Articles tagged with 'Dream Achiever' | State Farm

Good Neighbor Stories (Dream Achiever)

2016
October
25,
2016
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
State Farm and WME Live’s Together, announce Lisa Pevateaux as Denver’s ‘Dream Achiever’ honoree. Building on her dream to one day own her own dance studio, Pevateaux held firm to her passion making Elite Dance Academy a reality. Pevateaux was honore...
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October
25,
2016
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
Lisa Pevateaux, a certified public accountant, worked 80 hours a week, yet dreamed of opening a dance studio to teach others to love and appreciate dance as she did. In an effort to keep her vision and creative juices alive, she taught dance once a w...
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October
20,
2016
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
Taking a chance, and looking to give herself a better life, Adriana Andrade-Jenkins left Mexico for the United States in 1998. She had no English skills and minimal knowledge of the embroidery industry. Fortunately, shortly after her arrival, she lan...
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October
20,
2016
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
State Farm and WME Live’s Together, announce Adriana Andrade-Jenkins as Atlanta’s ‘Dream Achiever’ honoree. Andrade-Jenkins immigrated from Mexico in 1998 in search of a better life. With some knowledge in the embroidery industry and no English sk...
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October
18,
2016
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
State Farm and WME Live’s Together, announce Sabrina Lamb as New York’s ‘Dream Achiever’ honoree. Lamb is the founding chief executive officer of the World of Money, a leading provider of financial education to youth in the Tri-State Area. Afte...
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October
18,
2016
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
Are American children getting information on how to manage their financial life from their schools and upbringing? Solo performer and author Sabrina Lamb heard this question at a financial planning seminar. She conducted a little research and lear...
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October
06,
2016
| 20:11 PM America/Chicago
It was a rainy morning on a dark road in Mexico, New Year’s Eve 1995. The Torres family was driving back home to Chicago after a vacation in Mexico when a truck suddenly moved into their lane. The dad, Adam, swerved to avoid the collision; the family...
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October
06,
2016
| 20:03 PM America/Chicago
State Farm and WME Live’s Together, announce Reveca Torres as Chicago’s ‘Dream Achiever’ honoree. A quadriplegic since 13, Torres knows how to adapt to what life throws at her. Torres, 35, is the founder of Backbones, a Chicago nonprofit that conn...
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October
05,
2016
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
Dr. Yasmin Davidds grew up in a Latino immigrant family that faced many challenges. Living in the eastside of Los Angeles, she once asked her mother why she didn’t leave, and she replied, she didn’t feel strong enough to leave. Dr. Davidds knew he...
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September
29,
2016
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
State Farm and WME Live’s Together, announce Melody Bell as Portland’s ‘Dream Achiever’ honoree. In 2005, she co-founded Financial Beginnings and started delivering financial classes to schools. In addtion, Bell revived the Oregon Jump$tart Coalit...
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September
29,
2016
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
Americans struggling to get out of suffocating debt. That’s what Melody Bell saw every day in her financial career working collections at a department store. In her next career role she helped people who had fallen behind on their financial obliga...
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