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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

HEALTHY WOMAN

ASK ROBIN HERTZ: EXPLANTING THE BOOBS UPDATE!

It’s been 8 weeks since I had surgery to explant my breast implants.

Thought I’d share what’s been going on.

There are so many levels and areas that are effected.

Physically I have smiley face incisions under my breasts where Dr Feng went in and skillfully removed the implant along with the capsule in one piece. Not as easy as youde think because the capsule adheres to ribs and chest wall when under the muscle. They had ad to be scraped off the ribs. Ouch.Continue reading

COVER STORIES

SHERRY HALE: THE BRAINS BEHIND THE BEAUTE

PHOTOS BY MARISA NICODEMUS

Sherry Hale has been an innovator from the start. Her father, and his father before him, were both businessmen and entrepreneurs. Sherry found that she had that same, innate capability that would eventually drive her to excel and succeed in the business realm herself. From the onset of adolescence, she was motivated to learn how to use a computer, so she taught herself. She also felt a magnetic pull to the beauty industry, completing her cosmetology license after high school.
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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

COVER STORIES

SANDRA DOORLEY: BEHIND THE SCENES

PHOTOS BY CHARLENE MANN PHOTOGRAPHY

Elected in 2011, Sandra Doorley is the first female District Attorney in Monroe County history. In 2015, Doorley was re-elected to her second four year term. Prior to assuming office, Doorley served the District Attorney’s Office with distinction for nearly twenty years, successfully prosecuting thousands of high profile criminal cases and compiling an impressive record of victories. Continue reading

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MEET OUR PANELISTS

OCTOBER 10 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS EVENT

On Thursday, October 10th, Rochester Woman Online had an incredible THINK PURPLE event and panle discuss for Dmestic Violence Awareness at the Rochester Wedding Barn and Events Venue in Rush.

The over 2 hour panel discussion featured DV survivors or “victors” as they called themselves, moderator and appelate parole attorney and Diva #1 for RWO, Cheryl Kates, Monroe County DA Sandra Doorley and our truly inspirational Key Note Speaker, Maisha Beard just to name a few.

I wanted to take a moment and showcase these amazing panelist in case you couldnt be there with us. It truly was a night of inspiration and strength and true “victors”!Continue reading

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