Community & Sisterhood2022-09-07T14:26:19-04:00

Modern Family: Revisiting the Science Center

Jean West helps cut the ribbon on the Science Center exhibit Uniquely Human. Jean West returned to one of her sons’ favorite weekend destinations as a committee member for a groundbreaking new exhibit. Uniquely Human is a must-see for kids of all ages. Written by Jean West | Photo courtesy of the Kentucky Science Center (Louisville) It was the best deal for families with children. The dual membership to the Louisville Zoo, and the Louisville Science Center. For many years we alternated on weekends, my sons choosing which they wanted to visit when [...]

By |August 28, 2023|Community & Sisterhood|

Do Some Good This Fall

Charliese Brown Lewis Celebrating their 10th anniversary and a decade of fundraising in Kentucky and Indiana, the annual Give for Good campaign, organized by the Community Foundation of Louisville, makes its return next month. Plan to be part of it. Written by Rana Alsoufi | Provided photo Give for Good is an online giving day event that aims to support local organizations through funding and increased awareness. In the past ten years, the campaign has successfully raised over $50.6 million for local organizations in eight counties in the Kentuckiana region, providing support to [...]

By |August 25, 2023|Community & Sisterhood|

Making College Dreams Come True

Jacqueline E. Ellis is the college transition coach for the Lincoln Foundation. The Lincoln Foundation has been serving talented, underserved students in the Louisville Metro area for more than 110 years, helping them overcome barriers to higher education and achieve their potential. Written by Tabnie Dozier | Photographed by Bill Wine There’s a program in Kentuckiana that’s going beyond the school walls to make sure that aspiring college students are equipped with the tools necessary to graduate from high school and attend college. The Lincoln Foundation is devoted to identifying talented, underserved students [...]

By |August 18, 2023|Community & Sisterhood|

Modern Family: A Taste for Adventure

Welcoming international guests into their family home brought world cuisine into the kitchen and a taste for international food and travel to Jean West and all three of her boys. Written by Jean West | Photos provided by Jean West If you were to look inside my kitchen drawer, you would find an unusual item: a sensu, or ogi … a folding fan.    I lived in Japan for three years, and used these little fans all the time when it was hot. But I didn’t realize there was another way they are actually used [...]

By |July 25, 2023|Community & Sisterhood|

Ex in the City: Good Sports

Photo by: Terrence Humphrey Kids’ summer athletic programs can be all-consuming unless, like track mom Dr. Ashley Anderson, you call a timeout to reorganize and score some me time.  Written by Ashley Anderson Summer has arrived and while the children are celebrating a break from their normal school routine, most moms I know are flustered, exhausted and counting down the days to August! In addition to “no school,” summer time also means an uptick in activities and sports. Typically, an uptick in kid activity means a downtick in self-care for mom. If your [...]

By |July 18, 2023|Community & Sisterhood|

Ex in the City: Introducing Bae to the Kids

Summer fun presents a great opportunity to get the kids together with a new partner. Dr. Ashley Anderson talks about bringing the most important people in your world together. Written by Ashley Anderson I vividly remember the moment I first saw him. He passed me in the VIP tent and lit up the entire space with his energy. I still remember my heart fluttering when he turned around and smiled. I looked up to the heavens and asked, “Lord, is that him?!” I remember so much about our first encounter, especially the moment that I told [...]

By |June 20, 2023|Community & Sisterhood|
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