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2017 Kane County Chronicle Best of the Fox

Face Time with Shelly Windett

Published: Friday, Jan. 3, 2014 5:30 a.m. CDT

North Aurora resident Shelly Windett, 50, was at the Creek Bend Nature Center in St. Charles when she answered 11 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Schory.  

Where did you grow up? Aurora

Pets? Two cats, Gracie and Bon Bon

Who would play you in the movie of your life? Sandra Bullock

First job? Scooping ice cream at Oberweis’ first store

As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? A mom, a secretary and a business owner. I became all three and still am all three. I have been an Avon representative for 20 years.

A book you’d recommend? “The Forgotten Garden,” by Kate Morton

Favorite charity? Mutual Ground

Do you speak another language? Spanish

What game show would you be on? “Supermarket Sweep”

Favorite local restaurant? Zaza’s in St. Charles

What is an interesting factoid about yourself? Three years ago, I rescued a Canada goose that was all tied up in fishing line.

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