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Will Gardner

Name: My name is Will Gardner.   Occupation/Company/Organization/Position: I am an environmental attorney at Taft, Stettinius, and Hollister LLP.   What neighborhood do you live in? I live in the Meridian Kessler neighborhood.   What is the most inspiring place in Indianapolis? Indianapolis is filled with great public spaces both large and small, but I always find myself coming back to the … Read more

Joan Marsden

Occupation/Company/Organization/Position: Retired Lilly, biochemical manufacturing What neighborhood do you live in? Forest Manor, 51 years; originally from Canada, St. Johns, New Brunswick What is the most inspiring place in Indianapolis?  Downtown because there is so much going on. Visiting the zoo and museums now with a great-grandchild to feed the ducks. How long have you supported Keep Indianapolis Beautiful? I’ve been … Read more

Glenn Blackwood

Occupation/Company/Organization/Position: Former Emergency and Trauma Radiologist and Assistant Professor  What neighborhood do you live in? Fletcher Place! What is the most inspiring place in Indianapolis?  The Scottish Rite Cathedral inspires reverence and admiration, and displays the effects of human wisdom in the arrangement as well as the choice of materials. How long have you supported Keep Indianapolis Beautiful? I first learned about … Read more

Jane E. Schultz

Occupation/Company/Organization/Position: Professor at IUPUI What neighborhood do you live in? Meridian-Kessler What is the most inspiring place in Indianapolis? I don’t think there’s one, but among the places I like are the grounds of the Indianapolis Museum of Art and the wonderful public art and green space along the bike trail that goes over to the Zoo.  I also love what has happened … Read more

Ryan Larcom

Occupation/Company/Organization/Position: Director, Strategy & Innovation at High Alpha What neighborhood do you live in? Old Northside What is the most inspiring place in Indianapolis? The visitor’s shelter at the IMA’s Hundred Acres—I love the gentle juxtaposition of a structure amidst the trees.  I find hiking in the woods so peaceful & I’m so grateful that our city has such beautiful … Read more