Individual Spotlight-Carla Voorhees

“The turtle always wins” is the motto that Carla Voorhees stands by as she prepares for this year’s Nashville, TN bike ride for a cure. In 2012, she participated in the ride across Burlington, VT and fondly remembers crossing the finish line with her friend Kara, who encouraged her throughout the ride. What sparked her […]

Commitment to the Dream Honoree

The JDRF Central Florida Chapter presents the Annual Commitment to the Dream Award to an individual who has provided outstanding support in our efforts to support the mission of JDRF and the Central Florida Community. Harold Mills, CEO of Zero Chaos has been recognized many times for his innovative leadership in business and also in […]

Team Spotlight-CDM Smith

Start small and finish BIG is definitely the motto CDM Smith is chanting these days. In 2010, the team had 10 walkers and raised a little over $3,000. Most would say this was a success however with some innovative thinking, team captain Danielle Chater has been able to grow CDM Smith to one of Central […]

Volunteer Spotlight-Gerri Leaman

Volunteer Spotlight-Gerri Leaman

  Gerri has been a tremendous volunteer with JDRF for many years. Her granddaughter Hannah has T1D and their Walk Team is one of our top fundraising families for the Orlando Walk! “Gerri’s dedication and passion for JDRF is visible the moment you meet her. Whether she is helping in the office or speaking to […]