At age 7, Jung Oh Hwang began practicing martial arts in a small village in South Korea. As a young man he represented his home country at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, where he earned a silver medal in judo. At Hwang's Martial Arts, Grandmaster Hwang and his staff pass on decades of martial-arts wisdom to the next generation, instilling technical combat knowledge and imparting valuable life lessons on self-discipline, perseverance, and teamwork.
Since opening the doors in 1986, Grandmaster Hwang has dedicated both time and money to bettering the lives of others. Hwang's has raised more than $750,000 for the local community and has a named playroom in the new St. Matthews Kosair Children's hospital.
No one can stop the aging process, but Dr. Rudy J. Triana, Jr. has the experience and advanced training to confidently challenge Father Time. After completing his medical degree at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he would later return to teach as an assistant professor of surgery, Dr. Triana entered the Navy and became an acclaimed flight surgeon. He capped off his studies by gaining board certification in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery and otolaryngology/head and neck surgery and became a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. Dr. Triana has shared his expertise by authoring numerous medical articles and appearing in multiple television and print media, though he has yet to expand into skywriting.
At Triana Institute, the doctor's skilled hands perform procedures ranging from tummy tucks to face-lifts. Dr. Triana is continuously innovating new ways to help patients feel better about themselves, even developing his own skincare line. Not content with merely treating bodies’ outsides, he also created a collection of healthy, anti-aging blends of M.D. Coffee and Fibersorb, a food supplement designed to reduce calorie intake.
Encompassing 983 acres in the Shawnee National Forest, Camp Ondessonk has championed kids’ fun, teamwork, and confidence-building since 1959. An emphasis on the outdoors, including open-air cabins and lake- and creek-swimming, encourages campers to trade concrete mindsets for more sylvan psyches. The one-week coed session, which runs from July 31 to August 6, packs a range of arcadian activities into youthful schedules, including two horseback rides, archery and riflery practice, canoeing, and an overnight campout under smogless, star-flecked skies (with gender-specific sleeping arrangements). Tenderfeet seeking to bolster their survival skills learn knots and lashings, how to build one-match fires, and the proper method for skinning and roasting wild marshmallows.
Sanibel Deli & Coffee Factory delights bellies with a profusion of time-tested victuals, including pizza lauded by Taste of the Islands. Spend quality face time with one of the specialty pies, such as the Nor'easter ($17.95 for a large), which is bedecked in buffalo chicken and blue cheese as regally as Emeril's prom tux. Overstimulated taste buds cool off on one of more than 25 flavors of soft-serve ($1.95+), which act as cool building blocks for sundaes, milkshakes, and malts. Rev eating engines with a double-shot cappuccino ($3) before searching the crusty confines of the variety of bagels ($1.25), burgers, and sandwiches ($5.75+) like a forgetful baker.