Apr 20, 2015

Charlie Magazine’s 50 Most Progressive – Week 4

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Here is who was chosen for week 4 of CHARLIE Magazine’s 50 Most Progressive:

Photo Credit: Mark Stetler

Lesley Rathbun – owner of Charleston Birth Place.  About 30 women a month are choosing to give birth in Rathbun’s birthing center and she is working to help pass laws on national accreditation standards for birth centers to make sure women in Charleston continue to have that option.

Photo Credit: Jessica Kenny

Photo Credit: Landon Neil Phillips

Cator Sparks – editor in chief of TheManual.com.  With a passion for life, people and philanthropy Sparks gives back to the local community by hosting parties benefiting the LEARN Horse Rescue program and being the president of the Cannonborough/Elliotborough Neighborhood Association.

Photo Credit: Landon Neil Phillips

Photo Credit: Landon Neil Phillips

Mariana Hay – jewelry designer. Hay is making waves in the jewelry industry and gaining attention by her Goldbug Collection which is her take on the normally unsightly critter anyone that’s spent time in Charleston all too familiar with.

Photo Credit: Sully Sullivan

Photo Credit: Sully Sullivan

Lindsay Windham & Nate Justiss – co-owners of Distil Union. Thinking outside the box to design clever, smile-inducing products that make your life easier.

Photo Credit: Landon Neil Phillips

Photo Credit: Landon Neil Phillips

Thomas Rode – attorney. Believes lawyers have a duty to the community to try to make it better and promotes giving all people a voice through his work in civil litigation, criminal defense and teaching at the Charleston School of Law.

Below is a look back at the previous week’s featured Charlestonians:

Charlie Magazine’s 50 Most Progressive 

Charlie Magazine’s 50 Most Progressive – Week 2

Charlie Magazine’s 50 Most Progressive – Week 3

 

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