September Employee Spotlight: Janine Miely

Q. How many years have you worked/volunteered at Isle, Purple Cat, or Golden String?
A. 5 1⁄2 years.

Q. What do you do for the organization?
A. I have driven the van. I also work a lot of Golden String activities. I worked for the day program at Pearl Street, Farmer Casey’s Ranch, and currently at the Morley Theater.

Q. Name a client from Isle, Purple Cat, or Golden String that inspires you, and why.
A. Deanna Lucido: I have known Deanna since the day I started. She has a great work
ethic, whether inside the farm, doing cafe, with art projects, or outside. She always did her
best. That is an inspiration. Her kindness and helpfulness to make it a better day for everyone
is inspiring.

Q. What is your favorite candy bar?
A. Baby Ruth

Q. Name one of your favorite songs and why.
A. Wind Beneath my Wings by Bette Midler. This song reminds me always of the most precious gift I have, my son Josh.

Q. If you could be any animal, what would you be and why?
A. A pelican Bird!

Q. What is your favorite game show of all time?
A. Hollywood Squares

Q. What’s your favorite place to get pizza in the Youngstown area?
A. Wedgewood Pizza

Q. Name one of your favorite books.
A. There are so many! Beauty & the Beast, The Story of a Fairy Tale, and The Brothers Grimm original story.

Q. What is your favorite restaurant in the world?
A. New York Cheesecake Factory!