What Works for this Theater Operations Manager

By Lucy M. Pritchett Anne Ensign-Urteaga appreciates working behind the scenes in preparation for each performance. Here, she stands in one of the CenterStage dressing rooms. Photos by Patti HartogIf you've ever attended one of the excellent theatrical productions put on by CenterStage at the Jewish Community Center, you have most likely seen Anne Ensign-Urteaga. OK. That statement may be a little misleading. She won't be in costume singing or dancing but instead, as operations manager for the community theater, she comes on stage before the start of the show to welcome the audience and make [...]

By |2017-11-20T09:30:00-05:00November 20, 2017|What Works|

She Spent a Year Planning this Halloween Party

By Lucy M. PritchettStephanie Bromback devotes much time to planning the Louisville Zoo's annual Halloween party and other events.Photos by Patti Hartog If the idea of picking up a couple of bags of candy and carving a pumpkin for your front porch is your idea of preparing for Halloween, you might want to show a little compassion for Stephanie Bromback. Stephanie is the special events coordinator at the Louisville Zoo and spends a year planning The World's Largest Halloween Party! for kids 11 and under. The fun, which runs Thursdays through Sundays, begins this year on [...]

By |2017-10-02T19:00:00-04:00October 2, 2017|What Works|

Lindsey Hoehn’s Love of Yarn

By Lucy M. Pritchett Lindsey Hoehn has used A Yarn Crossing as a way of supporting other knitting groups in the community. Photos by Patti Hartog While some of us might spend our days simply spinning our wheels, Lindsey Hoehn spends her days spinning yarn.Lindsey is the owner of A Yarn Crossing on Frankfort Avenue, which she and friend Tina Taylor opened three years ago. The shop sells yarns, knitting and crocheting supplies, and spinning fibers. It is a place of vibrant colors and good feelings.Lindsey started knitting 10 years ago when she was in college. “I was [...]

By |2017-09-04T08:30:00-04:00September 4, 2017|What Works|

What Works for this Cellist/Doula

By Lucy M. PritchettOK, I didn’t think I would ever be composing a sentence that combined the words ‘cellist’ and ‘doula.’ And yet...Grace Salsman is a cellist and a doula. It's a good thing she has her faithful Plum Paper customized calendar/agenda to keep her many appointments organized. Here are just a few activities that Grace handles with, well, grace.She and fellow cellist Seth Johnson perform at weddings, private events, and church functions as Louisville Cellos. They have been performing together for a year and rehearse once a week. “Seth arranges contemporary pop tunes for [...]

By |2017-07-10T08:30:00-04:00July 10, 2017|What Works|

What Works for Lisa Stevenson

By Lucy M. Pritchett If you happen to be at any one of the Kentucky Derby Festival events this year, look for a small woman with a big smile, bursting with enthusiasm and energy. That will be Lisa Stevenson, the 2017 chairman of the Kentucky Derby Festival. Please stop her and say ‘hello.’Lisa has served on the KDF board for nine years and served on the executive board the last seven years. During that time she has worked all the A events — the miniMarathon, Thunder Over Louisville, and the Pegasus Parade. “I was too [...]

By |2017-04-04T08:30:00-04:00April 4, 2017|Derby, What Works|

What Works for Liz Everman

By Lucy M. PritchettWe recently caught up with Liz Everman, our 2004 Most Admired Woman/Media, and we’re glad we did. Liz continues to report on Wednesday’s Child with WLKY News Channel 32 and is chair of Wednesday’s Child Incorporated, which helps recruit and provide support to adoptive families of older foster children, some with special needs.Liz estimates that some 4,000 children in Kentucky have been adopted as a result of Wednesday’s Child, which is in its 37th year.This energetic woman has taken on another enthusiasm. She recently received her certification in Applied Positive Psychology from The [...]

By |2017-03-06T09:30:00-05:00March 6, 2017|What Works|
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