Archive for Thursday, October 28, 2010

Neighbors: Tillie Laplante

October 28, 2010

Tillie Laplante shares a little bit about herself in this week's Neighbors column.

Occupation: Budget and finance director for the city of Bonner Springs

Place of birth: Bonner Springs

Family: Husband, Greg; son, Daniel; daughter, Sarah

Q: When did you move to Bonner Springs and what brought you here?

A: I lived in Bonner Springs until I left for college, and then moved back in 2000 because Bonner Springs is a great city.

Q: What’s the biggest risk you’ve ever taken?

A: Getting married, and it was the best risk I’ve ever taken.

Q: What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever been given?

A: Keep a strong faith in God.

Q: What three things would you want people to know about you?

A: I am the oldest of eight children. I love spending time with my family. I enjoy playing volleyball and softball.

Q: What did you want to be when you grew up?

A: I didn’t ever think about what I wanted to be until I went to college and I wanted to be an accountant.

Q: What’s your ideal vacation spot?

A: Florida

Favorites:

Song: I don’t have a favorite, but I like everything from Jim Brickman to Lynyrd Skynyrd.

Color: Blue

Food: My husband’s chicken and wine sauce.

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