Around Town

In Conversation with Angela Elkin

Oct 29, 2018

Every month we meet people who live or work in The Woodlands as they answer our Around Town questionnaire. 

Meet Angela Elkin and her horse, Claire. Angela is a Corporal with Alpha & Omega Services (mounted patrol security) serving The Woodlands community. Claire is a 12-year-old bay roan quarter horse.

When and from where did you move to The Woodlands?
I was born in The Woodlands.

Favorite band or solo rocker from your teen years? 
Shinedown.

Favorite local nature spot? 
Town Green Park.

Name two films and/or television series in your streaming queue? 
I read books or listen to podcasts.  I’m currently listening to the School of Greatness with Lewis Howes and Impact Theory with Tom Bilyeu.

Favorite dish from a local restaurant?
Paglia E Fieno Con Pollo from the Grotto restaurant in Market Street. 

You win airline tickets to any destination. Where would you travel?
Dubai. 

Favorite local store?
Nordstrom.

Something not everyone knows about you?
I earned an Associate Degree in Criminal Justice from Lone Star College, a Bachelor of Science from Sam Houston State University with a major in Criminal Justice and minor in Psychology. 

Favorite area event?
Lighting of the Doves. 

What is on your bucket list?
To experience as many different places and cultures around the world as I can.  Visiting Dubai and the Scottish Highlands are first on my list.