Visit WRTS Clearwater on Starkey Rd. in Clearwater, Florida. This is a new opportunity parents need to know about. Watch the video now to see what parents are saying.
We Rock The Spectrum Opens in Clearwater, Florida. Watch the video now which features CEO Dina Kimmel and the Owner of WRTS Clearwater, Janet Burrows.
The party was as hearty as they get at the grand reopening of We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym in Agoura Hills Saturday. Dana Aghassi, the new franchise owner of the sensory-safe playspace designed for children on the autistic spectrum but open to all, treated dozens of happily squealing little ones and their parents to a smorgasbord of donated bagels, donuts, eclairs, deli sandwiches and all kinds cookies. View Full Article Here
On January 14, 2015, Founder and CEO Dina Kimmel had the honor of being one of the featured guests on radio talk show, Business Rockstars hosted by Ken Rutkowski. Business Rockstars Radio is the first and only National radio show that focuses on the 30 million entrepreneurs in the United States. Ken Rutkowski is also one of the most broadly-informed and connected people in media, entertainment and technology. The interview allowed Dina to share her We Rock story as well as provide insightful and sound business advice for entrepreneurs and wantrepreneurs? alike.
Our Founder/CEO Was Recently Honored as the Woman of Entrepreneurship. In an award ceremony which took place right before tip-off of the Los Angeles Lakers basketball game on December 19, 2014, our Founder and CEO, Dina Kimmel was awarded with the Woman of Entrepreneurship Award by Comerica Bank and the Los Angeles Lakers. The Comerica Bank Women’s Business Award Program recognizes women in leadership roles in Southern California and presents the award as a tribute to their contributions to the community. It takes strong leadership to run a franchise network of multiple independent businesses and Dina’s hard work and dedication were recognized in a big way. The award itself is much more significant than just being named as the Woman of Entrepreneurship but also symbolizes how far We Rock the Spectrum has come. Due to her determination, business savvy, intellect, and passion, Dina has worked to make a huge difference in the lives of so many families and worked hard to grow WRTS to the …
We Rock is in the news! Check out Curbed LA’s recent article, “China’s Skyscraper Lessons; Designing Inclusive Playgrounds.” We’re thrilled to be setting an example and being a part of a movement towards the design of inclusive playgrounds! Read the entire article here http://goo.gl/gdqSsU or go to the direct link https://medium.com/re-form/all-access-play-52fad54b1009
Since the inception of Women Empowered, I have come across many women from all walks of life and a considerable number of female entrepreneurs. There’s a thriving female entrepreneurial community here in Los Angeles and many have inspirational stories that are the driving force behind their businesses. One woman in particular who has recently inspired me is Dina Kimmel, Founder and CEO of We Rock the Spectrum. Dina’s story was so powerful and filled with layers of empowerment, that I felt it was my duty to share her story with the rest of the world. Read More
GLENDALE, Calif. (KABC) — Deborah Portnoy and Michael Cohen have over 25 years between them working with special needs populations. Their 14-year-old son, Harry, is autistic, as well. So, they welcomed the opportunity to open We Rock The Spectrum Kids Gym, a so-called sensory gym that accommodates all children, but particularly those with special needs. “When we heard about this opportunity we jumped at the chance to create something that would utilize both of our professional skills and then what we knew personally,” said Deborah Portnoy, co-owner of the facility.