Who doesn't need a Diva? The Domestic Divas of Nashville

For the past two years The Domestic Divas have been helping area households keep up with the day-to-day demands, like laundry, house cleaning, meal preparation, shopping, pet sitting, childcare, and more.

Chief Executive Officer, Mari Alexander, started the company two years ago and has witnessed consistent growth each quarter.

“Everyone can use at least one of our services; it is just a matter of getting the word out in the Nashville area. Several of our clients are gay or lesbian; we want the GLBT community to feel comfortable working with us,” Alexander said. “When someone enters your home to clean it or feed your pets, you want to be sure he or she provides the ultimate care without bias.”

Tya Pace is vice president of operations/ professional personal assistant. She is a native of Las Vegas, NV, where she graduated from the University of the Nevada Las Vegas with a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish for the Professions. As the chief operating officer, Pace oversees the day-to-day operations of Domestic Divas.

Mari Alexander is the chief executive officer and professional personal assistant. She has been in the personal assistant field for 13 years. She began working as a personal assistant for her husband, a professional athlete for the National Football League, as well as other high profile clientele.

Martina Michalova is the director of client services/ professional personal assistant. Michalova is a native of Slovakia. She graduated from Middle Tennessee State University with a Bachelor of Science in Mass Communication. She is well-traveled, having lived in numerous countries, as well as fluent in three languages.                                  

For more information, contact The Domestic Divas at (615) 338-4242 or mail@thedomesticdivas.net .

Nashville minority business center presents 'Minority Enterprise Development Week'

This year's MEDWeek promises to be ”action-packed,” with business and health expos, power marketing, a small business administration contracting seminar, and even a golf challenge. Corporate sponsors include HCA, Bellsouth, NES, and Caterpillar Financial. MEDWeek kicks off on September 24, with an awards banquet to be held on the General Jackson Showboat at Opry Mills. The event runs September 24 through October 8 and will be held in various locations throughout the city. Visit www.minoritybusinesscenter.com for more information, or send an email to Marilyn Robinson at nmbdc@bellsouth.net.

WhistlePig + Alfa Romeo F1

SHOREHAM, VT (September 13, 2023) — WhistlePig Whiskey, the leaders in independent craft whiskey, and Alfa Romeo F1 Team Stake are waving the checkered flag on a legend-worthy release that’s taking whiskey to G-Force levels. The Limited Edition PiggyBack Legends Series: Alfa Romeo F1 Team Stake Barrel is a high Rye Whiskey selected by the Alfa Romeo F1 Team Stake drivers, with barrels trialed in their wind tunnel to ensure a thrilling taste in every sip.

The third iteration in WhistlePig’s Single Barrel PiggyBack Legends Series, the Alfa Romeo F1 Team Stake Barrel is bottled at 96.77 proof, a nod to Valtteri Bottas’ racing number, 77, and the precision of racing. Inspired by Zhou Guanyu, the first Chinese F1 driver, this Rye Whiskey is finished with lychee and oolong tea. Herbal and floral notes of the oolong tea complement the herbaceous notes of WhistlePig’s signature PiggyBack 100% Rye, rounded out with a juicy tropical fruit finish and a touch of spice.

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Nurse Practitioner Ari Kravitz

When I started medical transition at 20 years old, it was very difficult to get the care I needed for hormone replacement therapy because there are very few providers trained in starting hormones for trans people, even though it’s very similar to the hormones that we prescribe to women in menopause or cisgender men with low testosterone.

I hope more providers get trained in LGBTQ+ healthcare, so they can support patients along their individual gender journey, and provide the info needed to make informed decisions about their body. I’ve personally seen my trans patients find hope and experience a better quality of life through hormone replacement therapy.

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Descanso Resort, Palm Springs' premier destination for gay men, just received Tripadvisor's highest honor, a Travelers' Choice "Best of the Best" award for 2023. Based on guests' reviews and ratings, fewer than 1% of Tripadvisor's 8 million listings around the world receive the coveted "Best of the Best" designation. Descanso ranked 12th in the top 25 small inns and hotels category in the United States. Quite an accomplishment!

Open less than two years, Descanso Resort offers gay men a relaxing and luxurious boutique hotel experience just minutes away from Palm Springs' buzziest restaurants, nightclubs, and shopping. Descanso has quickly established itself as a top destination for sophisticated gay travelers, earning hundreds of 5-star guest reviews and consistently ranking in Trapadvisor's top positions alongside brother properties Santiago Resort and Twin Palms Resort.

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