We See You, Sis: Petru Bester

The Capital Grille Managing Partner Petru Bester. An Evening to Remember: When a TW staffer made her birthday dinner reservation, one restaurant manager served up a night she would never forget. Written by Rocko Jerome | Photographed by Kylene White When Today’s Woman Relationship Engagement Specialist Nikki Ervins had a birthday to celebrate last month, she chose The Capital Grille, a newly-opened restaurant near Oxmoor. “Both of my sons are servers there,” explains Nikki. “Although the boys were working, I still wanted to be around all of my children.”  When her party of [...]

By |2023-07-10T12:57:46-04:00July 1, 2023|Editorial Sis, We See You Sis|

We See You, Sis: Becky Duncan

She Throws Stereotypes Out With the Trash: Self-proclaimed ‘trash-talker’ Becky Duncan explains her entrepreneurial journey Written by Tabnie Dozier | Provided photo Recent statistics show that almost 97 percent of solid waste collectors are men. Those aren’t numbers that frighten Becky Duncan: “I didn’t really consider the fact that I was once again going to be in an industry where I was the minority,” she says. Yes, once again. Back in the day, this Air Force Veteranworked on the flight line in the areas of communication and navigation systems on various aircrafts, like C-130 rotary [...]

By |2023-04-28T16:07:07-04:00May 1, 2023|Editorial Sis, We See You Sis|

We See You, Sis: Cindy Cook

From opening day in April straight through the Fall meet, the thousands of guests who pass through Churchill Downs have questions, requests and, occasionally, demands. Director of Guest Services Cindy Cook puts them all on the right track. Written by Christine Fellingham | Photographed by Kylene White  When Churchill Downs opens its gates to the world in just a few weeks, Cindy Cook will be the one ensuring that our global guests experience the charm, graciousness and once-in-a-lifetime memories that the Kentucky Derby is famous for. Some might wilt under that pressure, but this will [...]

By |2023-04-27T14:10:10-04:00April 1, 2023|Editorial Sis, We See You Sis|

We See You, Sis: Kelly Kolar

She Designs with Passion & Purpose By Riece Drew | Photo by Adam Henry, Alias Imaging, courtesy of Kolar Design Sponsored by: Kolar Designs | 807 Broadway, Cincinnati, OH 45202 | Phone: (513) 241-4884 | Website: KolarDesign.net “If you look at the lotus, not only does it come from challenging conditions of mud and rock, but it has to break through just to get to the surface to see the sun,” says Kelly Kolar. “And then it opens and closes every day, recreating itself. Like a lotus flower, I want to be an open source [...]

By |2023-03-02T15:14:12-05:00March 2, 2023|Sponsored Sis, We See You Sis|

We See You, Sis: Sayde Heckman

Flower Power: Sayde Heckman’s passion for gardening grew over time. Now the Garden and Arboretum Manager at Yew Dell Botanical Gardens is thriving in a male-dominated field. Photo by Mary Helen Nunn We should all love something as much as Sayde Heckman loves plants. The Garden and Arboretum Manager at Yew Dell Botanical Gardens in Crestwood puts her passion in action every day and inspires others to find their spark in horticulture... even though, reflecting on her childhood, Sayde didn't always have that enthusiastic green thumb. "My mom had a garden, and as a kid, [...]

By |2023-04-07T13:14:29-04:00March 1, 2023|Editorial Sis, We See You Sis|

We See You, Sis: Ashley Tuggle

From Struggle to Success: An interest in fitness and nutrition helped this single mom overcome a devastating loss and revamp her life. Written by Taylor Riley | Photo by 2Much Visuals There’s a saying that “adversity doesn’t build character, it reveals it.” For Ashley Tuggle, this couldn’t be truer. A string of unhealthy relationships, dead-end jobs and an ongoing battle to raise three kids by herself, led the DMV- (D.C., Maryland, Virginia) area native to relocate to Louisville 12 years ago. The decision to restart her life in Derby City appeared to be the right one [...]

By |2023-02-03T12:41:16-05:00February 3, 2023|Editorial Sis, We See You Sis|
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