Senior of the week |

Senior of the week

Cathleen Allison/Nevada Appeal Beverly Dearth has been named Douglas County 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.