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We are sincerely grateful to the following individuals and companies that have so generously donated time and talent. Their dedication to Wildflower USA has helped us reach out and bring a ray of sunshine, happiness and hope to all that have purchased or received by donation our books.


Roger Frizzell

Roger Frizzell, Chief Communications Officer at Carnival Corporation, is a long-time friend and supporter of Wildflower USA. For more than a decade, he has provided strategic guidance and resources to assist Wildflower in a variety of ways.

Bill Jurek

Bill Jurek is a longtime Chicago radio and television personality.  Over the 40 years of his career Bill has been heard on some of the city’s most listened to and watched stations.
After losing his vision in the mid 90’s Bill has dedicated much time to causes to help the blind and visually impaired. He has served on the graduate council of Guiding Eyes, a dog guide school in Yorktown Hts., N.Y., and has been on the boards of directors of CRIS Radio, a radio reading service and Friedman Place, a residential community for the visually impaired.  
Bill has also helped to write the dog guide course for Hadley School, was instrumental in educating taxi and limo drivers in the acceptance of service animals, lives in Chicago with his black Labrador guide dog Abner and is currently working as a consultant to the Chicago Lighthouse and CRIS Radio.

  Charles Chen is the creator of the Fire Vox and CLiCk, Speak extensions for Firefox. These programs transform Firefox into a talking browser that will read out the Furello web pages to our website visitors.
Reg Rowe

Reg Rowe, an award-winning newspaper columnist, public relations executive and founder of GrayHairPR, has made numerous contributions to the Wildflower portfolio including the original Furello screenplay, the Furello sequel screenplay (Furello Journeys) and third screenplay in the trilogy (Furello Discovers). He has also written lyrics for the Furello trilogy and edited several Harriett Fabrick short stories and poems.


Jack Trammell, president and founder of VNR1 Communications, in Addison, TX for his long friendship and willingness to lend his time and talent to assist Wildflower USA in a variety of endeavors over the years.

Dave Schy

David Schy is the master chef behind the recipes contained in the third of the Furello trilogy, Hencha’s Son.
Since graduating from the Culinary Institute of America, David has run kitchens in Chicago, Los Angeles, Vail, Cancun and Santa Barbara, CA. He has just launched a new website ( that contains a collection of original recipes using fresh, simple, healthy whole food ingredients.