Women of True Grit

This short video highlights elements of the Women of True Grit Sisterhood and pieces of Edie Hand’s story.  This Women of True Grit Song is sung by Victoria Renée Hand and provides a backdrop for this video.

Jeannie Seely – Reel Lumiere

Jeannie Seely – Reel Lumiere

Country music legend Jeannie Seely has achieved chart-topping songs as a solo artist, as a duet partner, and as a songwriter. She was inducted as a member of the world-famous Grand Ole Opry more than fifty years ago and became the first female to regularly host segments of the weekly shows.

Reel Lumiere Features Dr. Trevy McDonald

Reel Lumiere Features Dr. Trevy McDonald

The Women of True Grit selection for February is Trevy McDonald. She is an Associate Professor at UNC Hussman School of Journalism. Her teaching interests include diversity and media, electronic communication, and media and society. She is the owner of Reyomi Global...

Donna Stoney – Reel Lumiere -True Grit Story

Donna Stoney – Reel Lumiere -True Grit Story

Donna Stoney has spent three decades building a career that places people and their quality of life at the center of everything that she has done. A successful serial entrepreneur, Stoney is the Founder of Stoney Wines and Executive Director at StoneyBrooke...

Women of True Grit Podcast

Women of True Grit Podcast

Ms. Edie Hand's Women of True Grit series will debut a podcast in the near future. Like her books and interviews, listeners will hear some amazing stories on how women persevered and overcame obstacles to achieve their goals and dreams.   We invite you to listen to...

Kelly Lang – Reel Lumiere-True Grit Story

Kelly Lang – Reel Lumiere-True Grit Story

Kelly Lang is a singer and songwriter with a voice of an angel whose heart-wrenching lyrics and soulful presence connect at a deeper level with the listener. She is no stranger to grit. As a child, she saw the county music industry by her father’s side who was the...

CeCe Winans- Reel Lumiere – True Grit Story

CeCe Winans- Reel Lumiere – True Grit Story

CeCe Winans is considered to be the biggest-selling and most-awarded female gospel music artist of all time. Recording and performing as both a solo artist and as a duo with her brother BeBe, CeCe has influenced generations of singers throughout her career. She has...

Bobbie Knight – Reel Lumiere- True Grit Story

Bobbie Knight – Reel Lumiere- True Grit Story

Bobbie Knight President—Miles College, Birmingham, Alabama Retired from Alabama Power Company, where she served in a variety of leadership and management roles, including as Vice President of the Birmingham Division (Alabama Power's largest division), Vice President...

Dale Smith Thomas – Reel Lumiere -True Grit Interview

Dale Smith Thomas – Reel Lumiere -True Grit Interview

Dale Smith Thomas Featured in Reel Lumiere-  Dale Smith Thomas is the president and founder of Winners By Choice, Inc. and an international motivational speaker and author. Dale’s empowering, enlightening and entertaining message has challenged and inspired hundreds...

Irene Mandrell – Reel Lumiere-True Grit Interview

Irene Mandrell – Reel Lumiere-True Grit Interview

Irlene Mandrell Featured in Reel LumiereThe May Issue of Reel Lumiere features Irlene Mandrell, one of the Mandrell Sisters.  She recently wrote a book entitled, God Rains Miracles which can be purchased on her website. https://www.irlenemandrell.com/ Reel Lumiere...

Brenda Epperson-Moore – Reel Lumiere- True Grit Interview

Brenda Epperson-Moore – Reel Lumiere- True Grit Interview

Brenda Epperson-Moore Featured in Reel Lumiere The April Issue of Reel Lumiere features Benda Epperson-Moore in Edie Hand's Women of True Grit series.  Brenda appeared on "The Young and The Restless" TV show after which she pursued her musical career as the opening...

Women of True Grit Television

Women of True Grit Television

This program leverages a 30- minute documentary of Women of True Grit stories with Alabama Public Television Foundation and Alabama Broadcasters Association Foundation for radio/television (mainstream media).  This documentary will explore the personal stories of...

Women of True Grit Interviews

Women of True Grit Interviews

Edie Hand and her marketing, support, and editing team are continuing their progress for the next edition of the Women in True Grit series. In preparation for all the interviews and editing that will be taking place, we have created a webpage to inform potential...

Women of True Grit Article -Judy Kuriansky

Women of True Grit Article -Judy Kuriansky

Return to Women of True Grit Highlights PageReel Lumiere Magazine Features Women of True Grit Nashville Women in Film and Television offers readers and those in the media industry a digital magazine entitled, Reel Lumiere.  As part of their content, they feature an...

Edie Shares A Family Recipe

Edie Shares A Family Recipe

The December Issue of Reel Lumiere features a holiday recipe that has been in Edie Hand's family for a few generations. It was a favorite of her Grandma Alice.  Buttermilk Biscuits and Chocolate Gravy. Checkout page 18 of this issue for the full recipe.  Always on My...