Women that wow us.

While growing up, whenever I had to write an essay about the person I admired most, the choice was easy—my mom. I could wallpaper a room with the stories I have written about her. Mom showed me the value of hard work and sacrifice when she worked three jobs to keep us in our childhood home. She showed me that…

10th Annual Shamrock Shuffle

The rain didn’t dampen the spirits of the runners at the Shamrock Shuffle, hosted by The Community Foundation of West Chester/Liberty on March 19. Events included competitive 5K and 10K races, a Family 5K and a one-lap race for the little leprechauns. The Shuffle raised about $114,000 for 45 local charities.

Around Town

Gallery Veronique will now accept home and office consultations in West Chester and Liberty Townships, giving an opportunity for area residents to enjoy a full service gallery with try-at-home convenience. Their services include customized research to find the perfect artwork for their client’s décor and style preferences. Veronique has operated and owned Gallery Veronique for 21 years, located at The…

One-of-a-Kind Dining

The spunky entrepreneur that created Putters Sports Grill and Cozy’s Cottage was once a nurse. Fortunately for us, it was her side job that really got her blood pumping. “I started working at a restaurant at nights to lighten things up and I loved it!” she explains. “Once it’s in your blood, it’s always in your blood. I’ve been doing…

Welling & Co. Jewelers Grand Re-Opening

Welling & Co. Jewelers sparkled at its Grand Re-Opening on March 24. The remodeled gallery of fine and fashion jewelry is open at its new location in Olde West Chester at 8992 Cincinnati-Dayton Road. The crowd enjoyed appetizers as they explored the new space and gazed at jewels and gems.

Must Reads for Moms

The day a parent welcomes a child into the world, their life is forever changed. Children bring us tremendous moments of joy, laughter and pride. Our precious little ones show us just how deeply we are able to love and how swiftly we are able to forgive.

Inspiring Strength

Robbin Coffman lets out a quiet, modest laugh when told she is going to be part of this month’s issue of inspirational women. She doesn’t see herself as an inspiration, nor does she acknowledge what she does is courageous. From any outsider’s perspective, Coffman is living proof that strength and bravery often appear during tragedies. From her own perspective, she’s…

Pioneer in Philanthropy

Within moments of connecting with Erin Clemons, President and CEO of The Community Foundation of West Chester/Liberty, you can’t help but feel she is a person that you would like to get to know. She is personable and gracious, humbly pointing the spotlight away from herself and onto others. Her leadership style fits like hand-in-glove to an organization that strives…

Making Waves

If you’re keeping an eye out for this “Woman to Watch,” you’re most likely to spot Abbey Cramer poolside donning a whistle or stopwatch around her neck. She is no stranger to water or tough competition, and spends much of her time on a pool deck, motivating the young, promising swimmers of our community.

ON THE DESK OF…

1. Tiffany stays in close touch with clients and makes social media posts for her listings using her iPhone 6S. 2. Tiffany has been the number one sales and listing leader for her office since 2012. Her other awards include the Sibcy Cline Platinum Level, Circle of Excellence for Cincinnati Board of Realtors 2005, 2009-present and OAR President’s Sales Club.

Guide for Girls

Most of us remember what it was like in high school—crowded hallways, a ton of homework and extracurricular activities that kept us from finishing that homework until late at night. Erinn Aulfinger, a junior at Lakota East High School, has the best of both worlds; she loves learning and exceeding expectations in extracurriculars.