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NEW IN THE ROC: ROC CITY CIRCUS

PHOTOS BY CHARLENE MANN PHOTOGRAPHY

Ladies & Gentleman! Boys, Girls, and Non-Binary Pals! The moment you’ve all been waiting for has finally arrived. It’s time to join the circus!

With options for either aerial or ground classes at ROC City Circus in Rochester, NY, exercising has never been this fun! Everyone is welcome, and no prior experience is necessary. Regardless of your age, physical abilities, or experience, we have a class for you! And just what kind of classes will you find at Roc City Circus, you ask?Continue reading

FOR A GOOD CAUSE

WHY YOUR HELP IS SO IMPORTANT

The Challenge & The Opportunity – Why Your Help Is So Important
Across the U.S. each year, approximately 6.5 million companion animals enter an animal shelter. The majority of these animals are strays, rescues and surrenders.

Unchecked stray populations tend to grow in areas without affordable spay/neuter services.Continue reading

COVER STORIES, SOMETHING FOR THE SISTERS

IN HER OWN WORDS: MAISHA BEARD

PHOTOS BY CHRISTOPHER “GOODKNEWS” CARDWELL

Hey, Sis! As I peruse my mind in hopes of writing something inspirational, relatable, and worthy of your time, I have decided to share an inspiration talk that I shared at my First Annual “Mai’ Musings” Symposium. The title of this publication is “Something for the Sisters.” I conclude that the term “Sisters” is alluding to black women specifically and we as black women endure some experiences that are highly prevalent, specifically to us.Continue reading

FOR A GOOD CAUSE

MEET THE INCREDIBLE WESLEY FAMILY

PHOTOS BY MICHAEL CRISAFULLI

February 24, 2018 was a quiet, cold, winter morning. Denise lay on Tim’s chest to hear his breathing, to not miss a moment with him. She fought exhaustion through the night but eventually the lack of sleep won at she dozed off at 5:45am. Something jolted her from sleep just 45 minutes later and her Husband, Tim, was gone.Continue reading

WOMEN WHO INSPIRE

WHEN YOUR SMILE NEEDS A MAKEOVER

An Unbreakable Will: Dr. Gabriela Carranza’s Long Road to Rochester

3217. Three thousand, two hundred and seventeen miles. This is the lengthy distance in miles over land from Guatemala City, Guatemala to Rochester, New York. It is also symbolic of the long road that Dr. Gabriela Carranza has had to travel to get to this point in her career as a highly specialized dentist.Continue reading

QUEEN OF ARTS

QUEEN OF ARTS: KATIE BROWN

PHOTOS BY MARISA NICODEMUS

Meet Kathryn Brown, cohost of Classically Black Podcast. “Most people call me Katie. I have found that Kathryn is too formal.” Classically Black Podcast is a podcast where classical music is discussed from the Black perspective. “People often view classical music as an elitist art form in which you have to be trained in order to enjoy. Continue reading

WOMEN WHO INSPIRE

Woman Who Inspires: JILL SPEZZANO

PHOTOS BY ARTISTIC PHOTOGRAPHY

Jill Spezzano is a medical aesthetics professional who currently is the Senior Territory Manager for Candela Lasers in Upstate NY. She is the wife of radio personality, Scott Spezzano and attributes he is her biggest cheerleader and supporter. Jill indicates his support spans to everything she does. Continue reading

QUEEN OF ARTS

Lucia Falsetti Guarino

PHOTOS BY CHRISTOPHER “GOODKNEWS” CARDWELL

Rochester Woman Online  first introduced you to Lucia Falsetti Guarino in our “Always Get Lucky” photo shoot in our July Men’s edition. Remember the beautiful loft we showcased right here in downtown Rochester, NY? That is Lucia’s beautiful adobe. Rochester Woman Online  first introduced you to Lucia Falsetti Guarino in our “Always Get Lucky” photo shoot in our July Men’s edition. Remember the beautiful loft we showcased right here in downtown Rochester, NY? That is Lucia’s beautiful adobe.Continue reading

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