Posts filed under: "Neighbor Spotlight"

May Neighbor Spotlight: Kathleen Angelone

Kathleen Angelone has been abandoned in Germany, served as an attorney for Indiana Department of Revenue, volunteered all over the world, and calls Irvington home. She owns and operates Bookmamas at 9 Johnson on the south side of Washington Street. HISTORY Bookmamas originated with Kate Ayers and Amy LaCroix on the north side of Washington […]

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April Neighbor Spotlight: Rick Wilkerson

If you consider yourself a vinyl aficionado, you have likely met Rick Wilkerson. He owns and operates Irvington Vinyl, which shares a storefront with Bookmamas at 9 Johnson Ave.  (See a message from Rick on YouTube.) BUSINESS OWNER Along with two partners, Rick started his first record store, Missing Link Records, in 1994 in Broad […]

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March Neighbor Spotlight: Tyler Sheller

Some members of our neighborhood have all types of exotic and rustic animals; you’ll find chickens, donkeys, and, with Tyler Sheller, even a horse! Well, not exactly a horse, more like a Great Dane. (But he’s as big as a horse!) Tyler is actively involved with a local group, Forever Friends Great Dane Rescue, and his […]

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February Neighbor Spotlight: Andrea De Mink

Andrea De Mink wears many hats. She has administered the Irvington Neighbors Facebook Page nearly since its inception, where she also entertains neighbors with discussions about her electricity usage. She serves on the Historic Irvington Community Council, which holds monthly meetings and participates in events throughout the year. You can see her walking through the […]

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November Neighbor Spotlight: Tara Schnaus Elder of Simply Helpful

This article was posted from our November IDO Newsletter. You can read the full newsletter which includes highlights from the Irvington Masquerade Ball, a run-down on new Irvington businesses, and additional great info here. Tara Schnaus Elder’s aptly named business, Simply Helpful, lends a hand to those who need help minimizing the chaos in their […]

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October Neighbor Spotlight: Carrie Schmidt of Eastside Gypsies

In the October IDO Newsletter we featured a number of articles including highlights from the IDO Harvest Gala, info on the Neighbor Power conference, a recap of the annual IDO meeting, and some buzz on the Coal Factory. You can read the full newsletter here. Another article included in the October newsletter was our monthly “Neighbor Spotlight,” […]

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May Neighbor Spotlight: Lauren Hall

This month, our IDO Neighborhood Spotlight shines on Lauren Hall, who provides professional counseling services. She also founded Irvington Flower Bouquet CSA and supports the business by growing flowers at her Irvington home, arranging bouquets, and making local deliveries by bike. How long have you lived and worked here?  My husband Michael and I have lived in […]

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April Neighbor Spotlight: Mechanically Inclined Auto

Neighborhood Spotlight This month our IDO Neighborhood Spotlight shines upon one of our popular Irvington Business Association and IDO members, Mechanically Inclined Auto. Owners Ted and Cheryl know what it means to give back to the community! From fundraisers for nonprofits like The PourHouse, Inc. to supporting local musicians, artists, and chefs, they take a […]

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March Neighbor Spotlight: Katie Herrold

This month our spotlight shines on Katie Herrold, who is a new IDO board member and has taken on the task of serving as chair of the fundraising committee. She also leads a very interesting life, working at times in the Middle East. Read on to learn more about Katie! Tell us about yourself.  I […]

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February Neighbor Spotlight: La Mexi-Gringa’s Rita Franco

Our spotlight shines on Rita Franco, owner of La Mexi-Gringa, where you can find some of the most awesome fresh authentic Mexican dishes in Indy (mmm…handmade tamales with a side of her mouth-watering guacamole and chips). Take a moment to learn a bit more about Rita and definitely visit La Mexi-Gringa. Do it TODAY! Tell […]

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