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Back to the Future in 2014
The New Year is always a strange and exciting time for Ashley. Significant time-markers always make her a little nostalgic and reflective about how far she's come, and how far we’ve all come. To change things up a bit this year, she decided to reflect on how far we haven’t come. Here are four things she definitely thought we’d have by 2014, and we definitely don’t.
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Back to the Future in 2014
Interview: Tom Bartenbach | The Damien Center
Since 2009, Tom Bartenbach has been the acting Executive Director of The Damien Center. He began his career as a bag boy at Preston Safeway, going on to purchase the store from its owners. He owned two Bartenbach's Food Emporium grocery stores in the Indianapolis area before joining Indiana Cares as Executive Director in 1993.
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Interview: Tom Bartenbach | The Damien Center
Interview: Jessica White | The Julian Center
An Indianapolis native with 34 years of experience in the local nonprofit sphere, Jessica White currently serves as the Executive Director of The Julian Center, a women's shelter that's more than just a shelter.
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Interview: Jessica White | The Julian Center
View from a Window Seat
When Ashley's car broke down for good this past November, buying a new one was not in the cards. For her, the thought of finding, buying, and being responsible for another car seemed positively daunting. But how do you get around such a car-centric city like Indy without a car? Easily, surprisingly.
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View from a Window Seat
We’ve Only Just Begun: One Year With Wheelie
A year ago this week, a tiny kitten flop-footed his way up to a group of Pivoteers working on the back patio. He looked almost elfin, with large ears he hadn’t quite grown into yet. Since that day, Wheelie has become Pivot's unofficial mascot, furry playmate, and Instagram celebrity.
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We’ve Only Just Begun: One Year With Wheelie
Right Where I Am
My family likes to joke about how much I travel. “Where’s Ashley this week? Paris? Turkey? Nigeria?” The truth is, my impromptu wanderlust scares them, but they can’t stop me from going. So they laugh about it instead.
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Right Where I Am