Movers & Shakers

 Article Emily Glaser | Photography Destiny Johnson  THE MENTOR  Kandi W. Deitemeyer, Ed.D., President, Central Piedmont Community College

Ladies Trip to Charleston

 Article Wesley Brown  When you imagine getting away with your girls, one destination comes to mind: the beach. Add to that culture, nightlife, and one of the best food scenes in the country, and you get the best lady getaway around: Charleston.  Charleston’s draw has long been multi-faceted. Picturesque scenery, including sweeping beaches and streets dotted with structured palmettos, sets…

A Guide to Getting Away with Your Girls

 Article Roni Fishkin  One of the fastest growing trends in the travel industry is the “girlfriend getaway.” Recent travel industry studies show 25% of American women have taken a girls trip in the last few years—and that number is expected to double by next year. Here are some great ideas to get away for some R&R with your gal pals!…

Office Official

Article Patrice Hawkins & Valery Huffenus of Decorating Den Interiors | Photography Julie Legge

Lifestyle Letter

Like so many strong women, I am but a product of the strong women before me, the ones who saw my spark and tended it to a flame. There was the middle school English teacher who saw past my test scores and shepherded me through her advanced course work. There were the internship mentors, who … Continued

May 2018 Around Town

Day Runner, Inc. Gives to Harvey B. Gantt Center Day Runner, Inc., a Charlotte-based on-demand delivery service, donated $100,000 to the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African Arts + Culture to support their 2018 educational and arts programming initiatives for Charlotte. Day Runner is the first Black-owned company to become one of the Gantt Center’s … Continued

Art with Heart

Art With Heart raised $90,000 for Safe Alliance to further their mission of providing hope and healing to those impacted by domestic violence and sexual assault. Inviting guests to send personal messages to the families they serve through a message board was a highlight of the auction. Photography Brandon Scott  

Charlotte Memory Gala

 The Alzheimer’s Association – Western Carolina Chapter’s Second Annual Memory Gala brought more than 300 people together for a memorable night in the fight against a disease that erases such moments and raised $168,000. Proceeds will advance the care, support and research efforts of the Alzheimer’s Association. Photography by Robert Christopher Photography

DIY Duotone Statement Earrings

Shake up your jewelry box with these handmade geometric earrings— perfect for yourself or as a gift for your best ladies Article and Photography Nicolette Martin Piece by Piece Use both your bent nose forceps and needle nose pliers to secure each end of the jump ring. Gently twist the jump ring to open the … Continued