Monthly Archives: November 2018

In Greenwich for Good: YWCA Greenwich Marks 100 Years

    Mary Lee Kiernan, YWCA president and CEO By Michele Graham Photos By ChiChi Ubiña It’s a momentous year at the YWCA Greenwich. Celebrating 100 years of making a difference in the lives of women, children and families. Taking a lead in promoting social justice. Visibly advocating for the elimination of racism. Empowering [...]

In Greenwich for Good: YWCA Greenwich Marks 100 Years2018-11-27T12:59:47+00:00

Love and Money: Why Communicating Values Matters

What is the most important factor driving the long-term success of wealthy families? It is not prudent investment advice or good estate planning, or even risk management. In a word, it is communication. Seventy percent of wealthy families lose control of their wealth by the second generation, and 90% do so by the third generation, [...]

Love and Money: Why Communicating Values Matters2018-11-28T19:59:22+00:00

YMCA Early Learning Center, Greenwich: A Good Start for 30 Years

By Michele Graham Photos By ChiChi Ubiña Three decades—so much has changed, so much remains the same. And nowhere is this dichotomy more apparent than at the YMCA of Greenwich Early Learning Center. As it celebrates its 30th anniversary, this stalwart beacon in the community -- fondly known as the ELC – can be depended [...]

YMCA Early Learning Center, Greenwich: A Good Start for 30 Years2018-11-20T01:18:05+00:00

Cristina Young, LCSW Parenting Specialist with a Positive Passion

By Michele Graham Photos by ChiChi Ubiña It’s often said among teachers and pediatricians, “I love the kids, but the parents!” That’s not the case for Cristina Young, LCSW, a therapist who left a teaching career, so she could work exclusively with parents. “Where others had a passion for curriculum, I had passion for family [...]

Cristina Young, LCSW Parenting Specialist with a Positive Passion2018-11-19T20:37:52+00:00

All That Jazz: Rose Moye’s passion inspires GCDS students

By Nancy Better Photos By ChiChi Ubiña Eight years ago, Rose Moye was surprised to get a call from Greenwich Country Day School Headmaster Adam Rohdie.  Although she often helped choreograph theatrical productions at GCDS – where her daughter, Memphis, was a student -- she had no idea why he wanted to see her. “It [...]

All That Jazz: Rose Moye’s passion inspires GCDS students2018-11-14T21:09:40+00:00

Center Stage: Kate Truesdell’s Studio Soars to Success

By Nancy Better Photos By CHICHI UBIÑA Kate Truesdell may never have a year quite like 2018. In addition to celebrating the 15th anniversary of her award-winning business, Greenwich Dance Studio, Kate recently welcomed a baby daughter to her brood.  The Greenwich native admits that juggling a fast-growing company with her fast-growing young family has [...]

Center Stage: Kate Truesdell’s Studio Soars to Success2018-11-06T19:54:35+00:00

LOOK Health and Fitness – Greenwich Jiu Jitsu Academy

By Amy Lewis Photography By CHICHI UBIÑA                                       Jeff Morris One week from officially opening its doors, Greenwich Jiu Jitsu Academy is seeing great success.  I attended the first Adult Fundamentals class held at the new studio located on Valley Road. For opening night, this cozy studio had an astounding eight adults in [...]

LOOK Health and Fitness – Greenwich Jiu Jitsu Academy2018-11-06T19:06:15+00:00