right I notice another classmate crying. Her name is Tammy and she was being made fun of because of her greasy hair. We're never alone in this world, there's always someone going through struggles and challenges to
Dan Muffoletto (Dr. Brainz) - Founder of PsychicTeaz.com and Celebrity RockMed Doctor, for Well known Rockstars, Grateful Dead, Phish, Left Over Salmon, and other jammie bands. He booked Paul Rogers among other bands. Dr. Brainz was the name given by Oprah, when he was a guest on her show. He was a Publisher & Editor of the Consumer Times Is a member of Seattle's Musician Union. He was the last student of world-famous Dr. Jay V. Scherer, a multi-generational healer, who cured himself of radiation poisoning. A retired Naturopath, friends with Dr. Patch Adams, a former Senior Center Director. Dr. Brainz led a successful march on Washington to stop social security from being reduced. Dr. Muffoletto Ran for US Senate in 2006 and in 2008 ran for US President as an eco-green Republican. He was the only candidate to not accept any money from anyone. The US Govt. is not for sale. He was a VIP advisor for President Obama.
ANGELA MARIE HUTCHINSON is a writer, entrepreneur, producer, as well as former talent agent and casting director. She is the author of the book, "Create Your Yes!" which is the book deal that she landed based on her popular TEDx Talk, "Create Your Own Yes, When You Keep Hearing No." Currently, Angela Marie is a social media professor at Loyola Marymount University. She also works as a business and creative strategist for prominent clientele. A Chicago native with more than a decade of entertainment industry experience, Angela Marie has worked for Warner Bros. Television, MGM and the GRAMMYs. She has been married to a rocket scientist for 16 years and has three young children.
As a Casting Director, Angela Marie has cast stars such as Billy Dee Williams, Vanessa Williams and Lynn Whitfield in movies, short films, TV pilots, web series and new media projects. In 2013, Angela Marie produced her first feature film, "Hollywood Chaos," which she wrote and cast, starring Vanessa Simmons. She has also written four books: her comedic memoir "BReaKiNG iNTo HoLLyWooD" and three children's picture books "Charm Kids," "Sepia Girl" and "I Don't Want to Go To Bed!" In 2014, Angela Marie optioned her first reality docuseries concept, "Dynamite Diva" to a top production company. Angela Marie is actively developing several film, TV and multimedia projects.
In 2006, Angela Marie served a year tenure as the first African American president of The Scriptwriters Network, since the organization was founded in 1986. In 2005, Angela Marie founded BReaKiNG iNTo HoLLyWooD (BiH), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that helps industry professionals pursue their entertainment careers with integrity, creativity and enthusiasm. Under the BiH umbrella, Angela Marie serves as the Editor-in-Chief of Hollywood & Vine magazine, Executive Director of the Hollywood & Vine Film Festival, Publishing Director at Hollywood & Vine Books, and Executive Producer of "The BReaKiNG iNTo HoLLyWooD Show," which aired daily on the Transit TV Network with over 1.15 million viewers in Los Angeles County.
An alumni of the University of Michigan, Angela Marie earned her B.S.E. in Industrial & Operations Engineering. She also has a Cross-Media Journalism certificate from USC and was selected to attend The Media Academy at Harvard University. Angela Marie has a strong business and literary portfolio of intellectual properties. In addition, she has written and edited hundreds of published articles in law, engineering and entertainment. In her leisure time, Angela Marie enjoys rollerblading, mentoring youth and reading inspirational books.
DEEP ROY - Award-Winning Hollywood Actor, Comic, Stuntman & Founder of Teeney Weeney Productions
He's one the the little people who play bigger than life characters both on the big screen and television.
Deep opened on the London stage in Ray Cooney's, Worker, at the Palace Theatre. He studied at the Slim Wood School of Comedy, and got his start in the entertainment arena in England as a stand up comic in local cabaret clubs.
Deep is all 165 Ooompa Loompa's in Tim Burton's, 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory' starring Johnny Depp.
He is 1 of only 2 actors, him and Simon Pegg, to appear in the Sci-Fi trifecta, 'Doctor Who', 'Star Trek' and 'Star Wars'. His character Keenser is prominent in 3 'Star Trek' Movies.
Deep says, "Life is what you make of it, you can make it easy on yourself, or you can make it hard."
Dr. Norma Camacho, an audiologist for 17 years, who was inspired to become a hearing doctor when her 7 years old nephew was diagnosed with hearing loss.
Dr. Norma is the founder of Doctors of Hearing Inc. and the Love2hear Foundation. She identified an important need in the industry early in her career, and in 2011 she created an ethical place where people go to obtain reliable information about hearing loss and the most current technology in hearing aids. She is bilingual in English and Spanish.
She received her doctorate degree in Audiology with honors at Salus University in Elkins Park, Pennsylvania. She also received honors in hearing aids and technology in grand school when she obtained her Masters of Science in Communicative Disorders from California State University Northridge. Norma earned her beneficial B.A in Sociology from California State University of Los Angeles giving her the skills to understand how human action and consciousness both shape and are shaped by surrounding cultures and social structures when working with multiple populations.
Dr. Camacho was awarded Woman of the Year in 2019 by Congresswoman Judy Chu for her dedication to finding solutions for all people with hearing loss, and especially for disadvantaged college students, musicians, veterans, and low-income Latinos. She also provides these groups with emotional support. The Mayor of Pasadena also recognized her for dedicated efforts to those with hearing loss and honored her with a certificate of recognition.
Dr. Camacho is currently working on Spanish videos to provide guidance and information to this population as currently limited information exists in Spanish. This information is intended to serve as guidance to avoid confusion and to avoid being victimized by those that sell amplifiers that do not work. Dr. Camacho is currently working to release two radio interviews in Spanish to provide the Spanish speaking community with valuable information regarding Audiology, and hearing aids.
Best known for his work on 'Sabrina the Teenage Witch', 'Friday the 13th', 'Forever Knight', Guernica', and more. His background has armored him with an artistic palette to paint with words. He was born in Brooklyn, raised in Queens, and spent most of his adult life in Manhattan before moving to Los Angeles in 2000. He has a BA from Queens College, an MA from Ferkauf, and is a doctoral drop out from NYU. He's been a Madison Avenue creative director, a soldier in the 32nd Armored Regiment (Heavy Tank), a reporter for The New York Times (and others), and a school teacher. When all that ran out, he became a sporadically successful screenwriter, and he's still at it.
Lori Thayer - StargateGarden.com
Introspective Hypnosis and Interdimensional Energy Healing Practitioner Lori began studying energy healing and reiki in the mid-1990s. She received her initiation as a Usui Shiki Ryoho Reiki Master from the Shekinah Center in Easthampton, Massachusetts in 2001; followed by her initiation in 4th degree Shambhala Multidimensional Healing and Seraphic Energy Healing. Lori then spent many years honing her reiki skills, first apprenticing as a reiki practitioner at the Shekinah Center and then serving as a volunteer reiki practitioner at the Cancer Connection in Florence, Mass.
Lori began her formal shamanic healing training in 2003 with Michael Harner, the founder of the Foundation for Shamanic Studies and later completed a two-year shamanic healing apprenticeship with Allie Knowlton and Evelyn Rysdyk of Spirit Passages in Yarmouth, Maine. She has also studied with other well-known shamanic practitioners, including Sandra Ingerman; energy healers, including Dawn Clark -- and attended numerous training workshops to continue to deepen her practice. In 2009, Lori received her Ph.D. in anthropology from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, following the completion of her dissertation, entitled The Adoption of Shamanic Healing into the Biomedical Health Care System in the United States.
Lori then went on to explore and train in hypnosis therapy and studied Introspective Hypnosis with Antonio Sangio and Alba Weinman.
Watch Live this SATURDAY JUNE 27, 2020 KTLA Channel 5 is Hosting a star-studded Telethon for Project Angel Food
RICHARD AYOUB brings 20+ years of management and leadership experience to Project Angel Food. While having a rich and thriving career in television and digital media, Richard has always juggled his entertainment work with his passion to help the underdog.
Richard has always led with his heart. He began his philanthropic activities at the age of 19, when he led a fundraising effort in his hometown of El Paso to send a local elite level gymnast to the Olympics. Through the years, he was a top fundraiser for APLA’s AIDS Marathon and was on the board of The Trevor Project for seven years helping grow the annual budget from $600,000 to $6 million. In 2001, Richard founded Friends of Lockwood, a grassroots group of friends that adopted an elementary school in an economically depressed area of Hollywood.
Richard’s entertainment career is capped by two Emmys and multiple other awards for journalistic excellence. He’s run newsrooms in Texas, Arizona, Florida and Los Angeles, California. Richard has also developed tremendous celebrity relationships and has provided media coaching for many TV personalities. As Senior Supervising Producer of the entertainment news show “Extra” for seven years, he developed several series that later turned into successful TV shows.
Richard is also a master at startups and is excellent at creating a cultural shift. He was lured to ManiaTV!, the world’s first live online TV network, to serve as Executive Vice President of Programming, he is the founder of the successful TV brand “CyberGuy,” he and partnered with Jay McGraw (Dr. Phil’s son) to start the anti-tabloid entertainment website, RumorFix.
When asked why Richard would step away from entertainment to lead Project Angel Food as Executive Director, he said, “I received the call. And I answered it.”
A Message from Richard
It’s impossible not to be moved by the work of Project Angel Food.
Every week, 10,000 meals -- lovingly cooked by our staff and volunteers -- go out to people all over Los Angeles (from Antelope Valley to Long Beach) to help heal the sick.
Today there are still many men and women struggling with HIV/AIDS who are benefiting from our meal preparation and delivery service; however, we are happy to say that many are better and have cycled off the program. Therefore, with your support, we are now able to provide our services to other men, women and children who are affected by cancer, heart issues, renal kidney failure, diabetes and other serious illnesses throughout Los Angeles County.
What started as a response to the HIV/AIDS crisis in the '80s has truly become an organization that is a gift to people in Los Angeles, suffering from many illnesses, who are unable to buy food and cook meals for themselves.
Thank you for your unwavering support,
One of the busiest character actors in Hollywood today, Glenn Morshower has appeared in over 200 film and television projects in a career spanning four decades. His first appearance was in the feature film Drive-In, in 1975. Audiences worldwide know Glenn best for his seven-year run as Agent Aaron Pierce, on the FOX hit series 24. Glenn currently appears as Lew Rosen, the Ewing family attorney on TNT’s Dallas.
Glenn was most recently seen on the big screen in Moneyball, with Brad Pitt and Jonah Hill, as well as all three of the “Transformer” movies, as General Morshower. He appeared this past summer in After Earth, with Will Smith, and Parkland, with Paul Giamatti and Billy Bob Thornton. The film was executive produced by Tom Hanks.
Other film credits include X-Men: First Class, Men Who Stare at Goats, All the King’s Men, Good Night & Good Luck, The Island, Hostage, Black Hawk Down, Pearl Harbor, Godzilla, Air Force One, The River Wild, Star Trek: Generations, and the upcoming films Hoovey, and Dark Places, with Charlize Theron. Additional television credits include NCIS, Revolution, Castle, Eli Stone, Friday Night Lights, Shark, Bones, The Closer, Walker: Texas Ranger, Charmed, Monk, ER, Alias, Deadwood, CSI, and The West Wing, among many others.
The Extra Mile seminars are one-of-a-kind experiences. They are deeply moving presentations that run the gamut of emotion through a collection of life observations designed to awaken, illuminate and expand human consciousness.
Glenn has the ability to connect with his audiences in a very special way.
He believes in the restoration of the human spirit. His unique outlook and no-nonsense approach facilitate a better understanding of our relationship with THE CORE SELF.
To book Glenn for The Extra Mile, please email: email@example.com
Nate Blond - Rockstar Drummer, Producer, Actor & Youtuber
Vice President De Berger & Bears AG Watches and Jewelry
Nate Blond started his career with the band Milestone, where he played more than 30 shows in Switzerland.
On his Youtube channel he released over 65 Videos, mostly Drum Covers but as well Vlog Videos. He partnered up with Pearl Drums and Agner Drumsticks to create his own Signature Drum Stick.
With his unique white studio, filming and drumming skills, he gained fans all over the world and made it to have Videos uploaded on TrapMusicNow, one of the major Music Channels on Youtube.
In 2019 he made an appearance in a Music Video of the two Rappers Hopsin and Dax and worked with Phoenix Benjamin, grammy producer and award winning artist. He was part of several Fashion Shows in The USA, including a Red Carpet appearance on the New York Time Square Fashion Show.
Nate is currently working on different projects in Fashion, Music and Events all around the world.
Next to his career as an artist he is part of the Swiss Watches and Jewelry company De Berger & Bears AG,
where he helps growing the Brand in different areas.
René Lamontagne - Rockstar Musician, 12 String Guitarist for the Rock band, REPENTER, performed at legendary venues Troubadour and The Peppermint. René recently debuted his first official music video for his original song, "You Should Come With Me". Last year he delighted an audience of thousands of fans, who sang the words along with him as he played. This performance was televised globally around the world.
About Jenn Tamera Arredondo
Jenn is a Speaker, Bestselling Author, Healer, “Mom Nurturer” and Self-Care Expert. With a background of Energetic Massage and Yoga, her experiences have helped her weave together the body, mind, spirit connection. Through meditation, communicating with her guides, shamanic teachings and other healing modalities she has been able to delve even deeper into this connection, and she is delighted to share these gifts with anyone who wishes to receive them.
She created Soul Garden Space, Soul Garden Moms, and this Journal to support moms because she was a mom who experienced postpartum depression and desperately needed support. Soul Garden Moms is a space where moms gather to feel nurtured and supported both virtually and in person. They receive tips and tools to grow their soul, mind, and body through online and in-person coaching, healing sessions, gatherings, playshops, and retreats to cultivate community, their families and find their mama tribe! Jenn is the Creatress of “Isagaya Flow” helping people of all walks of life manage their stress in minutes utilizing her signature movement, breath, and energy techniques. She is a national presenter and performer sharing stages with global transformational leaders including Marianne Williamson.
Jenn’s other passions lie in music, dance, and the holistic healing arts. As a Holistic Healing Artist, she combines her fine skills into movement therapy. She has also founded two organizations aligned with the holistic healing arts. Breathe Bodyworks, a source for healing the mind, body, spirit, and Soul Garden Space, which strives to nurture seeds of love and creativity. Here, she and her husband encourage the community to come together to cultivate their passions and purpose. They are committed to providing tools that allow for a more balanced and sustainable lifestyle.
Recently Jenn and her soulmate Aaron launched a Kids Edutainment series called “The Boogalie Woogalies”. Think of The Muppets for music education. Her product line, “Soul Garden Space” launched in 2010 including DVDs, Cds, and yoga props, which has brought Jenn’s unique style and engaging energy into the convenience of people’s homes. In 2013, Jenn’s YouTube show Soul Garden Space TV debuted educating the globe on holistic living and its profound benefits in healing themselves and the planet.
Purchase “Soul Garden Mom’s Journal” by Jenn Tamera Arredondo on at: SOULGARDENMOMS.COM
Vincent Paterson and Cali Rossen recorded this episode of Inspiration For Your Soul at Vincent's home in Hollywood. In this debut episode, Vincent shares how the art of storytelling inspires him, how working with Academy Award Winning Actress Shirley MacClaine challenged him and what happened to get him back on track. Vincent is a stellar talent with vast experience collaborating with the top people in the entertainment industry. From being featured in the Smithsonian to choreographing Madonna & Michael Jackson's world tours, to choreographing blockbuster films and multiple stages around the world. An astonishing spirit, who I am honored & privileged to have as my first guest on Inspiration For Your Soul. To Learn More visit Vincent Paterson website www.VincentPaterson.com