When Lisa Roberts was 28, she was diagnosed with kidney cancer. Through her treatment journey, Roberts sought and benefited from a variety of complementary and alternative therapies. That experience opened the door to Roberts’ passion for sharing her knowledge with others as a yoga teacher and Reiki practitioner.
A packed house at the Fox Theatre was entertained by the area’s most talented high school students during the 4th annual Teen Talent Competition. First-place honors went to Donesha Buhr for her dazzling hula hoop routine.
Read the stories of civic duty and dedication behind this year's Women of Achievement honorees: Virginia Braxs, Ida Early, Dr. Eva Frazer, Teri Griege, Phyllis Langsdorf, Diane Levine, DiAnne Mueller, JoAnn Shaw, Linda Sher and Pat Whitaker.
Through the Veiled Prophet Organization’s Maids of Honor Project, participating young women and their fathers have supported the community with painting houses, cooking meals and planting flowers. In recent years, the program has averaged 400 volunteers and about 2,300 hours of community service, including rehabbing 75 homes in North County, cooking and packing 65,000 meals for Food Outreach, and landscaping the grounds of Rainbow Village and City Hall for Brightside St. Louis. LN spoke with three exceptional young women, who walked at this year’s ball, about how they gave back.
Randy Girsch, Hannah Uhlenbrock
Sara Daley anchor News Channel 5, Guy Phillips emcee
Kathy Miceli, Suzanne Weber
Rachelle Peeler, Michelle Enloe, Mary West, Emilee Watson, Christa and Taylor Guilbeault
Michelle McCune, Lucy and Kathleen Balch
Rachel Lozano, Mary Rodgers, Katy Breen
Laurie Glazier, Karen Dubinsky, Aimee Harris
Eileen and Amy Sturdevant
Judy Lipsitz, Phyllis Kamenetzky
Rick Lommel President, Shannon Beube, Matthew White Board Member, Kyle Tons
Kristi Runyan, Kim Heligman