Face Time with Laurel Garza
Campton Hills resident Laurel Garza, 54, was at a nature walk at Corron Farm in Campton Hills when she answered 11 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Schory.
Where did you grow up? Villa Park
Pets? Two dogs, Bandit, a Finnish Lapphund, and Shadow, a hovawart, and I foster kittens.
Who would play you in the movie of your life? Jodie Foster
First job? Baby-sitting and a paper route
As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? Probably a veterinarian. Instead, I became a professional volunteer. I am a steward.
A movie you’d recommend? “Return to Me”
Favorite charity? Anderson Animal Shelter and Corron Farm Preservation Society
Hobbies? Flower gardening and working jigsaw puzzles
Do you play an instrument? The cello
Favorite local restaurant? Chinese Gourmet in South Elgin
What is an interesting factoid about yourself? I was honored for volunteering more than 400 hours at Anderson Animal Shelter, and in December, I became a board member.