Beverly H. is a giving 84-year-old living in Palm Bay, FL. with her grandson Michael. She has so much compassion for others and has spent her life teaching others. Beverly was an elementary school teacher for ten years and a professor at a community college for 30 years. She taught creative writing and English and was also a freelance writer. Beverly wrote the book, Florida Firsts: The Famous, Infamous, and Quirky of the Sunshine State, published in 2002. This book even has a chapter on Marineland–the first oceanarium in the US.
Beverly’s Wish of a Lifetime was to swim with dolphins. She described her wish as something that would be a connection like no other. Ever since she was a little girl, visiting the local Miami aquarium, she dreamed of being able to swim with the dolphins. Beverly believes that these animals can have an indescribable impact on your life. She feels that by swimming with dolphins she will be fulfilled mentally, physically, and spiritually.
Wish of a Lifetime made Beverly’s lifelong wish a reality by sending her and her very close friend to Discovery Cove in Orlando, FL. Discovery Cove offers guests a variety of interactive and in-water programs that allow guests to make physical and emotional connections with animals.