Hello! I am Carolyn Kostelecky. I have spent the majority of my life in Cottage Grove, MN. I spent 4.5 years at Winona State University studying History and Spanish. After graduation, I spent another four years in Rapid City, SD as an assistant store manager for one of the top ten Walmart stores in the country ($160 million in sales). I left Walmart last June, so I could have time to give back to the community. Girl Scouts really instilled that strong commitment to service in me. I love both people and animals, which I understand is unique, so perhaps it is fitting that I am a Gemini. I LOVE meeting new people, although I am terrible at learning names, so please be patient with me on that (I will, however, always remember your face). I am looking forward to meeting all of you and working with you all to help improve our community!