Lisa Busby

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Coffee Chat: Lisa Busby

Published 10:16pm Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Lives: Niles

Occupation: Director of Ferry Street Resource Center

Where are you from originally? Niles

To what organizations do you belong? Niles Noon Optimist Club, Second Chance Mentoring Program and Indiana Black Expo

Education: Kentucky State University graduate

If you weren’t doing what you do, what would you be doing? I would be writing children’s books and romance novels full-time!

If you had a million dollars, what would you do with it? I would give to my church, help my children with their educational pursuits and establish a foundation that benefits homeless families.

What’s something most people don’t know about you? People would be surprised to know that I like ESPN and HBO’s “Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel” way too much!

Favorite food? Chicken — no matter how it’s cooked!

Last book you read? “Making Dollars and Making Sense” by Brooke Stephens

Favorite TV show? “Real Housewives of Atlanta”

Where would you go on your dream vacation? I would love to go on an African safari in Serengeti National Park in Tanzania.
Pet peeve? Rude people (uugghh!)

Best advice you ever got and who gave it to you? “If you always do what you always did, you’re going to always get what you always got!” This was told to me by a member of our church.

What would you want on your tombstone? “She lived, she laughed and she loved”

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