Senior of the week |

Senior of the week

Nevada Appeal Margaret Brewster is the Carson City Senior Citizens Center Senior Volunteer of the Week for July 20.

Name: Margaret Brewster

City of residence: Carson City

How long have you lived there? Since 1983

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

How long have you been a volunteer at the present location? Since 1998

How long have you been a volunteer overall? 10 years

Specific job duties: Bussing the dishes in the galley

How much time do you volunteer per week? Twelve hours

Why and how did you become a volunteer? When my husband died I needed something to do and a friend told me about the senior center.

Favorite thing about volunteering: Being around people. I like to be happy them and make them smile.

Family: Eight children

If retired, former profession: Housekeeping at Best Western for 7 years

What are your hobbies? Art.