Five minutes with Kim Manlove

Kim Manlove

Kim Manlove

By David Nance

Meet Kim Manlove, Geist resident.

How long have you lived in Geist?

“I think it has been 20 years.”

Where is your favorite place to eat around Geist?

“We’ve got a lot! Probably Detour for coffee and sandwiches, as well as Mama Bear’s, on the North side. Eddy’s probably, too, would be another favorite.”

Where do you work and what’s your role there?

I work with the Mental Health America of Indiana as the Director of Indiana Addictions Issues Coalition.”

Describe your work.

“It’s an advocacy organization for those recovering from substance abuse and health issues. It’s a state-wide organization.”

If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go?

I’ve already been there, and it would be St. Croix in the Virgin Islands. I certainly enjoy the beaches and the weather. It’s really beautiful.”

Five Minutes With is a recurring feature of Current in Geist. If you or someone you know would like to be featured, please e-mail


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