Name: Gene K. Abrahamson
City of residence: Gardnerville
How long have you lived there? 30 years
Where did you live before moving to your present home? Bay area, Calif.
How long have you been a volunteer at the present location? 10 months
How long have you been a volunteer overall? 40 years
Specific job duties: Caretaker of mother Norma; dining room and server
How much time do you volunteer per week? One or two days
Why and how did you become a volunteer? I lost my wife to cancer
Favorite thing about volunteering: Seeing people's grinning faces
Family: Mother and brother
If retired, former profession: Truck driver
What would you tell others to encourage them to become a volunteer? It gives you a good feeling.