Month: October 2016

Advocate Turned Patient

As national breast cancer awareness month begins, we share the story of one Charlotte woman’s fight against the disease. Katie Robbins thought she knew everything there was to know about breast cancer. Her job is to help educate women on the need for mammograms. The 43-year-old mother of two has worked as the marketing director and customer experience officer for…

More Than a Store: Moxie Mercantile

Plaza Midwood’s Moxie Mercantile is equal parts retail destination, neighborhood gathering spot, and family affair. When Michelle and Clifton Castelloe moved to Plaza Midwood 13 years ago, she wanted to open a shop and call it Moxie. But a pesky inner voice told her it was too risky. In the years since, Castelloe has had a career and four daughters.…