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Face Time with Anka Koprivec

Published: Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014 5:30 a.m. CDT • Updated: Tuesday, March 4, 2014 12:52 p.m. CDT

Elgin resident Anka Koprivec, 46, was walking her dogs Taz and Neo at the Fox River Bluff dog park in St. Charles when she answered nine questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Schory.  

Where did you grow up? Loznica, Serbia

Pets? Neo, a setter-collie mix, and Taz, a border collie mix

Who would play you in the movie of your life? Julia Roberts or Meryl Streep

As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? I wanted to be a musician, but I am a real estate agent.

A movie you’d recommend? “Avatar”

Favorite charity? American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to animals and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Do you speak another language? Serbian, English and a little Russian

Favorite local restaurant? Villa Verone in Geneva

What is an interesting factoid about yourself? When I came here in 2002 I did not speak English; I did not drive; I did not know anything.

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