September '12

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About Local Favorites

“It is an awesome honor,” said the owner of SOLID Fitness. “I really haven’t been here all that long. This is my fourth full year training, but I’ve only been open since October so this is an awesome honor.”
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Refuge of Hope | Nonprofit spotlight

Walter’s life was on track until a severe back injury put him on disability. With nothing to occupy his time, he began drinking and using marijuana and crack cocaine.
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Judge Michael Howard | In My Own Words

As a judge and a community volunteer, my focus is the well-being and success of our children. Having worked in this field for quite a while, experience has shown me that we are much more successful if we work with children before they get into trouble — because once a child’s life has come apart, it is very difficult to put it back together.
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Wedding spotlight: Darcy and Elvis Drevon

Darcy Vrabel and Elvis Drevon attended rival Catholic high schools and had a lot of mutual friends, but didn’t meet until about a year after they graduated from high school. It was a summer day (July 3, 2004, to be exact), when Darcy's best friend convinced her to go to a party with her at Elvis’ parents’ house.