Senion volunteers of the week
Names: Howie and Harriet Althouse
City of residence: Gardnerville
How long have you lived there?: Three and one-half years
Where did you live before moving to your present home?: St. George, Utah, and San Jose, Calif.
How long have you been a volunteer at the present location?: Two years
How long have you been a volunteer overall?: Most of our lives
Specific job duties: Young at Heart treasurer; help landscape the senior center and the garden club
How much time do you volunteer per week?: Varies as needed
Why and how did you become a volunteer?: It just happened
Favorite thing about volunteering: “The big bucks”
Family: Two sons; one daughter, five grandchildren
If retired, former profession: Preschool teacher and integration engineer
What would you tell others to encourage them to become a volunteer?: Get involved.