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We See You, Sis: Nannette Dix

Self-Proclaimed Bootleg Therapist Helps People Find their ‘Aha’ Moment. Mental Health Matters By Lennie Omalza | Photo by Mary Helen Nunn Sponsored by: Lean Into Louisville | 527 W. Jefferson Street, Louisville, KY 40202 | Phone: (502) 836-3016 | nannette.dix@louisvilleky.gov | Website: LeanIntoLouisville.org Nannette Dix jokes that she’s a bootleg therapist. But her responsibilities as the program manager of Louisville Metro Office of Safe and Healthy Neighborhoods’ Trauma Resilient Community (TRC) Initiative are serious — and her work changes the lives of Louisvillians in need every day. Officially, the TRC Initiative was created [...]

By |2022-10-01T12:13:20-04:00October 1, 2022|Sponsored Sis, We See You Sis|

We See You, Sis: Cristina Cortez

Handmade with Love By Lennie Omalza | Photos by Kylene White Sponsored by: Rosa Jade Jewelry | Louisville, KY | Phone: (502) 523-0892 | cristina@rosajadejewelry.com | Website: RosaJadeJewelry.com Cristina Cortez’s jewelry business, Rosa Jade Jewelry, is the result of a long-time goal that was several years in the making. “This little dream of mine has been in progress for six years,” she says, adding that she has always enjoyed designing her own jewelry. But it was her father’s suggestion that she make jewelry out of tagua, a type of nut that grows in palm trees [...]

By |2022-10-01T12:13:36-04:00October 1, 2022|Sponsored Sis, We See You Sis|

A Mother-Daughter Bond: Stronger Than Cancer

“My daughter was 26 at the time [of my diagnosis]. She was really afraid because automatically the possibility of death comes in. I love life and I wanted to be here for her and I knew I would do whatever I had to do.” - Wanda Anderson Written by Sarah Kinbar | Photos by Mary Helen Nunn Sponsored by: Norton Cancer Institute | Phone: (502) 629-HOPE | Website: NortonCancerInstitute.com Mother and daughter Wanda and Wynika Anderson like to go for long walks together. Trekking across the Big Four Bridge is a favorite pastime and a [...]

By |2022-10-01T02:01:32-04:00October 1, 2022|Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Sponsored|

Gilda’s Club: Support for Every Step of the Cancer Journey

“There isn’t a day that goes by I don’t think about it. It’s constantly on my mind but I joined Gilda’s Club for that reason. It’s such a wonderful supportive community. I can connect with others who know exactly what I’m going through.” Written by Diane R. Paylor | Photos by Kylene White Sponsored by: Gilda’s Club Kentuckiana | 2440 Grinstead Drive, Louisville, KY 40204  &  1720 West Broadway, Suite 205, Louisville, KY 40203 | Phone: (502) 583-0075 | gckinfo@gck.org | Website: GCK.org Caretaking for others has always been Patricia Malone’s passion. A retired youth [...]

By |2022-10-01T02:04:02-04:00October 1, 2022|Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Sponsored|
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