Tampa Bay (PRWEB) April 21, 2012
Actress, Comedienne, fashion designer, and breast cancer awareness advocate, Rhonda Shear will be honored with this year’s Visionary award at the Treasure Coast International Film Festival (TCIFF) in Port St. Lucie this weekend. TCIFF seeks to celebrate future and current filmmakers as they compete across a range of categories while introducing the local area to films from around the world. In addition to viewing films attendees are invited to several events allowing for networking, seminars and of course a lot of fun! Filmmakers, actors, writers, editors, and musicians-including Rhonda’s longtime friend Carol Connors- have the opportunity to meet and mingle while educating and supporting future filmmakers.
Throughout her career, Rhonda has used her notoriety to bring local and international attention to charity groups and causes. She is especially involved with the American Cancer Society as a local spokesperson, sponsor, and event chair. In addition Rhonda Shear Intimates donates product to women’s shelters around the US, and has donated time and sponsorships to Habitat for Humanity, St. Jude’s, and many more. When asked if she would accept the 2012 TCIFF Visionary Award she stated that she “could not be more honored to be a part of this incredible event!” Rhonda Shear has starred and appeared in many films through her career including Spaceballs, Basic Training, and Prison A Go-Go and continues to support the efforts of new filmmakers and writers. Rhonda truly is a visionary who hopes to inspire others in the industry to give back to their communities and help those in need around the world. The Visionary award will be presented at a Gala at the Port Saint Lucie Botanical Gardens this Sunday, April 22nd starting at 5pm.
ABOUT RHONDA SHEAR:
From her beginnings as a New Orleans beauty queen, to her role as the bombshell hostess of “USA: Up All Night, celebrity designer Rhonda Shear has continued to excel at each new endeavor. Rhonda Shear Intimates was created to bring Hollywood “red carpet secrets” to real women with designs that focus on enhancing assets with comfortable and creative collections of sleepwear, shapewear, separates, outerwear, and boudoir lingerie. You may also recognize Rhonda, as the creator of the original, authentic Ahh Bra infomercial which has sold over 25 million units internationally. Rhonda Shear Intimates is sold in over 40 counties and is featured at shopping channels including HSN, QVC: UK, and TSC: Canada, in addition to multiple web retailers and boutiques around the world. Rhonda Shear continues to empower women and provide comfortable, flattering, and affordable intimates with her personal dedication to her brand, creative cutting edge solutions, and honest charm. For more information on Rhonda Shear or Rhonda Shear Intimates please visit http://www.RhondaShear,com or follow Rhonda on Facebook and Twitter.
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EDITOR’S NOTE: For more information contact David Carrera at 727-540-9800 or Davidcarrera(at)shearenterprises(dot)com