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Posted by Webmaster on Friday, March 27, 2015


Vanilla Ice is currently filming the newest Happy Madison film entitled "The Ridiculous Six" with Adam Sandler, David Spade, Rob Scheider, and Jon Lovitz and MORE! He is portraying the legendary Mark Twain in the movie. Here are some pictures from the set...






Posted by Webmaster on Tuesday, March 24, 2015



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Posted by Webmaster on Tuesday, February 24, 2015


"I met them when I was hosting the Darrell Gwynn foundation at the hard rock , It was a fundraiser for paralyzed people who need a more mobile wheelchair, one that can stand up move around, lean back, and operate with a mouthpiece. The government only supplies regular Basic wheelchairs. A lot of people die of bedsores because they are not mobile enough, and these special wheelchairs help out a ton with that. And with the pool, it will help with all of his physical therapy, he is improving in small doses. Now he will be able to enjoy the swimming pool with family and friends and neighbors as well as having physical therapy. He was a recipient as well as the firefighter named Derek in Broward, we are building three pools for recipients, so I teamed up with the Darrell Gwynn foundation and Van Kirk pools, who does all the pools for my projects, they have hearts of gold, and they love what We do for the block party. I met Darrell Gwynn at the Barrett Jackson car auction gala a couple years ago, he said he loves what we do for the kids in the community and he asked if I would ever consider helping out the foundation, so I went down to the hard rock and help raise money for them and this came about, We raised $75,000 with the help of Van Kirk pools."


Posted by Webmaster on Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Vanilla Ice has arrived at the Johnson home in Palm Bay and will dedicate the new therapeutic pool for 6-year-old Owen Johnson. The arrival even included a dance with Palm Bay Mayor William Capote. Vanilla Ice told FLORIDA TODAY that he was hoping to move past last week's arrest. "Yesterday's history, tomorrow's a mystery," he said. "I love just being a part of putting smiles on people's faces. That's why I'm here."



Posted by Webmaster on Tuesday, February 24, 2015


Pools can be a pricey addition to any home. But one South Florida firefighter will soon be swimming in his own backyard thanks to a rapper with a big heart and a knack for home renovations. Vanilla Ice, aka Rob Van Winkle, surprised Derek Avilez and his family Tuesday at the groundbreaking of their new swimming pool. “We can all make a difference and it’s great to make a difference with you and your family. Thanks for having us. Let’s go build a pool,” Van Winkle said. The rapper turned real estate flipper is helping build a pool for Derek Avilez, a Hollywood firefighter who suffered a spinal cord injury as a result of a skim boarding accident in 2010.



Posted by Webmaster on Tuesday, February 24, 2015




Posted by Webmaster on Tuesday, February 24, 2015


Wellington Chamber of Commerce to honor local celebrity and philanthropist,

Rob “Vanilla Ice” Van Winkle

Wellington FL— The Wellington Chamber of Commerce is thrilled to announce they will be honoring local and international celebrity musical sensation, philanthropist and DIY Network television star ” Vanilla Ice” as their ” Outstanding Citizen of the Year” On February 26th, 2014. The Outstanding Citizen of the Year award is carefully chosen and awarded to a Wellington resident who displays outstanding service to the community and its residents making Wellington a fantastic place to work, live and play! Each year since 2010, Rob Van Winkle and his team have outdone themselves to draw 6000+ to Winterfest. His spirit of giving and dedication to our community is outstanding. His efforts and those of his team – Chuck and Tommy Quon, Wes and Jeremy make this event possible. Each is to be commended and thanked for their generosity and for giving back to Wellington. A Wellington 10+ year resident, Mr. Van Winkle also contributes to several local charities including Toys For Tots, the Make-a-Wish Foundation, and the Little Smiles Organization. His DIY show ” The Vanilla Ice Project” is filmed locally exposing audiences from all over the world to the Village of Wellington, showcasing beautiful homes and all we have to offer here.