Schory: Where did you grow up?
Arimura: Ladysmith, Wis.
Schory: Who would play you in the movie of your life?
Arimura: I would play myself.
Schory: First job?
Arimura: Serving ice cream at Dairy Queen in Ladysmith
Schory: As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?
Arimura: I wanted to be in the music business because I sing. Instead, I worked in the health care field – but now I sing in the College of DuPage Chorale. I’m an alto. We will be performing at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 3 at the McAninch Arts Center, 425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn. Ticket information is available online at www.atthemac.org or by calling 630-942-4000.
Schory: Book or movie you would recommend?
Arimura: “Stars Over Clear Lake” by Loretta Ellsworth
Schory: Favorite charity?
Arimura: Samaritan’s Purse
Schory: Favorite ice cream flavor?
Schory: What is an interesting factoid about yourself?
Arimura: I am the third of eight girls. We fought like cats and dogs, but we love each other.