Community Involvement
how rachael gives back to the community
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“I cannot do all the good that the world needs, but the world needs all the good that I can do”

Jana Stanfield

Being part of the community and serving in many different ways is very important to Rachael.  Part of why she is a small business owner is to not only provide for her family and provide an amazing service for her clients but also to be able to give back to her community.  We have each been given amazing talents and gifts and when you can use them in ways to serve and lift up others, that is where you can find great joy in your life.  

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2020 Citizen of the Year

Rachael received the 2020 Citizen of the Year Award from the Ripon Chamber of Commerce
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“It is rare to meet someone with so much devotion to the community and a true heart for service. Although she has only lived in Ripon for a short time, she has certainly made a positive lasting impact on this community. She is one of the most selfless people you will ever have the pleasure to meet. She is an inspiration and joy to be around.”


Kelly Donohue, CEO/Director at the Ripon Chamber of Commerce

Around the Community


Save Our Small Businesses

Rachael created the “Save Our Small Businesses” project to bring awareness to what is happening to local small businesses shut down due to COVID.


Women Empowering Women

Rachael leads a Women Empowering Women group to encourage and inspire other women in life and in business that meets at Studio Joy every month.


Discover Ripon

Rachael is a partner with Discover Ripon Magazine.


Garden Joy

Rachael serves on the Board of Directors at Garden Joy.


Holiday Toy Drive

Partnered with the Ripon PD and donated Christmas gifts to families in need in Ripon


Ripon Chamber of Commerce

Rachael serves on the Board of Directors and is serves on the Ambassador Team at the Ripon Chamber of Commerce.

Nationwide Involvement

The Gold Hope Project

Volunteers for The Gold Hope Project – an organization that provides families, that have a child with cancer, with a free photo session.

Beauty Revived

Participated in the Beauty Revived Child and Senior projects – which spotlights an amazing member of the community and how they are making a difference in the lives of others

Professional Photographers of America

Rachael is a member of PPA.