Signature Chefs event helps babies while having fun

I volunteer with the March of Dimes, and each year we host a Signature Chefs event where local chefs showcase their finest creations. The event also features silent and live auctions, and a live entertainment. Last year The Glitter Boys performed and everyone had a rockin’ good time. I hear they’ll be back again this […]

Celebrating 50 in 50

My birthday isn’t until April 16, but I have a lot of celebrating to do this year. I will turn 50, and I am determined to celebrate for 50 days this year – so I need to get started early! I don’t know if the 50 days will be consecutive, but I will do the […]

A day to honor survivors

I spend a lot of time volunteering with Waiting for a Cure, a nonprofit breast cancer awareness and support organization. One of the things I like the most about the group is the annual celebration of survivors. We used to host a ball with most of the stuff we needed donated by area businesses, but […]

Gearing up for breast cancer awareness month

Every year in October we focus on breast cancer awareness as a national event. I think about it more often than just one month out of the year. Breast cancer is the second-highest cause of cancer deaths in women, including one of the most special women I knew, my sister-in-law Alison. She almost made it […]

Pink! gala raises cash for breast cancer patients

My friend Siobhan and I went to the Pink! Gala last night, which was hosted by the Pink Ribbon Fund to raise money for local breast cancer patients. It was a lovely affair, with I’m guessing around 150 or so attendees at Canebrake Country Club. It rained a little just before it started, but the […]