When Berta Weyenberg was 30, she left her native Cuba with her young sons, Juan and Felix, to begin a new life in the United States. Her older brother, Dr. Juan Polo came to Louisville in 1995 through the U.S. lottery visa program. Berta was chosen through the lottery the … [Read more...] about A Guiding Light: “I’ve been where you are now…”
No plans for retirement for this enthusiastic and energetic woman. Clest Lanier serves as community liaison with the unit at the University of Louisville’s College of Arts and Science Dean’s office that deals with diversity, engagement, culture, and climate. She is one of the … [Read more...] about Clest Lanier discusses future adventures and the changes she hopes to see in Louisville.
Here is a man who definitely puts heart into his art. Over the last 16 years, pediatrician Dr. Ronald Lehocky has fashioned and donated close to 50,000 polymer clay heart pins. All the money (at $10 a pin) goes to support continuing education for the therapists at the Kids Center … [Read more...] about A Doctor With an Artistic Heart
It took a little brainstorming before Joanna (Jo) Haas was able to settle on just a single item in her life that made her happy. As we settled in for the conversation, she mentioned that I might find her selection a bit strange. “I love my Sharpie pen,” says Jo. Honestly, I … [Read more...] about Making Her Mark With Her Sharpie
Chances are you have a cookbook on your shelf by Sarah Fritschner. She has written four, including Express Lane Cookbook and Vegetarian Express Lane Cookbook. Sarah was a food writer and editor for the Courier-Journal for 24 years. She was also the coordinator of Louisville’s … [Read more...] about A Chat With Food Writer Sarah Fritschner: Her time with Julia Child, strange foods, and the one thing every woman needs to try.