Lori Pence

Lori Pence is a Land Steward at the Land Trust of North Alabama. As a native of Madison County with a longtime appreciation of the outdoors her work toward the Land Trust’s mission is vital to protect and maintain the area’s extensive natural spaces. 

Emma Lansdell

Emma Lansdell has a lot to be excited about. Monte Sano State Park has been in a state of metamorphosis since she took the helm as park manager in January 2020. If there’s anyone who is up to the challenge to usher the park through a series of ...
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Ashley Ramirez

Ashley Ramirez Ph.D., is a baker, restauranteur and author. She owns Mason Dixon Bakery, which specializes in gluten free products, as well as raising aw
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Hank Isenberg

An organization does not earn the five-time distinction of “Best Places to Work” without merit. It must have a rock-solid, supportive work culture to back it up. As President/CEO of IronMountain Solutions (IMS,) Hank Isenberg is ...
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Marie Newberry

she asked the board, “where do you want to see Fantasy in 10 years? Every single person in that room wanted to see Fantasy have a brand-new campus where we could have a home, where we would be presenting the shows in the building, and most importantly, ...

Cathy Lighton

Cathy Lighton has been practicing and teaching yoga for more than 20 years. Her studio, Light On Yoga combined her first love, yoga with barre instruction. As she transitions the business she founded to a new owner, she and her husband will set off on new adventures early ...
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Karen Mockenstm

she asked the board, “where do you want to see Fantasy in 10 years? Every single person in that room wanted to see Fantasy have a brand-new campus where we could have a home, where we would be presenting the shows in the building, and most importantly, ...
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Huntsville Heros – The Boddie Food Ministry

A pandemic will bring out the best or the worst in a community. Many people have lost their livelihood, along with the roofs over their heads and adequate food on their tables. Crisis will also illuminate where needs are the most emergent, calling forth those to serve.

Kenzie Johnston

Walking into KenziB’s brand-new studio on the 3rd floor of Lowe Mill, one enters a world of enchantment and bright colors. The very first thing that catches the eye is a large portrait of her older sister that contains a brilliant wealth of layered imagery. A tire swing. Butterflies. Flowers ..

Huntsville Heros -Crestwood

Mary Pat Riley has a passion for learning, helping and nature. Some of her local interests are Maple Hill Cemetery, Botanical Gardens, North Alabama Land Trust, Historic Huntsville Foundation and Burritt Museum.

Huntsville Heros – Raising Men

Five years ago, Rodney Smith had an epiphany. While a senior at Alabama A&M University studying Computer Science, Mr. Smith saw an elderly man ...

Van Brown

Van Brown developed a love for Huntsville history at a young age. A native Huntsvillian, Van grew up listening to his grandmother’s colorful tales of early Huntsville. His love for her stories and pride for his hometown ...
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