Kay and her husband, Tim, moved to Loveland in 1992 and own Whistle Stop Clayworks. Kay serves on the Little Miami River Chamber Board of Directors, Loveland Women's Club, Greater Loveland Historical Society, and the Loveland Stage Company. Cory Partin is a Loveland resident and manager of Tano's Bistro. The Valentine Lady is chosen by community nomination, then picked by a committee of the Little Miami River Chamber Alliance to serve as the ambassador for the Chamber’s Valentine Program. The Valentine program also includes a coloring contest, poetry contest, Valentine card design contest, a community breakfast, and a special Valentine postmark. Former Mayor, Dr. Roland Boike, coined the motto, "There is nothing in the world so sweet as love."