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Journal Scene - Men to Watch UPDATED

Thursday, September 12, 2013 10:32 p.m.

The Summerville Journal Scene proudly presents its 2014 Men to Watch. Nominations are now being accepted by The Summerville Journal Scene for the annual special publication highlighting outstanding men in our community. The publication spotlights men from diverse work environments. Among our past winners have been tradespeople, volunteers, lawyers, …

Letter from the editor UPDATED

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 2:30 p.m.

The Summerville Journal Scene's Women to Watch has grown year-to-year since it's beginnings in 2007. Every year the list of nominees from our readers grows, and every year we introduce to our readers ten Women to Watch. The selection is a daunting process – one we look forward to each fall. Just as in year's past, the 2013 honorees represent …

Jenn Williams: Faith over politics

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 2:31 p.m.

Jenn Williams was on track to become a political big wig but she decided to follow a different path.

Margaret Bailey: Living a legacy of service

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Wednesday, October 30, 2013 2:29 p.m.

n multiple boards, active in numerous organizations, volunteering weekly to read at two elementary schools, working out at the Y every morning and …

Shirley McGreal: Saving primates her life’s work

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 2:31 p.m.

International Primate Protection League Founder Shirley McGreal has spent her life traveling the world, fighting off poachers and traders of primates. …

Jan Martin: Community servant steps into the spotlight

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 2:28 p.m.

It’s a Thursday afternoon and I go to meet Jan Martin at her Summerville home for an interview.

English Myers: Propelled by a love for children

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Wednesday, October 30, 2013 2:30 p.m.

’ve seen a lot of things that most people have never seen…things that make you want to come home and hug your children,” says …

Rachel Sheridan: paying it forward

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 2:28 p.m.

Some people don’t know how to say no, and while it can be considered a bad thing, Rachel Sheridan embraces it.

Linda Shelbourne: A faithful host, gardener UPDATED

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 12:01 a.m.

Linda Shelbourne points out the ginger lilies in her garden. They have the sweetest scent, she says, pulling the slender stalk forward to enjoy the …

Deona Ryan Bien: Triumph over tragedy

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Wednesday, October 30, 2013 2:29 p.m.

urning the most devastating personal tragedy into a life of trying to keep others from experiencing the same tragedy, is what helped 46-year-old …

Margie Pizarro: ‘By no means satisfied’

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 2:27 p.m.

Margie Pizarro knows what it means to struggle.

Kristi Fulcher: Champion for those without a voice

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 2:31 p.m.

Kristi Fulcher helps those who can’t help themselves.

SJS taking nominations for Women to Watch UPDATED

Tuesday, August 27, 2013 10:53 p.m.

 Nominations are now being accepted by The Summerville Journal Scene for the annual “Women to Watch” special section highlighting women in our community. The section spotlights women from a diversity of work environments.Our past winners have included artists, tradespeople, homemaker/volunteers, lawyers, medical professionals, …

“I’m not afraid of hard work." UPDATED

Thursday, October 25, 2012 12:01 a.m.

Lissa Lara had a long career in accounting behind her when she moved here in 2004, but no experience in the health care field.Today she’s …

Journal Scene’s 2011 Women to Watch UPDATED

Thursday, October 25, 2012 12:01 a.m.

This marks the fifth year The Summerville Journal Scene has chosen ten women from the excellent nominations sent in by readers. This year’s honorees highlight a spectacular mix of professions.Women to Watch has grown to include a reception at which this year’s notable women are joined by family and friends.The management of The Journal …

Marlena Myers: Education, fundraising her passions UPDATED

Thursday, October 25, 2012 12:01 a.m.

When Marlena Myers arrived in Summerville 12 years ago as the bride of the town’s beloved mayor, Berlin Myers, she knew virtually no one and no one …

“Helping people is my niche…” UPDATED

Thursday, October 25, 2012 12:01 a.m.

To meet Sarah Coleman-Lee is to encounter pure, positive energy. That she has drive and ability is obvious. After a 22-year career in the Air Force …

The multi-faceted Maité Murphy UPDATED

Thursday, October 25, 2012 12:01 a.m.

Judge, mom, wife, public servant, community volunteer are just some of the many hats Maité Murphy wears these days – and she wears all of them …

DeeAnn Farrell: Feeding hungry kids, families UPDATED

Tuesday, October 23, 2012 12:01 a.m.

DeeAnn Smith Farrell gave up the teaching profession years ago but she is still very involved with local schools. After graduating from the College …

Ashton Johnson: Special relationship defines life UPDATED

Tuesday, October 23, 2012 12:01 a.m.

Often, true inspiration can be discovered in the people and places we see on an everyday basis. For 23-year-old Summerville resident Ashton Johnson, …

Yvonne Caruso: A sharp mind helps others UPDATED

Tuesday, October 23, 2012 12:01 a.m.

It may have been happenstance that Yvonne Caruso came to work for a small manufacturing company in Summerville -- but a lot of people are very happy …

Amy Karpus: Spinning plates, feeling fortunate UPDATED

Tuesday, October 23, 2012 12:01 a.m.

Sometimes the separate threads of one’s life twine together to produce something new and beautiful.  That’s what’s happened, and is continuing to …

Whitney Ringler: The loving fighter within UPDATED

Tuesday, October 23, 2012 12:01 a.m.

Very few words gut-punch a parent like the phrase, “Your child has cancer.” Like all who go through it, when Whitney Ringler took that punch five …

Journal Scene's 2012 Women to Watch UPDATED

Tuesday, October 23, 2012 12:01 a.m.

The Summerville Journal Scene’s Women to Watch has grown year-to-year since it’s beginnings in 2007. Every year the list of nominees from our readers …

Wendy Lee: Public service runs deep UPDATED

Tuesday, October 23, 2012 12:01 a.m.

Some people spend a lifetime trying to figure out what to do with their lives. Not Wendy Lee. For as far back as she can remember, Wendy Lee wanted …

Lisa Hamilton: Keeping natural resources beautiful UPDATED

Tuesday, October 23, 2012 12:01 a.m.

Lisa Hamilton’s passion for the environment seems to be contagious. “Mrs. Hamilton is leaving an indelible mark on this community in a myriad of …

Monica Shows: It's about the arts UPDATED

Tuesday, October 23, 2012 12:01 a.m.

Monica Shows minces no words when it comes to the importance of the arts. “How can we be a civilized community or even a society without the arts,” …

Sarena James: Understanding, perspective and sensitivity UPDATED

Tuesday, October 23, 2012 12:01 a.m.

Sarena James knows what you’re thinking when her six-year-old son has a meltdown at the store. She hears the clucks and sees the eye rolls.  She …

SJS taking nominations for Women to Watch UPDATED

Tuesday, September 25, 2012 12:01 a.m.

Nominations are now being accepted by The Summerville Journal Scene for the annual “Women to Watch” special section highlighting women in our community. The section spotlights women from a diversity of work environments. Our past winners have included artists, tradespeople, homemaker/volunteers, lawyers, medical professionals, politicians, …

SJS taking nominations for Women to Watch UPDATED

Monday, September 24, 2012 12:01 a.m.

Nominations are now being accepted by The Summerville Journal Scene for the annual “Women to Watch” special section highlighting women in our community. The section spotlights women from a diversity of work environments. Our past winners have included artists, tradespeople, homemaker/volunteers, lawyers, medical professionals, politicians, …

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