Someone 2 Know; Sandy Pearce Raffealli
Someone 2 Know; Sandy Pearce Raffealli

The path to success for our Someone 2 Know began in service to others. Before coming to Reno and eventually running an auto empire, Sandy Pearce Raffealli lived and worked in an impoverished community in Oklahoma. 

Someone 2 Know; Clarice Charlie-Hubbard
Someone 2 Know; Clarice Charlie-Hubbard

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Our Someone 2 Know has been an advocate for, and provided services to, victims for 20 years.  

April 25th, 10:40 AM PDT by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know: Adam Heinz
Someone 2 Know: Adam Heinz

This week, people are honoring dispatchers...and our Someone 2 Know knows how important the work is. 

April 18th, 7:51 AM PDT by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know; Allyson Preston
Someone 2 Know; Allyson Preston

Our Someone 2 Know, Allyson Preston, considers the the non-profit Boys and Girls Club her home away from home and says she plans to make the experience just as special for others like her.

April 3rd, 1:12 PM PDT by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know; Marie Baxter
Someone 2 Know; Marie Baxter

Our Someone 2 Know, Marie Baxter, has always had a heart for helping others - especially children. And while you may not know her name, you will very likely recognize the charitable work she's done in northern Nevada. 

March 21st, 9:31 AM PDT by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know; Tawnya Thomas
Someone 2 Know; Tawnya Thomas

The first person you interact with when you get to work or school can often make or break your day, that's why Spanish Springs Elementary values their administrative secretary so much - they say Tawnya Thomas is as good as gold.

March 14th, 11:45 AM PDT by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know; James Kocijanski
Someone 2 Know; James Kocijanski

He has devoted years of his life supporting the Department of Wildlife - and that's just one of the many things this hard working volunteer spends his time on.

March 7th, 9:50 AM PST by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know; Breanna Alosi
Someone 2 Know; Breanna Alosi

Just last summer, Breanna Alosi felt a sharp pinch in her back that turned out to be a warning of a life-threatening condition.  

February 28th, 10:27 AM PST by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know: Kristoffer Polaha
Someone 2 Know: Kristoffer Polaha

Our Someone 2 Know grew up the son of a prominent judge, in Reno, but made a name for himself as an actor in Hollywood and is now starring in a major motion picture that opens this weekend.

February 21st, 10:31 AM PST by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know: Breyshon Johnson
Someone 2 Know: Breyshon Johnson

We found this week's Someone 2 Know right here on the production staff for 2 News This Morning. It turns out running a professional sound board is nothing new for Nevada native, Breyshon Johnson, he's been devoted to music and its creation for years.

February 14th, 11:11 AM PST by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know; Elise Manion
Someone 2 Know; Elise Manion

Our Someone 2 Know says her career as an author started as a happy fluke when she signed up for a writing challenge - and out popped an entire book.  

February 7th, 11:25 AM PST by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know; Mathieu "Matt" Jimenez
Someone 2 Know; Mathieu "Matt" Jimenez

He survived a roadside bomb in Afghanistan and lives with the long term effects every day, but he continues to help others.

January 24th, 8:51 AM PST by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know; Jo Dellaripa
Someone 2 Know; Jo Dellaripa

Now 86 years of age, Josephine “Jo” Dellaripa volunteers at the Reno Rodeo every year, exercises every day, and is now is now learning how to be TV personality. 

January 17th, 11:19 AM PST by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know; Cooper Sandoval and Sydney Larsen
Someone 2 Know; Cooper Sandoval and Sydney Larsen

Earlier this week two northern Nevada students shared the stage with Governor Steve Sisolak.

January 10th, 10:37 AM PST by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know ; Phil Pape
Someone 2 Know ; Phil Pape

In honor of the new year and the many health and fitness resolutions that are made, our Someone 2 Know this week is a nutritionist and former body builder with a passion for helping others.

January 3rd, 9:45 AM PST by Andi Guevara
Someone 2 Know; Ian Brockelsby
Someone 2 Know; Ian Brockelsby

13-year-old Ian Brockelsby impressed his family by turning a childhood passion - into a mission to help others this Christmas...and now his classmates are inspired, too. 

December 20th, 10:26 AM PST by Andi Guevara

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