Artist, philanthropist, activist–Madison’s Kelly Parks Snider combines her passions to explore contemporary cultural and social issues. Her new exhibit “Between Spaces,” opens at the Arts + Literature Laboratory on Tuesday, May 31.
For the women in our lives who do it all, it’s only right that we celebrate them in a way that’s truly reflective of what they deserve. While Wisconsin has no shortage of truly fabulous mamas who are working to make both their families and communities better, we’re convinced these ladies are a few of the very best:
In celebration of Earth Day 2022, it’s only right that we take the proper time to honor those who are working to make the world a better (more sustainable) place—both in and outside of their respective industries. Rather unsurprisingly, Wisconsin is home to several environmental world changers.
Katy Alexander is the owner of Katy A Training LLC, offering on-location (or virtual) Milwaukee-based traveling personal training. “What does that mean? I train my clients at parks, their backyards, driveways, decks, playgrounds and whatever other crazy location we come up with in the Milwaukee area.”
Jodi Schwefel is the founder and aromachologist of allurESSENCES LLC, a woman- and independently-owned perfume company headquartered in Oconomowoc. “I personally designed our line of certified-clean, cruelty-free/vegan and eco-friendly essences.”
Thomas Howe Jr. is the director of Golf Operations at Majestic Oaks Golf Course at Lake Lawn Resort. “I believe Majestic Oaks is one of the most fun golf courses in the Lake Geneva area.”
Alicia Hazen (a k a “Madtown Momma”) is a Madison-based blogger/influencer covering Midwest lifestyle, fashion and motherhood. “My hope is that Madtown Momma inspires others to live life to the fullest and try something new.”
Dale M. Kushner is a Madison-based novelist, poet and column writer for Psychology Today. “My business is telling stories that reveal truths about our vulnerable but amazingly resilient hearts.”
In words of John Lennon and Paul McCartney, all you need is love. Just ask these Wisconsin-based power couples, who count morning tea together, nights out of the town and cutting down their own Christmas tree as their most cherished traditions.
For the past 10 years, Christine Showalter has been the manager of Calladora Spa at Lake Lawn Resort in Delavan. The full-service salon and spa has been voted the best in Walworth County for five years straight.