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Filmed at the Reno Plaza and nonprofit local locations throughout Reno the Community Foundation inspirational video BELIEVE is a group effort.

We all got into the act….

The following local non-profit organizations are featured; Wilbur D. May Arboretum, Veterans Guest House, the Discovery Museum, Volunteers of America Family Shelter, Nevada Humane Society, and the Eddy House YOUth Center.

This little film features the original song, BELIEVE written and performed by the Note-Ables and friends. Thank you to Grammy Award winning Michael Eardley of Tanglewood Productions.

I have unlimited gratitude for the efforts of the talented and generous, Lonny Dill of Sharktooth Media. His vision and skill took our idea to another level.

You will see our staff, dancing and singing. Nick Tscheekar and his trombone led the parade followed by staff and a few of our Board members, Teresa Mentzer, Cary Lurie and Kevin Melcher at the Reno Plaza. We joined the Note-Ables and friends to sing the chorus and you will hear our efforts during the credits. Our Board President, Jim Pfrommer, adds to the fun while sitting in the cockpit of a plane at the Discovery Museum.

Thank you to Phil and Jennifer Satre, Teresa Mentzer, Beth Schuler, Linda and Ron Smith, Nancy Brown, Bruce James and Geoff White for taking the time to be interviewed.

Thanks to Kiska Icard, Executive Director of the Nevada Humane Society, Bill Carlos, Horticulturalist from the Wilbur D. May Arboretum and the whole crew at the Eddy House YOUth Center, who joined in with Lynette Eddy to thank donors for their support of YOU’N-I (Youth Network Initiative).  3x American Strongman, Travis Ortmayer dazzled the kids at the Volunteers of America Family Shelter and proved his heart is as big as his muscles. Cadet Pinto stood tall for the Veterans Guest House. George Stewart and Jesse Ghisletta braved a windy night to highlight the Community Foundation support of Reno under the Reno Arch.

I hope you enjoy it. Let me know what you think.

Chris Askin, President and CEO

 

 

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