Heroes and She-roes

“How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!” ~Maya Angelou That was the theme of last night’s Academy for Women of Achievement (AWA) event. Every year, the YWCA hosts this event to honor women whose leadership is a role model for women and young girls. They are overachieving super…

Volunteering: The cheapest entertainment in town

Like most people these days, I’m operating on a VERY tight budget. That doesn’t leave much cash for cocktails with my girlfriends, going to concerts or movies, or my very favorite thing – shopping. What’s a girl to do? Sit at home and clean out closets? Given, it’s productive, but not that fun. So yesterday…