Head for the Cure 2012: Metro Kansas City 5K Run

By: Jacob Elyachar Did you know that approximately 200,000 people in the United States will be diagnosed with either a primary or metastatic brain tumor? Foundations like Head for the Cure have been seeking to find ways to eradicate brain cancer from society. The Head for the Cure Foundation is dedicated to the memory of […]

The 2012 Fringe Fashion Show wrap-up

By: Jacob Elyachar It’s 7:45 p.m. in the basement of the Art Asylum in Kansas City, Missouri on a Saturday night and dozens of models are receiving finishing touches on their hair and make-up for the Fringe Fashion Show.    In less than 15 minutes, the models will debut the latest looks from 10 designers from […]

Jacob Interviews….Ericka Saves’ Ericka Chatman

By: Jacob Elyachar Couponing is currently sweeping across the United States. From shows like Extreme Couponing and segments on morning news shows including TODAY and Good Morning America to newspaper sections dedicated to coupons, thousands of people have coupon fever.    Recently, coupon fever hit a new high thanks to the World Wide Web as hundreds […]

Jacob Interviews…Ride for 5’s Michael Hoffman and Nick Weesner

By: Jacob Elyachar Earlier this summer, I had the opportunity to correspond with Ridefor5’s Michael Hoffman and Nick Weesner.     Together both of them founded the Ride for 5 non-profit organization that raises money for two different charities: the Humane Society of the United States and Ric O’ Barry’s Dolphin Project. So how do they raise […]

Jacob’s Eye On…All the Right Moves

By: Jacob Elyachar Travis Wall.  Nick Lazzarini.  Teddy Forance.  Kyle Robinson.   Together they are four of the most successful and sought-after performers in the not only in the dance industry but of their generation as well. In the past, these four men have worked with some of the biggest names and projects in show business.   […]

Jacob Interviews….From Fit2Fat2Fit’s Drew Manning

By: Jacob Elyachar Last December, I had the opportunity to correspond with personal trainer Drew Manning.   When I contacted him, he just finished the fat stage of his journey and was in the early part of his weight loss journey.  This morning on ABC’s Good Morning America, Drew revealed the results of his weight loss […]

Jacob Interviews….LLS Man of the Year Candidate Matt Besler

By: Jacob Elyachar When he is not defending his fellow Sporting Kansas City teammates during soccer matches at Livestrong Sporting Park in Kansas City, Matt Besler continues to be an ambassador of hope off the field as a candidate for the Mid-America chapter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Man of the Year.    Recently, jacobelyacharjournalist.com […]

Jacob Interviews…LLS Woman of the Year candidate Janelle McClymont

By: Jacob Elyachar The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Man/Woman of the Year fundraising campaign is in full swing.   Across the country, men and women from local chapters are gathering support to raise the most money to not only receive the title but to also support kids like Daniel and Taylor, who are the Mid-America Region’s […]

Jacob Interviews…LLS Mid-America MWOY Campaign Manager Lauren Scheldrup

  By: Jacob Elyachar Across the country, Leukemia and Lymphoma Societies pick out one boy and one girl to represent their chapters’ Man and Woman of the Year campaign.     The 2012 Mid-America Man and Woman of the Year Campaign’s Boy and Girl of the Year are Daniel and Taylor White.   Both siblings have suffered from […]

Jacob Interviews….LLS Man of the Year Candidate Leo Dominique

By: Jacob Elyachar All throughout the United States, the Leukemia and the Lymphoma Society chapters nominate local men and women to raise the most money to represent their chapter in the national Man/Woman of the Year awards.    This author had the chance to interview Mid-America chapter candidate Leo Dominique about the organization, his reaction to […]

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