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2017 Kane County Chronicle Best of the Fox

Face Time with Gwen Streitmatter

Published: Thursday, April 24, 2014 5:30 a.m. CDT

Geneva resident Gwen Streitmatter, 29, was walking her dog at Fox River Bluff Dog Park in St. Charles when she answered 11 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Schory.

Where did you grow up? Chicago and Palatine

Pets? Grizz, an Australian cattle dog

Who would play you in the movie of your life? Emma Stone

First job? Waitress at Baker’s Square

As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? A teacher. I did it for a while. Now, I am an assistant at a financial firm.

A book you’d recommend? “Zen Shorts” by Jon J. Muth

Favorite charity? Equality Illinois

Do you speak another language? Spanish

What game show would you be on? “The Price is Right,” with Bob Barker

Favorite local restaurant? Bien Trucha in Geneva

What is an interesting factoid about yourself? I got to shake hands with Michelle and Barack Obama. I was in charge of the sound at Illinois State University when Barack Obama was running for Senate.

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