Doc Hendley and The Wine To Water Team Visits

Doc Hendley and Wine To Water Team Visits

Pictured (L-R) Doc Hendley, Founder of Wine To Water; Dee Rubina, Marketing Manager at; Francene Marie Morris, Host of The Francene Marie Show; Kyle Lomax, International Projects Manager for Wine To Water; Kym Moore, Brand Marketing Lead at and Josh Elliott, Public Relations Manager for Wine To Water. (Photo  by Steven Miller, Media Marketing Specialist)

Doc Hendley, founder of Wine To Water and 2009 CNN Heroes Award Winner, along with Kyle Lomax, International Projects Manager and Josh Elliott, Public Relations Manager met with their new partners of the W3 Project for a joint radio broadcast on The Francene Marie Show. Dee Rubina, Marketing Manager and W3 Administrator with also chimed in on the interview to discuss a new benevolent partnership that would help to provide access to clean water to many suffering communities around the world.

Dee Rubina, Kyle Lomax, Doc Hendley, Francene Marie, a locally owned and operated e-commerce business specializing in water and air filtration, recently partnered with Wine To Water, a 501(c)(3) non-profit air organization, based in Boone, North Carolina that focuses on providing clean water to needy people around the world, for the W3 Project.

The W3 partnership also includes TrekDesk Treadmill Desk, which will help to expand the importance of walking, exercising and improving your overall health. The W3 partnership between, TrekDesk and Wine To Water is such a perfect fit because it expands a greater awareness to a larger and more diverse audience locally, nationally and internationally about the global water crisis and walking to improve your exercise routine.

Doc Hendley was also in town for a fundraiser and book signing for the release of his new book “Wine To Water: A Bartender’s Quest to Bring Clean Water to the World.” For more information on how you can get involved with the W3 Project through mile donations or mile sponsorships, go to and learn how you can contribute. “Walk for you. Walk for them.”

Get the Perfect Cup of Hot Chocolate!

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The cold month of February is the perfect time for couples to cuddle up under blankets by the fire. Valentine’s Day also falls in February, so it is no stretch that this month is also known as Chocolate Lover’s Month. Even donut and coffee chain Dunkin’ Donuts is celebrating by introducing new donuts such as the Chocolate Chip Bagel Twist and Reverse Boston Kreme. Dunkin’ Donuts is also featuring heart shaped donuts for you and your sweetheart!

When it comes to chocolate, I usually prefer to eat it rather than drink it. However, every once in a while, a good cup of hot chocolate does just the trick. Nothing feels better than wrapping my hands around a warm cup of hot chocolate after being outside in the snow and wind. The following products will help get you that perfect cup every time:

Everpure EverHot Hot Water System with Chrome Faucet

                This complete undersink hot water system will provide you and your family with the highest quality water possible.  This system comes complete with a chrome faucet and can be installed under any sink. This system is also ideal for commercial applications. The maximum temperature of the Everpure EverHot is 190 degrees Fahrenheit, but can easily be adjusted lower. Enjoy a cup of hot chocolate as well as soup, oatmeal, pasta and more!

Everpure Solaria Instant Hot Water Dispenser

                This under sink hot water system will instantly provide you with hot water up to 190 degrees Fahrenheit. This hot water dispenser is also ideal for commercial applications. If you want to quickly and easily make a cup of tea or hot chocolate, than the Solaria Instant Hot Water Dispenser is for you!

Klean Kanteen Wide Mouth Insulated Bottle

                Need something to take that delicious hot chocolate with you on the road? The Klean Kanteen Wide Mouth Insulated Bottle can store up to 12 ounces of hot liquid including soup, stew and hot drinks.  This canteen is dishwasher safe and is made from food-grade stainless steel. This insulated bottle is the perfect accessory for a romantic stroll through the park on a cold night!

So whether you prefer to eat or drink your chocolate this month, get out there and celebrate Chocolate Lover’s Month!