Also joining us are Owners of Jaco's Boxing and Fitness SRQ and LWR, Adam and Kelli Jaco. Co Owner of LWR, Mike Kelley, TLS Entertainment Owner, Tim Schalch; Miss America 2004, Ericka Dunlap and Celebrity Photographer, Barry Lively of B Lively Images.
Celebrity appearances by:
Days of our Lives - Eric Martsolf, Christopher Sean, Martha Madison and Bryan Dattilo.
The Bold and Beautiful’s - Patrika Darbo.
Come and sit with your favorite Celebrity as you enjoy a scrumptious mimosa buffet brunch, entertainment by past and present Miss Florida's, a fabulous and unique fashion show featuring Panache' with Darci Jacob and Clara Schneider. Jackie Z Style Co. with Jackie Zumba, Brian Kins and Ansley. Stunning models, canine parade, live and silent auction and pictures and autographs with all the celebrities.
"We cannot all do GREAT Things ... But we can do SMALL Things ...WITH GREAT LOVE" ~Mother Teresa
The Mission of
A non-profit organization, is to help individuals challenged by disabilities such as autism, stroke, combat injuries, and other catastrophic illnesses, gain independence and companionship with the assistance of a service canine.
Samantha’s Friends was originally founded in 1996 by Eddie Perley as a fundraiser for Samantha Bozza who suffered a brain aneurysm caused by an arteriorvenus malformation when she was only 15 years old.
After a close encounter with death and many years of rehabilitation, Samantha reaches out to help and inspire individuals in all walks of life with her kind, generous, enthusiastic spirit.
In 2004, Samantha was honored as the very first recipient of the "Woman of Achievement Award" in the state of Florida. Samantha was also named "Woman of Excellence" for 2005 -2006 honoring her work helping others.
Samantha's true passion, is her foundation "Samantha's Friends" created in her honor.