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Vickie Goens

Occupation/Company/Organization/Position: I am a home health care physical therapist with Suburban Home Health. What neighborhood do you live in? Garfield Park is the neighborhood I grew up near and then back to in 2007. What is the most inspiring place in Indianapolis? Garfield Park is inspiring in that the park offers natural surroundings where a person can observe the birds … Read more

Laura Hurrle

  Occupation/Company/Organization/Position: I am a site director for an organization called Art With a Heart. What neighborhood do you live in? I live in Irvington.  What is the most inspiring place in Indianapolis? I love the grounds of the Indiana Museum of Art and the 100 Acre Nature Park for the beautiful landscaping combined with all of the art and the park-like … Read more

Kumari Ratnayake

Occupation/Company/Organization/Position: SPX Coordinator, Interpretation – The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis What neighborhood do you live in? Greenbriar What is the most inspiring place in Indianapolis? Eagle Creek Park. I’m always in awe at that park, and I have some great memories there.  I met some of my first acquaintances when I moved to Indianapolis there when I joined a Hiking … Read more

Maria Gulley

Why I volunteer with KIB: I started volunteering with KIB because I’m passionate about the power of green spaces to improve life in cities, and I wanted to work to help Indianapolis and meet people with the same mission. I also wanted to learn more about my city and the people in it. What I learn by being involved in … Read more

Susan Matthews

Occupation/Company/Organization/Position: I am a consulting principal at Borshoff, an advertising and public relations agency. What neighborhood do you live in? I moved to Herron-Morton in 2007 and it’s been thrilling to see the redevelopment of our neighborhood over the past decade. What is the most inspiring place in Indianapolis? It’s hard to pick just one spot. I’m inspired when I … Read more