Catching up with a Best Dressed couple

| June 15, 2011
Cheryl and Phil Parish.

Cheryl and Phil Parish.

It’s always fun catching up with past Best Dressed winners and finding out about their experiences as nominees.

Cheryl and Phil Parish have infectious smiles and choose to live life to the fullest. But underneath their zest for life, it’s the impact they are making to raise awareness for the American Liver Foundation that makes them true winners.

As The Voice-Tribune’s Best Dressed of Louisville Presented by Churchill Downs begins to set the stage for this year’s event, we understand the importance of recognizing all those involved who work diligently to make sure their community is a better place to live. Community service never feels like a job or an obligation. We love it!

For the second year, The Voice-Tribune is thrilled to announce that the benefiting charity is Dress for Success Louisville. This nonprofit organization’s mission is not only to provide professional attire for women, but also to offer a network support system to remain self-sufficient in the work force.

Best Dressed VIP lounges and tickets are available now at It’s sure to sell out, so don’t procrastinate on buying your tickets.

Cheryl and Phil Parish.

How would you describe your experience being a nominee for Best Dressed?
Wonderful. The Voice-Tribune staff is so organized, and they do such a nice job with every detail from the nomination to the event.

Is there any advice you would share with those nominated this year?
Just have fun! The decor and entertainment are always top-notch. The event is one great party, so enjoy!

What is your greatest extravagance?
Phil: Golf.
Cheryl: Any type of vacation with Phil or our entire family

What charities are involved with?
American Liver Foundation, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and the Speed Art Museum. We also always try to raise awareness for organ donation.

If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?
Cheryl: To be on time.
Phil: Still thinking …

What is your motto?
“Try.” We always ask our girls, “Did you give it your best effort and did you try?” We both agree that it’s the most important piece when trying to achieve a goal.

Who are your heroes?
Cheryl: My mother, Ruth Sandbach.
Phil: Our daughter, Anna Parish.

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Lori Kommor

Lori Kommor, Columnist/Event Chair

Lori wears many hats: writing two weekly columns, chairing The
Voice-Tribune’s events and keeping the staff fed with a stash of snacks
Willy Wonka would envy. She’s a fervent high school soccer fan (go
Collegiate!) and has the raspy voice to prove it after game days.

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