Heidi Alberts • State Theatre in Kasson
NAME: Heidi Alberts
Business: State Theatre in Kasson
Family: Husband Paul, daughters Ella, 16, Ava, 12 1/2, Delia 5
College/Education/Training: I did one year of child development at Red Wing Technical College. As part of this training I interned at the Prairie Island Child Care Center. They offered me a full time position where I worked for two years.
Organizations/volunteer involvement: Volunteer work at Creation Kids Pre-school and at church-Bible school, confirmation leader, plus the theatre supports different volunteer organizations.
Length of time in business: 15 years. We took possession of the building July 1, 1998 and opened in November of '98.
What you enjoy most about your work: The social aspect. I like the opportunity to see and talk to many different people.
A typical day consists of: Getting the kids to school, working at Images or the theatre, getting Delia to pre-school, going home and making supper and doing all that goes with having a home and family.
Your most despised chore: Taking out the garbage.
What motivates you: That things need to get done and I enjoy that feeling of accomplishment.
Greatest accomplishment: I have many things I’m proud of. The way my kids have turned out so far, my relationships and my business.
Who do you admire? My husband Paul. Six years ago his dad had died, I was pregnant and his construction business was suffering from the economy. He decided to go back to college and get his accounting degree. He also earned his masters and passed the CPA exam. Paul now works as a CPA and farms.
Hobbies: I like to read, watch Survivor and hang out with my friends and family.
Favorite color: Royal blue
Favorite food: Pizza
Best vacation: There have been many good ones! Last April I took all three girls to Florida by myself. That was both fun and an accomplishment!
As a child what did you want to grow up to be: Dolphin trainer
How would you like to be remembered? As a funny, generous, nice person. A good mom-just a decent person in general.
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