Lainey was born in Tucson, AZ and grew up in the small, area of desert in Vail, AZ. Both of her parents grew up in the Chicago, IL area. Now her parents both work as real estate appraisers. Lainey was born on July 3 of 2004 and she was born a triplet with her two brothers. She now attends Andrada High School and is going to be a sophomore in the honors program. At Andrada, she is involved in fitness/run club and NHS. She also is involved in Girl Scouts and 4H. She loves working with animals and hopes to become a veterinarian when she graduates college. She is an animal lover and has 2 dogs, 2 rabbits, 2 pigeons, and 35 chickens and quail! Lainey raises rabbits, quail, chickens, and pigeons for the Pima County 4H program and competes in shows all over Arizona and the Pima County Fair each Spring. Lainey is a junior leader for the Poultry Project in her club the Little Rascals for Pima County 4H and her parents volunteer in the club and in the county 4H.
Lainey has an iPod which she uses as a phone on Wi-Fi but doesn’t currently own any social media. She enjoys not having to deal with the extra stress and not dealing with the other pressures of things.
Grace was born in Tucson AZ. She is 15 years old and currently attends Empire High School. Her mom, Lisa, works for Too Busy Gals and her father, Brian, is a computer engineer. Grace loves all animals and raises Quail, Chickens, Pigeons, and Rabbits for 4H. In 4H she is the rabbit junior leader and pigeon junior leader and this past year she was the secretary for the club. Next 4H year she will be running for president. She shows her animals at shows all around Arizona and attends the annual Pima County Fair. Due to her 4H club, she gets a lot of opportunities to volunteer around town. Such as volunteering at Ben’s Bells, at Vail Pride Day, Humane Society, and The Fisher House Foundation. Outside of 4H, she has Dogs, fish, and cockatiels. Grace enjoys all forms of art and likes to draw the most. She would like to be a veterinarian or a job doing something to help animals.
Grace currently has her own Facebook account, along with a group for her rabbitry where she showcases animals she raises for 4H and offers them to other rabbit lovers. She also is active on Instagram and Snapchat.
Elizabeth is 15 years old and a sophomore in Tucson, AZ. She participates in many activities including being a Peer Mentor; where she helps her peers adapt to school and learn life skills. She is a member of the National Honor Society where they strive to help the community and inspire academic success for the school. She primarily uses Instagram on social media. She has a Facebook account at the request of her older family members. This summer she was certified as a lifeguard and work at a local pool.
Too Busy Gals
Jessica Badowski is the owner and founder of Tucson based Too Busy Gals. Too Busy Gals was established in 2008 in Ohio and moved to Arizona in 2011. It was established as a business to the business service provider after multiple requests for assistance with social media, branding, and marketing from peer business owners. After 20+ years in non-profit management and anti-poverty social work, Jessica decided to break out and start her own business. In 2008, it became quickly apparent the need for high-quality education and coaching social media services were exploding. After 3 years working with national partners in marketing and social media, Too Busy Gals began developing its own roster of clients. Current clientele ranges from a local manufacturing company, land developer, Moroccan artisan e-commerce business, to NYT Bestselling author, and non-profit serving breast cancer survivors.
Too Busy Gals is very active in the local Tucson business community. Currently, Legacy Partners of Local First Arizona, strategic partners with Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Marana Chamber of Commerce, and Vail Chamber of Commerce. Charity and volunteer work has been a passion of Jessica’s and is a central part of Too Busy Gals business model. Currently, Too Busy Gals is part of 100+Women Who Care Tucson, eWomen Network Foundation sponsor, and partner with Big Hearts, Helping Hands Arizona Secret Santa program.
Lisa Benson joined Too Busy Gals in October 2017. Her role is community outreach and connecting local businesses to the training and coaching services Too Busy Gals offers. With a background in event planning, marketing, and advertising research, and extensive marketing experience in networking environments, she ensures Too Busy Gals meets the needs of the Tucson business community. As an active 4-H mom and owner of dogs, birds, rabbits, chickens, pigeons, quail and recently a cat, she is an avid animal enthusiast.