Arlene was born in Grinnell, Iowa. She has one sister who she calls her best friend! When younger, she was very involved in 4H and Campfire. She went to business school in Omaha, Nebraska. Arlene went on to work at Collins Radio for 38 years and qualified for early retirement. After retirement, she spent time volunteering at 4H, St. Paul Methodist Church, and Hacap. Arlene loves to travel, and Alaska is one of her favorite places. Arlene has been to all 50 states. If you have any questions about traveling, ask Arlene!