Recent Profiles

Love of Mountains Sparks Gary Wade’s Dedication to Park’s Preservation

By Angela Nicholas | March 18, 2021

When Gary Wade’s dad traded a 1950 Ford for a piece of land along a riverfront, he probably had no idea that his son would eventually become so inspired by […]

Adelia Gram Is Taking A Bite Out Of Shelters, One Dog At A Time

By Emma Claire Everett | February 19, 2021

Adelia Gram’s kind heart drives her passion for bettering the lives of all creatures. As the founder of Gram Rescue Ranch (GRR) in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Adelia’s love of dogs […]

Larry White Serves Families With A Heart Full Of Love

By Emma Claire Everett | January 5, 2021

Whether through service to solve issues unique to his community or those which are common around the world, Larry White exemplifies the qualities of a true public servant. As a […]

Michael Absher Taps Personal Experience To Provide For Homeless Teens

By Angela Nicholas | December 9, 2020

His wasn’t the typical homeless experience. He wasn’t living out in the weather in a cardboard box. He wasn’t cowering under a bridge trying to fight off the elements. He […]

Former Navy SEAL Craig Sawyer Is Passionate To End Child Trafficking ‘Epidemic’

By Angela Nicholas | November 19, 2020

Craig “Sawman” Sawyer has led an interesting life that placed him in situations that would put the fear of God in most people. He served his country in the U.S. […]

Karla Vigil Advocates For Equal Opportunity Through The Equity Institute

By Emma Claire Everett | October 19, 2020

As a person with much insight into the inequity present in education systems, Karla Vigil has lived her life working towards equal opportunity for every student. Through her recent co-founding […]