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In his 30 years at the helm of First Entertainment Credit Union, Charles “Chuck” Bruen has grown our institution from 10,000 members, $30 million in assets, and ten employees to more than 70,000 members, over $1.3 billion in assets, and more than 200 employees, making First Entertainment one of the largest credit unions in America.

For over four decades, Jerry has been one of the most successful creative forces in the music industry, producing for The Jackson 5, Michael Jackson, Diana Ross, The Four Tops, Smokey Robinson, Al Jarreau, Lionel Richie, and countless others. His music has sold over 50 million albums worldwide, including 25 Gold and Platinum records.

John is the hilarious, lovable host of Alpine Village's incredibly popular Octoberfest. Though the festival is steeped in tradition and respect, John has turned the premise upside down, creating a funny, ironic, hip version of the festival. It's almost performance art, and the epitome of Gemütlichkeit.

A former writer for "Politically Incorrect", Mike was one of the first creatives to produce video content exclusively for the web. Mike continues cranking out hits like "Kid's Court" and "Stupid for Movies".

Trish Alaskey is Membership Manager for The Academy of Magical Arts, whose clubhouse, The Magic Castle, is undoubtedly the most amazing private club in the world. Will she reveal any of its secrets? We'll do our best. Plus, a special feature on the Castle's 50 year history.

Steve is a senior writer/producer at FOX Sports. When his son Lucas was diagnosed with the often fatal lung disease Pulmonary Hypertension, he did not take it sitting down. Steve used his skills to create a worldwide campaign to raise awareness and garner support.

As Director of Warner Bros., Corporate Archive Operations, Bonnie is responsible for what might be the world's greatest collection of movie memorabilia.

Author of The Film Crew of Hollywood, Jim's candid photographs of celebrities, taken during his career as a grip, are truly unforgettable.

An inspiring story of determination, courage, and chutzpah.

Spend some quality time with the delightful star of NBC's hit comedy, "Community".

Come visit the Motion Picture Television Fund's pioneering mobile health clinic, of which we're a proud sponsor.

  • ““We do the oompah version of Journey's Don't Stop Believing with a tuba and an accordion. It takes the audience a few moments to realize that this is not some obscure German folk song, but the rock anthem they’ve loved all these years."”

    — John Baumgaertner, Festmeister Hans at Alpine Village's Oktoberfest

  • ““And then there was Chuck Berry,” Jerry says, smiling. “What a character. He came to the concert with a beat-up guitar and said, ‘Do you have any extra strings; I need a G string.’ He didn’t even have a replacement string. We had to run and get strings for his guitar. He was a little different.” — Jerry Marcellino”

    — Jerry Marcellino, His music has sold over 50 million albums worldwide, including 25 Gold and Platinum records.

  • ““What I hope to accomplish with phaware, is that if we grab the attention of someone who knows something is wrong but doesn’t know what it is, and they're watching TV or driving in a taxi and see our commercial … and we save that patient, I think that’s a win, you know?"”

    — Steve Van Wormer, Senior writer/producer at FOX Sports, Founder phaware.global, fighting against pulmonary hypertension.

  • “The moment I start to think that there’s something magically delicious about me, I believe that will be the moment the universe says, well, your time has been fun, but you’ll no longer advance in this career.”

    — Yvette Nicole Brown, Actress, Star of "Community"

  • “ "I walked through those doors and went, oh my God, what is this place?””

    — Trish Alaskey, Membership Director of the Academy of Magical Arts, Inc., on her first visit to The Magic Castle

  • ““You can’t help but look around and be overwhelmed with the scope, the artistry, and the history. It’s remarkable.””

    — Bonnie Fallone Otto, Director of Corporate Archives Operations for Warner Bros., on visiting the Archive.