Simply Elevate Issue 6 June 2013 - Page 2

Elevate SIMPLY CEO Derek Palmer Creative Director Candace Smith Palmer Photographers Derek Palmer Keith Foster Jacob Kurtz Graphic Designer Candace Smith Palmer Board of Directors Keith Jones Danielle Walker Tony Graham Sales & Marketing for inquiries for Advertising contact advertise@simplyelevate.com phone: 336.549.4843 09 feature 09 Kendras Tribe Joys of a Big Family 46 21 22 Elias Out of Pain...Power 25 30 Real Men Make Real Fathers Communities Need Men to Succeed Thomas B Weaver a.k.a. The Bishop fashion & style 13 14 19 20 Jungle Barbie Julia More than meets the eye culture 31 Discover Idaho The last frontier of the West 40 42 44 46 From Playing to Coaching Meet Ricky Taylor Father’s Stuff 25 28 29 How to Be a Great Dad Easier said than done Learn Symptometry Embrace your health Luxury Style WHO ARE WE? We’re here to simply elevate artistic people. ON THE COVER: Photography by: Jay Humble Father: Shon Witner Son: “Man” Witner Man with a master plan 36 As Long as I am Living my Daddy you will be Tributes to Grads don’t forget to Dream Artist JennKenn Look up music GHG: Go Hard Girlz Go Hard or Go Home Supreme 7 Father’s Tributes Honoring Dad 37 Choices ReggaeFest Buckroe Beach, VA Introducing: Commentary by Ryan O’Neal Men Making Music 125 Carden Place, Suite C Mebane, NC 27302 Phone: (336) 870 4149 Email: info@simplyelevate.com editor’s note Thank you for reading Simply Elevate! I’m amazed that 6 months has passed since our first issue. Please continue supporting us. We would like to highlight the categories that made us who we are…the Arts, Fashion and Culture. As always, our mission is to simply elevate talented, positive people. June is about grads and dads, so tell the graduate and daddy figure in your life congratulations and thank you. We’d like to congratulate all graduates and wish a Happy Father’s Day to all fathers. Derek Palmer, CEO of Simply Elevate Magazine June 1, 2013 Matthew 15:4 “For God commanded, saying, Honour thy FATHER and mother:..” 2 www.simplyelevate.com www.simplyelevate.com 3