Her Times
By Pam Parker Erie Times-News staff blogger
Pam Parker's blog takes on everything from women's fun to momisms to lifestyles around Lake Erie and real estate. She'll take you down Memory Lane, up through sports and fun and off the grid. Get ready for laughs — it's more than just Pam. It's Pamdemonium.   Read more about this blog.
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Posted: May 22nd, 2013

IMG_0762At left — that’s me with Mishol Randolph. We were at the Dress for Success Purse and Pearls luncheon yesterday, and Mishol, of Erie, spoke to a sellout crowd that hung on every word.

At 25. Mishol recounted addictions to drugs and alcohol that started before she was a teenager and progressed to heroin. She cleaned up when she became pregnant, but returned to drugs within weeks of giving birth. She landed in prison, but she credits that experience for realizing she would lose her daughter.

Today, Mishol is a sales executive for the Erie Bayhawks, and she is happily raising her daughter Baelyn, 7.

Hers is a story of help from an entire Erie community that supports women. Kudos to the Erie County Treatment Court, a treatment-oriented program associated with the Mental Health Association of Northwestern Pennsylvania; Turning Point, a chemical dependency treatment facility in Franklin;

Mercy Center for Women, Dress for Success and the Erie Bayhawks.

To read more of her story, click here. Mishol also spoke at the 2013 Dress for Success “Something to Share” Gala in New York City in April.

Congratulations to Mishol and all the women who have turned their lives around with the help of Erie organizations.

Pam Parker is the editor of Lake Erie LifeStyleHer Times and House to Home at the Erie Times-News in Erie, Pa. She is the mom of three, stepmom to three and step grandmom to one.

 

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Posted: January 24th, 2013

Pink satin breast cancer awareness ribbon.  Casting natural shadow on white.Can you spare some time for the Linked by Pink bowling tournament Sunday, Feb. 17 at Rolling Meadow Lanes? Get it, spare?

Get your 4- person team registered for $100 — it includes three games, shoe rental and awards.

Register by Feb. 12 — hurry — only 32 teams can play. Awards for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place will be handed out and prizes are available!

Proceeds will benefit Linked by Pink, a nonprofit with a mission to raise awareness of breast cancer and raise funds for patients and their families here in the Erie area.

Read my story on Linked by Pink from October Her Times here.
Find more information at www.linkedbypink.org!

Pam Parker is the editor of Lake Erie LifeStyle, Her Times and House to Home at the Erie Times-News in Erie, Pa. She is the mom of three, stepmom to three and step-grandmom to one.  

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