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Name: Lindsay Castello
Business Name: Pampered Chef and Detail Driven Carwash
Please list 3 of your favorite likes: Travel, live music and my 3 Australian Shepherds or Aussholes as I call them
Please list 3 of your least favorite things: Unkind people, slow drivers in the fast lane and emptying the dishwasher
Where did you go to school (high school or college): Wentzville High School before it was Holt and Westminster College
What is your favorite movie? Almost Famous
What is your favorite sports team? St. Louis Cardinals
What do you enjoy most in life? Traveling the world!
What is your catchphrase? Good vibes
What is your biggest accomplishment? Getting my health under control by losing 50 pounds in the midst of COVID.
Congratulations to 2022 YWCA Women of Distinction honorees, who serve as outstanding role models for others in their community, who have shown strong achievement in their work and personal lives, and who have given back in the spirit of the advancement of other women.
Name: Maria Partridge
Business Name: M2 Realty Group (Magnolia Real Estate) & STL Buyers
Please list 3 of your favorite likes: My Family, My Friends, The Beach
Please list 3 of your least favorite things: Cold weather, Traffic, People with Bad attitudes
Where did you go to school (high school or college): Francis Howell High & University of Phoenix
What is your favorite movie? Overboard & Pretty Woman
What is your favorite sports team? The St. Louis Cardinals
What do you enjoy most in life? Hanging on the beach with friends and family
What is your catchphrase? From Shitty to Pretty
What is your biggest accomplishment? My biggest accomplishment is being an entrepreneur without the normal 9-5 job holding me back. I took the leap and so glad I did.
Tell us anything else you would like us to know. I joined Little Black Book to network and have gained a sisterhood like no other. This organization has lifted me up when I am at my lowest and cheered me on as I succeed.
Congratulations, Naomi Miller for receiving the “Rookie of the Year” award from Fox & Riley Real Estate.
Congratulations, Kathryn Schellhase, for receiving the Inspire Award from the Western St Charles County Chamber. You are an inspiration to others.
Congratulations, April Porter on receiving the Bear of Excellence Award from the Missouri State University Alumni Association.
The Bear of Excellence Award recognizes up to six alumni yearly who are making a difference in big and small ways, through their commitment to the community and the pursuit of excellence.
I will accept the award this weekend and I am so grateful that I was chosen as one of the "bears of excellence".
Being recognized as a leader in the romance vacation market, Deb Breneman was selected to be a part of the exclusive 2022 Romance Travel Forum. Personally chosen out of hundreds of North American travel professionals to attend, she will take part in top-level discussions, meet privately with representatives from the most sought-after romantic travel experiences and have the unique opportunity to be in-destination to experience the new face of travel! When you work with Deb on your destination wedding, honeymoon or other romantic milestone celebrated with travel, you can book with confidence knowing she continues to grow her expertise and she will provide guidance and personal service an online booking engine cannot. With more and more progress being made and travel restrictions being lifted, Deb will continue to make her clients safety and romantic vacation dreams a reality!
Name: Dr. Emily Johnson
Business: Full Circle Health
Please list 3 of your favorite likes: Chiropractic, the beach, hiking
Please list 3 of your least favorite things: debt...
Where did you go to school (high school or college): Saint Charles High
What is your favorite movie? Not a movie, but I can watch the TV Series, Friends on repeat. :)
What is your favorite sports team? Blues
What do you enjoy most in life? Spending time outdoors & traveling with my fiancé Shea. Truly anytime I am with my family and friends adds enjoyment to my life.
What is your catchphrase? Full Circle Health connecting brain to body.
What is your biggest accomplishment? Opening a chiropractic office right out of school, then moving to a bigger office in the mist of 2020. Creating a chiropractic practice that I have the privilege of helping people regain their health everyday.
Tell us anything else you would like us to know. I love what I do and am grateful for the people God has put into my life.