• Ruchel’s interview with Carmen Dell’Orefice trended worldwide on major news outlets February 12 – 19, 2015.
  • March 20, 2007 was named “Ruchel Louis Appreciation Day,” by Broward County, Florida.
  • As the Economic Chairperson for the Fort Lauderdale chapter of Sister Cities, Ruchel was instrumental in twinning the city of Sefton, England with Fort Lauderdale, Florida in 2001. During this period, Ruchel also helped initiate negotiations between Renaissance Cruises (now Oceania Cruises) and the Sefton Economic Development and Tourism Board to consider the recently renovated Liverpool dock as a new tourist destination for their line of cruise ships.
  • In 2005, Ruchel was appointed to the Ambassadors Board for the University of Southampton, England.
  • Ruchel is a passionate supporter of Best Buddies, working closely with Anthony Shriver and his team to produce numerous fundraising videos for the organization since 1995.
  • Her company, Successful Images, was the recipient of numerous Telly and Aurora Awards for video.
  • She is an avid reader and confessed news addict.
  • Ruchel is famous for her carrot cake and lemon pie.