Training Together for a Cure

Amanda Hall shares her experiences with Team Challenge, a training program for endurance events and a donor opportunity for the local chapter of a national nonprofit.

Scenes: Red Ribbon Affair 2014

Photos from AIDS Network's Red Ribbon Affair on May 9, 2014 at the Overture Center. All photos were taken by Amandalynn Jones.

Scenes: Design MMoCA 2014

Photos from Design MMoCA at the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art on April 25, 2014. All photos were taken by Amandalynn Jones.

Scenes: Best Places to Work 2014

Photos from the 2014 Best Places to Work Party. Thank you to Villa Dolce for catering and to the Gialamas Company for sponsoring. All photos taken by Amandalynn Jones Photography.

Scenes: 2014 Dueling Mixologists

Photos from the Madison Magazine Experience: Dueling Mixologists on April 14 at Plate & Barrel. All photos were taken by Amandalynn Jones Photography


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Scenes: Raise the Roof Gala

Photos from the Raise the Roof Gala for the American Family Children's Hospital on February 22, 2014 at the Monona Terrace. All photos were taken by John Maniaci.

Running for a Worthy Cause

Running a marathon is a huge accomplishment, but add in a climate like Antarctica and we're talking seriously accomplished. Kelly Parrish is a Madison native who will get closer to her goal of running 26.2 miles on all seven continents this month when she travels to Antarctica. Kelly decided to make her marathon even more unique by using her expedition to raise money for the local nonprofit Heartland Farm Sanctuary. As a dedicated volunteer, Kelly has combined her passion for running and animals into one extreme goal.

Easing the Transition to Adulthood

For some students it's difficult to imagine life beyond high school, especially if life in high school has been a challenge. "Teens in Transition" is a program created by the Junior League of Madison to address this concern for foster care youth. Since its inception three years ago, president Laura Gmeinder has seen the direct impact it has on a niche group of teenagers in the Dane County.

Scenes: YMCA Healthy Living Dinner

Photos from the annual YMCA Healthy Living Dinner that was held on November 2, 2013 at Smart Motors in Madison. All photos were taken by Kellie McGinnis or Sharon Baldwin.

Scenes: 2013 Feast Forward

Photos from Forward Theater Company's annual Feast Forward event held on October 5, 2013 at various Madison homes with a final reception at the Overture Center. All photos were taken by Peter Gray.

Scenes: The M List

Photos from the M List Breakfast at L'Etoile and the M List Launch Party at the Majestic Theater on October 24, 2013. All photos were taken by Amandalynn Jones Photography.

Healing Others, Healing Herself

When Melissa Terrill and her husband Mike lost their daughter and then son in infancy, they decided to reach out and support parents like themselves. Melissa serves as the president of the nonprofit organization Mikayla's Grace, which provides care and support to parents with babies in the NICU at area hospitals.

'Volunteer' Only Begins to Describe this Local Woman

Jill Foley began volunteering with the Ronald McDonald House 20 years ago and has grown in her work to serve in multiple capacities. Jill's commitment earned her the title of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Madison's Volunteer of the Year in 2012, and inspires her continued efforts to serve families who need help at all levels of this organization.

Keeping Madisonians Young at Heart

Amy Recob took an internship in college at the Madison Children's Museum and has been hooked ever since. She continues to find new ways to give back to a staple in the Madison community as a mother and new children's author. Amy's role as co-chair of the Wonder Ball and Wonder Prom allows her to remain working behind the scenes, while still enjoying her favorite part about the museum—keeping kids and adults young at heart.