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The following are stories form the Greater Carlisle Area that have been collected as part of our Heart & Soul Project. This approach, aptly named Community Heart & Soul, connects people with what they love most about their communities and translates those personal feelings into a blueprint for future decisions. A resident-driven approach to community planning and development, Heart & Soul focuses on building participation in local decision-making and empowering people to shape the future of their own communities.

Rails to Trails, Run, Ride Ramble: April 17, 2016

One race participate explains the importance of recreation his community.

A spectator at the race explains the importance of community events in her community.

Neighbors Helping Neighbors: April 16, 2016

Hear what one community volunteer fears losing in his community, and his thoughts on getting younger generations connected to where they live.

Heart & Soul volunteer Kenya interviews a volunteer at the neighborhood clean up

Heart & Soul volunteer, Kenya, interviews at the neighborhood clean up on April 16, 2016.

Listen to one community member talk about what she values about Carlisle, Pennsylvania.

Mount Holly Springs Marsh Preserve Clean Up: April 9, 2016

Mount Holly Springs Borough Council Member, Pam Still, interviewed volunteers about living, working and playing in Mount Holly and the importance of the Marsh Preserve.

Black History Festival, Carlisle: February 27, 2016

Heart & Soul's soft launch at Hope Station's Black History Festival, Feb. 27, 2016

Heart & Soul’s soft launch at Hope Station’s Black History Festival, Feb. 27, 2016

Hope Station Black History Festival, Feb. 27, 2016

What is your favorite place? “The Park” – Hope Station Black History Festival, Feb. 27, 2016