About Haili Lanz

Haili Lanz

Haili Lanz

A Michigan native and current Canandaigua, New York summer resident, Haili Lanz is a senior at Cedarville University in Ohio studying Professional Writing and Information Design. Aside from being a former corporate communications intern at Excellus BCBS, Haili is also a small business owner of her wedding photography business and an aspiring writer. You can find Haili reading a book, watching Netflix or going on adventures with her husband.

Posts by Haili Lanz

From Foster Child to Child Advocate

When Nina Hoyte was six months old, she and her then two-year-old brother were placed in foster care.  Young Nina’s mom had been neglecting her and her brother. Nina and her brother continued to visit her mother for years,  and Nina remembers wanting to be with her. But then a foster family adopted Nina and her brother. It…Read More »

10 Pumpkin Patches To Visit in Upstate New York

Fall has arrived and you’re ready to hit the pumpkin patches. But which ones should you visit? To help, we’ve compiled a list of some of our favorite pumpkin patches in these regions of upstate New York: Rochester, Buffalo, Syracuse, and Utica. Grab your kids, camera and in some cases your pet. Head over to…Read More »

15 Tips for Avoiding the Freshman 15

Welcome to college: don’t forget to throw your health out the window and get ready for a stressful ride! Isn’t that what a realistic college greeting would sound like? You move into your dorm and have piles of homework thrown at you while feeling the need to attend all the social events. You no longer…Read More »

5 Tips for Cutting Soda from Your Diet

You drink over 38 gallons of soda each year. According to the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI), that’s how much the average American drinks each year, which is equivalent to eight 12-ounce cans of soda each week. This statistic shocked me, too. But it also opened my eyes to my own soda-drinking…Read More »

Myth-Busters: Common Misconceptions About Food Labels

Jamie Moore is the Director of Sourcing and Sustainability at Parkhurst Dining. Moore is passionate about teaching people about common misconceptions about the labels we find on our food. He shares his guidance and tips on what to know about food labels. Fact vs. Fiction Food labels are designed to help us better understand our food purchases. However, according…Read More »

What You Need to Know About Appendicitis

Do you know what it feels like to have appendicitis? I didn’t either. I was attending my first year of college, living alone in a studio apartment in the big city and taking a full load of classes while working two part-time jobs to pay rent and support my cat. While I was lying on…Read More »

Yes – Your kid can give it a tri! Empowering Kids with the Rochester Youth Triathlon

Do you want to empower kids to be active? The Rochester Triathletes do this through the Rochester Youth Triathlon on Saturday, July 28, 2018 at Genesee Valley Park. This eighth annual event is for kids ages six to 17 years old and features the only Teen Super Sprint in New York State. Any youth who…Read More »