Fabulous People

Allie Lanham

Fabulous People: Allie Lanham

Allie Lanham is the owner and chef of The Hangry Lady, crafting charcuterie boards, grazing tables, wedding cakes and more in the Newbo City Market storefront in Cedar Rapids. “We take pride in creating beautiful, edible art for any occasion.”

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Fab Philanthropists

Whether it be donating vital sign-monitoring (and potentially life-saving) devices for infants, providing therapeutic services for women survivors of violence or volunteering their time at a variety of impactful organizations, this philanthropy-minded group is showing up for Iowa and its communities in a big way.

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Fab Couples

In honor of the month of love, meet five Iowa-based power couples who are sharing their dreams for the future, most cherished traditions (from bird watching to barbecuing!) and what they love most about one another.


Fabulous People: Oliver Hassman

Oliver Hassman is the executive chef of Kalona Brewing Company, a native brewery with a made-from-scratch kitchen. “We love to keep things local and use as many local vendors as possible, from local cheese curds from The Kalona Creamy to grass-fed beef raised on JimRay Farms just five miles north of Kalona.

Maanya Pandey

Fabulous People: Maanya Pandey

Seventeen-year-old Maanya Pandey is the founder and president of Love For Red. The Des Moines-based nonprofit works to fight period poverty in local communities by donating menstrual products to places in need in Iowa.