Because of the support and donations from our clients, staff, friends and family, KMR was the second highest fundraiser at the 19th annual Shane’s Inspiration Walk & Roll in Griffith Park on September 18th. This fantastic organization is dedicated to bringing awareness toward fostering a bias-free world for children with disabilities through inclusive state of the art playgrounds and educational programs. Thanks Team KMR! www.shanesinspiration.org
A&E’s “Born This Way” took home the prize for Best Unstructured Reality Program Sunday night at the Creative Arts Emmy awards. This is the first time a series starring a cast with disabilities has won an Emmy! Now in it’s second season, the hit show follows a group of seven young adults with Down Syndrome through their everyday lives. Congratulations to KMR clients Megan Bomgaars, Steven Clark, Sean McElwee, Rachel Osterbach and Cristina Sanz.
In another first, the award for Outstanding Commercial went to the diversity and inclusion PSA “Love Has No Labels”. Produced by the Ad Council, R/GA and Mindride, the ad features KMR clients Maddie Gray and her sister Sophie.
KMR NY agent Ashley Landay will be running the NYC marathon on November 6th to raise money for a cancer support group near and dear to her heart: Gilda’s Club NYC. During her weekly meetings, Ashley has come to know the amazing work this organization provides to cancer patients and their caregivers, family and friends. It’s all supported by fundraising and donations. Ashley was extremely proud to have been the member speaker at their 2016 “Women Living with Cancer” luncheon fundraiser.
Please check out the video to learn all about Gilda’s Club NYC, and thanks in advance for anything you can give to Ashley’s personal fundraising page.
From his recurring role as D.K. on ABC’s “Dr Ken”, veteran actor Dana Lee has been upped to series regular. Dana has worked all over the world in film, tv and theatre, and is having the time of his life with Ken Jeong and the rest of the cast.
Elizabeth Frances has been cast as series regular Prairie Flower opposite Pierce Brosnan in the new AMC series “The Son”. A multi generational epic tale of one Texas family’s rise and fall, “The Son” will premiere in 2017
This October, Aaron Jennings will debut as a series regular in the CBS medical drama “Pure Genius”. Look for him as Dr Malik Water, an ex-gangbanger spearheading a process to provide remote health monitoring to poor neighborhoods.