People@Work — Janice Holmes
NAME: Janice Holmes
FAMILY: Husband, Marshall, daughter and son-in-law Jennifer and Brandon Buchanan, and daughter Katie Holmes
POSITION: Volunteer services coordinator and Seniors Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) coordinator at The Enrichment Center, Lee County Senior Services
What are five most frequently-played songs on your iPod playlist? Hard to choose five — anything country
What is your favorite movie? "Forrest Gump" — I see something new each time I watch it.
Is there a hobby you can't live without? Reading!
Is there an item or collectible you hold dear? A piece of furniture that belonged to my grandparents
Where would someone be most likely to find you on a Saturday night? At home with my husband
What are some of your favorite things? My Christmas ornaments my girls made when they were in school
What would be your last meal? Steak, loaded baked potato, salad and white chocolate macadamia nut cookies (still warm from the oven)
Who would be your ideal dinner guests? (Name three, living or dead) My Grandma and Papa Gaines (both deceased) and Blake Shelton (he is so funny)
Ideal vacation spot: Beach
Favorite professional sports team: Carolina Hurricanes
If you were given $5,000 to donate to a nonprofit organization, which would you pick? The Enrichment Center’s Helping Fund.
Ever had a brush with celebrity? No
What would you like to know about the future? I would like to know what the future holds for my daughters.
What's your favorite website? Pinterest
Would you go bungee jumping or skydiving? Not on purpose
Do you have a tattoo? No
Any fears or phobias? Snakes
Ever been outside the United States? Yes, the Bahamas
Did you have a childhood nickname? Jan (my dad and brothers are the only ones who call me that)
Favorite kind of cookie? White chocolate macadamia nut — yum!
Favorite season? Summer
Would you consider plastic surgery if someone else paid for it? Yes
Biggest pet peeve? Not even trying
What's your usual wake-up time in the morning? 5:30 a.m.
What talent do you wish you had? Sing
Ever seen a ghost? No
What superhero power would you most like to have? The ability to see the future
What was your favorite TV show when you were growing up? "Happy Days"
To keep the stars on the flag nice and even, which state should be traded for Puerto Rico? California
What's your cell phone ringtone? Depends on who is calling me
Who's your best friend and why? My husband, Marshall — he has always been there for me during the good times and the bad for 30+ years.
You are walking down the street on your way to work. There is a dog drowning in the canal on the side of the street. Your boss has told you if you are late one more time, you get fired. What do you do? I would have to save the dog and beg my boss not to fire me.
If you could go back in time and change one historic event, what would it be? 9/11
What's your favorite condiment? Ketchup
Do you have bumper stickers of any kind on your car? Yes — "Salt Life"
Ever wondered why Kamikaze pilots wore helmets? No
Hamburger or pizza? Hamburger with cheese, chili, and slaw
Describe your life philosophy in six words or less: It is what it is!