Chris Bruce is the owner of the video and audio production studio King Creative, located on Market Street. Because of his passion for the Wilmington community, and his work with the non-profit Mascots for a Cure, he is this week’s #PeopleOfWilmDE.
“I was born in Denver, Colorado and grew up in Syracuse, NY. I went to the University of Delaware where I became the Mascot, YoUDee, and fell in love with the area. There isn’t another place in the country that is as well positioned in the midst of Philly, Baltimore, NY, DC and all of the wonderful beaches, recreational areas and rich history that it provides. I take pride in being a part of the community, believe in us and where we are going!
I have been so fortunate to connect with and work alongside so many wonderful people and organizations over the years. It is through these relationships and opportunities that I have been able to grow into the person I am today.
King Creative has been very active in the community working with various groups to create, produce and deliver meaningful content/messaging to encourage support through the pandemic. We have also helped a number of organizations convert their events and programs to virtual offerings. Our recent partnership with The Fun Dept. also has opened up new doors for us to engage with companies from the region and all over virtually to inspire happy, healthy and more connected work environments.
Through my work with Mascots For A Cure, we provide hope, joy and love to children and families battling cancer and other serious illnesses by arming them with the courage and strength they need to take on their fights. Locally we work closely with Nemours and the AI DuPont Hospital for Children. The goal is to positively impact the lives of the families they serve on a consistent basis reminding them that they are brave enough, strong enough, courageous enough and that they are not alone.
There are so many positive things happening in Wilmington. The people of this city care deeply about it’s future and I am grateful to be a part of that future. It has been a tough time for everyone. Let’s not sugar coat it but for those who took this time to dig deep, work hard and reimagine themselves it has offered a chance to grow. So many of my friends and fellow business owners are dealing with the impacts in so many ways. I just hope we can all get through this and will continue to do my part to support and help them do it. Get involved, take pride in your city and let’s all work together toward a Wilmington we can all be proud to be a part of, work in, raise our kids in and say we’re from!”
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