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Face Time with Julie Tokars

Geneva resident Julie Tokars, 50, was shopping at the St. Peter Barn Sale when she answered 11 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Schory.

Where did you grow up? Geneva

Pets? Two shelties named Lexie and Nikko

Who would play you in the movie of your life? Susan Sarandon

First job? In a men’s clothing store

As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? A teacher. Instead, I work in marketing/communications.

A movie you’d recommend? “The Descendants”

What is your guilty pleasure? Wine. Chardonnay

Favorite charity? American Cancer Society

Favorite local restaurant? Bien Trucha in Geneva

What is an interesting factoid about yourself? I met actor Taye Diggs from “Private Practice” at a book signing of his children’s book, “Chocolate Me!”

Anything else? I worked for a company that was a sponsor of a NASCAR driver. For about five years, I got to travel around the country watching the NASCAR circuit. I met a lot of drivers and a lot of teams, and it was a lot of fun.

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