NAME: Tamara Rajah
HOMETOWN: North Augusta
OCCUPATION: Executive director of Skip to My Lupus Inc.
FAMILY: Husband, Yousef Rajah; daughter, Alison Sheppard
SOMETHING YOU WOULD LIKE TO TRY: "To perform in a Broadway play."
PET PEEVES: "Blatant displays of hate, intolerance or prejudice."
HOBBIES: Crossword puzzles, reading, music, travel, arts, plays, literature, cooking and event planning
MUSIC PREFERENCE: Soft rock, easy listening, classical, R&B and reggae
FARTHEST TRAVELED: “I am from Colon, Panama and have lived in Germany. I’ve traveled to Austria and Switzerland.”
FAVORITE TV SHOW: The First 48 and Jeopardy!
FAVORITE JUNK FOOD: Slim Jim, Now and Later candy, Almond Joy and popcorn
FAVORITE DRINK: Canada Dry Cranberry Ginger Ale
mixed with V8 Splash Peach Mango juice
BEST PART OF MY COMMUNITY: “The small-town feel, the riverfront and its ideal location with respect to major cities like Augusta, Atlanta and Columbia.”