Senior of the week

Kevin Clifford/Nevada Appeal

Kevin Clifford/Nevada Appeal

Name: Cathy Hopkins

City of residence: Minden-Gardnerville

How long have you lived there? 18 years

Where did you live before moving to your present home? California

How long have you been a volunteer at the present location? Seven years

How long have you been a volunteer overall? Nine years

Specific job duties: Server in the dining room

How much time do you volunteer per week? 12 hours

Why and how did you become a volunteer? After my husband's death I had more time on my hands.

Favorite thing about volunteering: I enjoy the people.

Family: Four children; 11 grandchildren

If retired, former profession: Riveter in defense plant during war; homemaker

What would you tell others to encourage them to become a volunteer? It's a great feeling to help others.

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