Friday, October 29, 2010

10/31-Kathy Ireland, Chelsie Hightower

Kathy Ireland-Actress and Model

Kathy Ireland, Supermodel turned Supermogul
One of the top ten advocates for women's health in America, Supermodel turned Supermogul Kathy Ireland, chief designer and CEO of kathy ireland Worldwide whose mission statement is, “...finding solutions for families, especially busy moms”, has been named by the Associated Press “a best friend to working mothers.” Kathy says, “All moms work whether we get paid or not.” A mom, wife, and humanitarian, Kathy is celebrated for her design gifts and philanthropy; and her voice is heard by audiences around the globe as she speaks annually at the United Nations to the Youth Assembly. Kathy has also garnered great attention for her political essays on In addition, Kathy supports Feed the Children, Feeding America, The Red Cross, Sheba Medical Center in Israel, The Dream Foundation, Athletes and Entertainers for Kids, The Special Olympics, the Elizabeth Taylor HIV/AIDS Foundation and global education initiatives for children. Kathy is also a leading advocate for Global Down Syndrome.  

Lauded by “License Global Magazine” as the 23rd Most Powerful Licensed Brand in the world, kathy irelend Worldwide has been acknowledged by “Newsweek”, “Forbes”, and the “Wall Street Journal” as a 1.4 billion dollar design empire; “Women’s Wear Daily” has recognized it as America’s seven most popular in its category, and “House Beautiful” has celebrated it as one of the 25 “Great Furniture Collections” in America. kathy ireland Worldwide ® has over 15,000 products in over 28 countries, including the recently launched kathy ireland Weddings by 2be which includes fashion, jewelry and destination locations.

About the Make-A-Wish Foundation®
The Make-A-Wish Foundation® grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength, and joy. Founded in 1980 when a group of caring volunteers helped a young boy fulfill his dream of becoming a police officer, the Make-A-Wish Foundation® is now the largest wish-granting charity in the world with 65 chapters in the United States and its territories. With the help of generous donors and almost 25,000 volunteers, the Make-A-Wish Foundation® grants a wish every 40 minutes and has granted more than 193,000 wishes in the United States since its inception.

Chelsie Hightower, Dance Star on “Dancing with the Stars”

“Dancing with the Stars” fan favorite and dancer Chelsie Hightower, who previously wowed audiences with her
performances on “So You Thing You Can Dance”, has trained with current and former world champions including “Dancing with the Stars’” Corky Ballas, Karina Smirnoff, and Louis van Amstel. Born in Las Vegas and raised in Orem, Utah, Chelsie began dancing when she was only nine years old and won her first national title when she was only 11 years old. In 2005, Chelsie was asked to be one of the four couples to be on Team USA and compete in the most prestigious dance competition in the world. In addition to teaching dance in North Carolina to pay for her weekend training in New York, Chelsie has taught at Center Stage in Utah as well as abroad, helping many students win national titles. At the young age of 20, Chelsie has won numerous awards and has her own dance/activewear clothing line called the Chelsie Hightower Collection for Sugar and Bruno.

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