We See You, Sis: Molly Jones

Fulfilling a Legacy of Hope: After losing her son to suicide six years ago, Molly Jones founded a nonprofit and a music festival to help raise awareness about mental health. Written by Lennie Omalza| Photo by Mary Helen Nunn “I want to help mankind.” That was the final line on the note that Pete Jones left for his family when he ended his life in 2016. Since then, his mother and siblings have been doing all they can to fulfill his wish. “He was such a great guy,” Molly Jones says of her son Pete, [...]

By |2022-12-02T13:21:08-05:00December 1, 2022|Editorial Sis, We See You Sis|

We See You, Sis: Angela Burton

Igniting the Writer's Fire: Angela Burton’s writing program for seniors is proving that it’s never too late to tell your life story. Written by Sarah Kinbar | Photo by Kylene White Quite often the best ideas start as a passion project in someone’s living room. Stoked by the fury of a vision, many people set out to create something special, strike gold and never look back. That’s Angela Burton’s story in a nutshell. Inspired by her father who, as he aged, spent years writing stories, essays, and poems; an idea was sparked that guiding seniors [...]

By |2022-11-03T16:10:32-04:00November 1, 2022|Editorial Sis, We See You Sis|

We See You, Sis: Adriana Susso

Raising The Bar in Skincare Written by Shirelle Williams | Photo by Mary Helen Nunn Sponsored by: BaeVibez Skincare | 734 W Main Street, Suite 106-G1, Louisville, KY 40202 | Phone: (812) 748-2438 | info@baevibez.com | Website: BaeVibez.com Growing fatigued with her career in technology, Adriana Susso developed beauty products in her home until she decided to take her side hustle to the next level. She partnered with a chemist and an esthetician to perfect her formulations and in 2021 she officially launched BaeVibez Skincare, a line of plant-based products. Since then the self-described “driven [...]

By |2022-11-03T12:33:06-04:00November 1, 2022|Sponsored Sis, We See You Sis|

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|

We See You, Sis: Gisela Nelson

Turning Dreamers Into Achievers By Diane R. Paylor | Photo by Kylene White Sponsored by: New Legacy | 1115 Garvin Place, Louisville KY 40203 | Phone: (502) 276-0660 | gnelson@newlegacyky.org | Website: NewLegacyKY.org On her position as Executive Director of The New Legacy Reentry Corporation, the faith-based community organization helping the formerly incarcerated with job training and life skills, Gisela Nelson jokes and says she is the “chief cook and bottle washer.” Her sense of humor notwithstanding, she and her husband created the organization to reduce recidivism for those transitioning out of jail or prison. [...]

By |2022-10-01T12:13:53-04:00October 1, 2022|Sponsored Sis, We See You Sis|
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