Face time with Nicole Kovac

Published: Saturday, May 25, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT • Updated: Wednesday, May 29, 2013 6:12 p.m. CDT

South Elgin resident Nicole Kovac, 33, was shopping at the Riverside Community Church rummage sale in St. Charles Township when she answered 11 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Schory.  

Where did you grow up? Naperville

Pets? A goldendoodle named Harley

Who would play you in the movie of your life? Reese Witherspoon

First job? Mowing farmland in Minnesota

As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? I wanted to help the elderly, and I did. I was formerly the life enrichment director at Wynscape Health and Rehabilitation at Wyndemere, now I'm a stay at home mom.

A book you’d recommend? “Twilight” by Stephenie Meyer

Do you speak another language? Norwegian. My whole family is from Norway.

Favorite charity? Beautiful U Ministries

What game show would you be on? “Wheel of Fortune”

Favorite local restaurant? The Little Owl in Geneva

What is an interesting factoid about yourself? I met Michael Jordan. We had bench side seats and the ball came at us and he said, “Sorry. Sorry.” And I met Garth Brooks at a concert.

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