Angela Nicholas

God’s ‘Loud And Clear’ Message Moved Dick Clute Into Philanthropy

By Angela Nicholas | January 17, 2020

Volunteering and giving back to his community was not an initial part of Dick Clute’s life. It took an early retirement to give him the opportunity to join the ranks […]

Mike Arakas Operates Community-Minded Company As A Way To Give Back

By Angela Nicholas | January 1, 2020

During the Christmas holidays, you will most likely find Mike Arakas wearing an apron and preparing breakfast for the dozens of volunteers prepping food for a Community Christmas Day Dinner. […]

Sue McKinney Builds Personal Volunteer Mission Into An Established Foundation

By Angela Nicholas | December 10, 2019

Sue McKinney’s own personal experience with sexual abuse and a family tragedy full of heartache that needed healing led to the establishment of a therapeutic equine program that has helped […]

Richard Gainey Has Mastered Sharing Joy As Santa Claus

By Angela Nicholas | November 27, 2019

Being Santa is no easy job — especially when you are a Real Bearded Santa who looks the part year-round. For Richard Gainey, a professional Santa who frequently shares his […]

Marlisa Small Showers The Power Of Beauty And Healing Over Cancer Patients

By Angela Nicholas | November 14, 2019

A cancer survivor, Marlisa Small has a deep and personal understanding of what it feels like to face death and knows the heavy toll the disease takes on one’s body […]

Corinne Gerwe Finds Joy Drawing Children Into The Arts

By Angela Nicholas | November 9, 2019

For those around her, Corinne Gerwe, Ph.D., appears as an unassuming, humble retiree with the patience of a saint as she wrangles youth theater participants ranging from elementary to high […]