Leading Ladies: Kristina Ping

Meet: Kristina Ping, CEO, Powerful Legacy Insurance and Financial Services 859-893-5099 // 3260 Blazer Pkwy. Ste. 100 // yourpowerfullegacy.com   Tell..

Leading Ladies: Suzanne Powell

Meet: Suzanne Powell, Vice President and Wealth Management Advisor, Meridian Wealth Management, LLC 250 W Main St. Ste. 3150 //..

Leading Ladies: Amanda Stamper

Meet: Amanda Stamper, Owner/Instructor, Reform Pilates 859-230-6059 // 309 N. Ashland Ave. // [email protected]   Tell us about your career. I've held..

Leading Ladies: Karen C. Harbin

Meet: Karen C. Harbin, President/CEO, Commonwealth Credit Union 800-228-6420 // 417 High St. | Frankfort // ccuky.org   Tell us..

Leading Ladies: Jessica Jones Croley

Meet: Jessica Jones Croley, Medical Director, CHI Saint Joseph Health – Cancer Care 859-629-7110 // 3470 Blazer Pkwy. Ste...

Leading Ladies: Tiffany Brewer

Meet: Tiffany Brewer, Owner, Commonwealth Audiology 502-642-4322 // 204 Bevins Ln. B | Georgetown // commonwealthaud.com   Tell us about..

Leading Ladies: Melia Hord

Meet: Melia Hord, REALTOR®, Melia Realty Group 859-490-1101 // 2424 Harrodsburg Rd. Ste. 101 // meliarealty.com   Tell us about..

Leading Ladies: Cassie Slone & Lindy Hester

Meet: Cassie Slone & Lindy Hester, The Foster Care Council 239-248-7699 // 2121 Richmond Rd. Ste. 105 // thefostercarecouncil.com   Cassie,..

Leading Ladies: Christie Evans

Meet: Christie Evans, Co-Owner, The Urban Squirrel 859-382-2265 // 203 Lisle Industrial Ave. // StoreYourNutsHere.com   Tell us about your..

Leading Ladies: Dawn Wheeler

Meet: Dawn Wheeler, REALTOR®, United Real Estate Lexington KY 859-433-9049 // [email protected] // sellinghomeswithdawn.com   Tell us about your career. I have..

Leading Ladies: Lauren West

Meet: Lauren West Co-Owner, Peplum & Owner, Drybar 824 Euclid Ave #103 // 859-269-0009 // PeplumLexington.com   How do you..

Leading Ladies: Dr. Sarah Borders

Meet: Dr. Sarah Borders, OB/GYN, Lexington Women's Health 859-264-8811 // 1720 Nicholasville Rd. Ste. 702 // lexingtonwomens.com   Tell us about..

Leading Ladies: Ranada Riley

Meet: Ranada Riley, Executive Chef and Co-Owner, Ranada's Bistro & Bar 400 Old Vine St. #106 // ranadas.com   Tell us about your..

Leading Ladies: Kate Powers

Meet: Kate Powers, Owner, Fluffy Flamingo 712 Henry Clay Blvd. // fluffyflamingoboutique.com   Tell us about your career path. I spent the first..

Leading Ladies: Lee Porter

Meet: Lee Porter, Vice President Business Banking Relationship Manager, PNC Bank [email protected] // pnc.com   Tell us about your career path. I started..

Leading Ladies: Tonya McCoy-Zganyayko

Meet: Tonya McCoy-Zganyayko, Owner/Esthetician, Studio Z Skincare 111 Woodland Ave. // studiozskincare.com   Tell us about your career. I had always struggled with acne,..

Leading Ladies: Lisa Parke

Meet: Lisa Parke, Owner, ADVERTISING SPECIALTIES… 859.260.1000 // adspecslex.com   Tell us about your career. In 1998, I was motivated to..

Leading Ladies: Shalimar Norris

Meet: Shalimar Norris, Owner/Agent, Shalimar Norris State Farm 859-266-9820 // 108 Pasadena Dr. #100 // shalimarnorris.com   Tell us about your..

Leading Ladies: Kaelyn Query

Meet: Kaelyn Query, Founder and President, Lexington Event Company & LexEffect Venues 859-230-5365 // lexingtoneventco.com   Tell us about your career. I started..

Remembering the Many Roles of Phyllis George

Few women leave such an indelible mark on whatever they touch as Phyllis George. Born in Denton, Texas,..

Hometown Hero: Jon Parker

Jon Parker Executive Director of AVOL Kentucky As the Executive Director of AVOL Kentucky since 2015, Jon galvanizes a..

Hometown Hero: Dan Wu

Dan Wu Founder of LexUNITE “We are ever grateful to Makers Mark and The LEE Initiative… Our humble bagel..

Hometown Hero: Bobby Murray

Bobby Murray Merrick Inn Bobby has shown relentless grace for his employees and his community. Not only does he..

Hometown Hero: Charles Beach

Charles Beach BSN, RN + CCRN at CHI Saint Joseph Health For his protection, Charles Beach, BSN, RN, CCRN,..

Hometown Hero: Marcella Morton

Marcella Morton Nurse Tech at UK Healthcare From a very early age, Marcella Morton has always wanted to help..

Hometown Hero: Travis Maupin

Travis Maupin Child Nutrition at Fayette County Public Schools Travis Maupin is the Cafeteria Manager at Cardinal Valley Elementary..

Hometown Hero: Casey Jackson

Casey Jackson ICU Nurse + Medical Disaster Relief Volunteer By the time that you read this, Casey Jackson will..

Hometown Heroes: Nourish Lexington Team

Nourish Lexington Team FoodChain For far too many kids, this extended time away from physically attending school means more..

Hometown Heroes: Rick & Tonya Parsons

Rick & Tonya Parsons Founders of Feed UK Hospitals It’s hard to know the best way we can help..

Hometown Hero: Jason Stouse

Jason Stouse Registered Nurse at UK Healthcare Jason Stouse is a registered nurse in the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit..

Hometown Heroes: Central Emergency Physicians

Central Emergency Physicians Mark Spanier, MD  |  Lee Irwin, MD  |  Eric Ruschman, MD Baptist Health Baptist Health Lexington’s emergency department..

Hometown Hero: Carol Stamper

Carol Stamper Nurse Carol is a 32 year veteran of emergency room nursing. She has seen every medical crisis..

Hometown Hero: Polly Ruddick

Polly Ruddick Office of Homelessness Prevention Polly Ruddick works in the Office of Homelessness Prevention, and while tremendously dedicated..

Hometown Hero: Sarah Smitha

Sarah Smitha Founder of Front Yard Art Show It all started with a tongue in cheek post on Facebook...

Hometown Heroes: Carmen Wampler Collins & PCSO Staff

Carmen Wampler Collins & Staff Pride Community Services Organization (PCSO) Carmen has been the Executive Director at PCSO since..

Hometown Hero: Ashleigh Freda

Ashleigh Freda The Running Wife Ashleigh is The Running Wife. She is a mom, wife, Coach, and runner. She..

Hometown Hero: Becky Brown

Becky Brown Principal at Mary Queen of the Holy Rosary School Becky is the Principal at Mary Queen School...

Hometown Heroes: Urgent Care Centers of Kentucky

Urgent Care Centers Of Kentucky The Urgent Care Centers have kept the operating hours the same as always,..

Hometown Heroes: Drive-through Testing Team

Drive-through Testing Team Lexington Clinic Always up for a challenge to serve the greater good, the staff at Lexington..

Hometown Hero: Grace Gibbs

Grace Gibbs OBGYN + Commander in the National Guard Doctor Grace Gibbs is on the front lines in her..

Hometown Hero: Virginia Moore

Virginia Moore Executive Director at the Kentucky Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Despite all the amazing..

Meet Shevawn Akers

Shevawn Akers is the founder and owner of the Firefly Realty Group. She leads a team of..

Meet Weesner Properties

Weesner Properties is a family owned business. Owner Vicki Weesner, her son Casey Weesner, daughter Crystal Weesner..

Meet Teresa Blakeman

"A house is a home, but also an investment. I thrive on a good deal and will..

Meet Liz Hodge

Liz Hodge is a Top Producing Realtor and native to Lexington. Liz has become a leading expert..

Meet Karen Angelucci

Karen Angelucci has been helping her clients find their next home or property for eight years. She..

Meet Melissa Brown Thompson

Melissa Brown Thompson, Keller Williams Legacy Group 859-274-3714 [email protected] melissabrownrealtor.com ..

Meet Lucy Martin Jenkins

Lucy Martin Jenkins, United Real Estate Lexington KY 859-771-4088 [email protected] www.simplysoldky.com ..

Hometown Hero: Tate Russell

Tate Russell President at Kentucky Eagle As you most likely experienced, getting a hold of hand sanitizer became very..


#TeamKentucky is our Commonwealth’s state-wide mission to “flatten the curve” of the spread of the coronavirus, an..

The Life of a Kentucky Farmer

There are nearly 76,000 farms in the state of Kentucky. Local farmers raise a diverse array of..

Who's Who: Ryan Quarles

A ninth-generation Kentuckian with seven college degrees and a love of all 120 Kentucky counties and nature’s..

Money Masters

Jeff Sheppard Financial Advisor FAMILY WEALTH GROUP 2704 OLD ROSEBUD RD. SUITE 180 // THEFAMILYWEALTHGROUP.COM According to Jeff Sheppard, “At Family..

At Home with Former Governor John Y. Brown

Attorney, governor, entrepreneur, philanthropist, father, heart attack survivor. The latter two identifiers are the most important to..

Christie Brinkley: A Sparkling Example

Christie Brinkley, model, actress and entrepreneur, is known across the globe for her legendary beauty. But her..

Renew You 2020

KORT (KENTUCKY ORTHOPEDIC REHAB TEAM) First thing first: what is the pelvic floor? It’s a group of muscles..

Get to Know the Local Chefs

LARRY HUNTER Executive Chef CARSON’S FOOD & DRINK What sets you apart from other chefs? Here at Carson’s we have a..

Breaking the Bronze Ceiling: Madeline McDowell Breckinridge

Inspiring Women: Madeline McDowell Breckinridge Suffragist & Reformer Madeline McDowell Breckinridge (1872-1920) was a national suffrage leader and a..

Breaking The Bronze Ceiling: Dr. Mary Britto

Mary Ellen Britton (April 16, 1855 — August 27, 1925) was born in Lexington as a free..

The American Heart Association in Central Kentucky

When you think about all the work the American Heart Association (AHA) does, it’s easy to get..