FRED SCHULTZ | Founder and CEO of Positively Kids

“SAVED 10,000 CHILDREN IN NEVADA”

In the late 90’s working from the trunk of his car Fred started Positively Kids to help medically fragile children, building his organization up to what would become a support center for now more than 10,000 children and their families. It all started with Fred being shocked by the lack of both state and private resources available to Nevada’s medically dependent children when moving to Las Vegas in 1995. In a close-up interview get to know Fred’s life story, where he gets his drive and inspiration from, why he does what he do and what we all can learn from him.

JULIE MURRAY | Founder and CEO of Three Square and Moonridge Group

“FED 100,000 STARVING NEVADANS”

To fight hunger in Nevada, Julie Murray created Three Square Food Bank from a concept drawn up at her kitchen table to an operation that today distributes 16 million, meals annually through 600 program partners including non-profit and faith-based organizations, schools and feeding sites throughout Southern Nevada. Julie then went on to become the founder and CEO of Moonridge Group, which serve as the bridge between non-profits and funders.

In a close-up interview get to know Julie’s life story, where she gets her drive and inspiration from, why she does what she do and what we all can learn from her.

GINA GREISEN | Community and Animal Welfare Advocate

“CHANGED THE FUTURE FOR ALL ANIMALS IN NEVADA”

Gina Greisen is an animal activist who introduced Cooney’s Law for animal justice to end cruelty changing the future for all animals in Nevada. She is the founder and president of Nevada Voters for Animals and through a life time of caring for others has given thousands of both people and animals in Nevada a second chance at life.

In a close-up interview get to know Gina’s life story, where she gets her drive and inspiration from, why she does what she do and what we all can learn from her.

MARY VAIL | Philanthropic Publicist and Humanitarian

 “WHO RAISED $400,000 FOR SOCIAL CAUSES IN LAS VEGAS”

Mary Vail is a publicist and humanitarian who through donating her time and expertise raised $400,000 for social causes in Las Vegas, leading to a second chance at life for thousands of Nevadans. She has over a lifetime contributed to several causes, this including the Salvation Army.

In a close-up interview get to know Mary’s life story, learn where she gets her drive and inspiration from, why she does what she do and what we all can learn from her.

MANDA KRISTOF | Elementary Class Teacher

“FED HER HUNGRY STUDENTS AND BEHIND SCHOLASTIC RECORD”

Manda Kristof is a fifth grade writing class teacher at Ferron Elementary School in Las Vegas who used part of her salary to feed her hungry students, as well as through a new way of teaching set the record in improvement for reading and writing proficiency within the public school system. Manda received the Clark County “teacher of the year award”.

In a close-up interview get to know Mandas life story, learn where she gets her drive and inspiration from, why she does what she do and what we all can learn from her.

PATRICK C. BURKE | Police Officer

“RISKED HIS LIFE FOR FELLOW NEVADANS”

Patrick C. Bruke is police officer with LVMPD who run in open fire with no protection to stop armed desperado who was shooting, to save the families around. Shortly after also served for the US army in the Middle East. Patrick was recognized with the nation’s highest award; the medal of Valor.

In a close-up interview get to know Patrick’s life story, learn where he gets his drive and inspiration from, why he does what he do and what we all can learn from him.

LINDA SMITH | Humanitarian and Change Advocate

“RAISED OVER $100 MILLION FOR NEVADANS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES”

After Linda’s son was born with the down syndrome and was denied entry to the USA she took on the legal system, and after a 17 year battle she won and changed the law, allowing for those with down syndrome to legally enter the country, as equals. To help others Linda went on become a key person at Opportunity Village, personally raising over $100 million to give those in Nevada with intellectual disability a second chance at life. In a close-up interview get to know Linda’s life story, learn where she gets her drive and inspiration from, why she does what she do and what we all can learn from her.

BARBARA KENIG | Entertainment Publicist and Founder of the E BUNNY

“TOUCHED THE LIVES OF 100,000 STRUGGLING NEVADANS”

Barbara known as the Jewish Easter Bunny has for over 20 years making sure that struggling families in Las Vegas and their children felt loved and cared for. Every year she has together with a dedicated group of volunteers delivered thousands of baskets with food, candy and toys to families with children living in shelters, in cars or on the streets in need of a helping hand.

In a close-up interview get to know Barbara’s life story, learn where she gets her drive and inspiration from, why she does what she do and what we all can learn from her.

KAREN LAYNE | President of Las Vegas Valley Humane Society

“BROUGHT 911 TO LAS VEGAS”

Karen Layne Introduced and implemented 911 in Las Vegas to create a support system for people in need of assistance, then later as the president for Las Vegas Valley Humane Society also created a support system for animals. Appointed by Governor as only woman on Nevada Wildlife Committee. Karen was recognized with the Everyday Heroes award by Red Cross.

In a close-up interview get to know Karen’s life story, learn where she gets her drive and inspiration from, why she does what she do and what we all can learn from her.

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