Orlando Magazine - January 2011

Hearts of Gold

They range in age from 12 to 89. They include a computer store owner and a pro golfer, a concert booker and a radio personality, a college student and a middle schooler, among others. They help children and veterans, arts organizations and hospitals, the hungry, the homeless, the helpless. They live among us and inspire by example. They are 11 local people with “hearts of gold” who give back to this community in so many ways.

One Hit Wonder

But what a hit Jeanie Linders’ play, Menopause the Musical, has been since its debut in Orlando 10 years ago. The show inspired by a hot flash has changed Linders’ formerly hard-luck life, yielding wealth, love and good will.