Senior of the week
Name: Beverly Dearth
City of residence: Gardnerville
How long have you lived there? Four years
Where did you live before moving to your present home? Orange County and Bishop, Calif.
How long have you been a volunteer at the present location? Three years
How long have you been a volunteer overall? 10 years
Specific job duties: Server in the dining room at lunch
How much time do you volunteer per week? Five hours
Why and how did you become a volunteer? I was new to the area and didn’t know anyone.
Favorite thing about volunteering: I enjoy the people I work with and the people I serve.
Family: Daughter in Gardnerville; son in Pasadena, Calif.
If retired, former profession: Saleswoman and project manager for major new-home builder.
What would you tell others to encourage them to become a volunteer? It gives you a purpose and a fun day.