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Senior volunteer of the week

BRAD HORN/Nevada Appeal Carson City Senior Citizens Center's volunteers of the week are Ken and Rose Stiehas.

Name: Ken and Rose Stiehas

City of Residence: Carson City

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

How long have you been a volunteer at the present location Rose more than 10 years; Ken more than two years

Specific job duties: Rose is an aquasize instructor, coupon coordinator, and does newsletter collating. Ken is a coupon coordinator and does newsletter collating.

How much time do you volunteer per week? About 6-8 hours a week each.

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Why and how did you become a volunteer? We were asked to help and felt it would be a good use of our time.

Favorite thing about volunteering: The favorable response and appreciation expressed by the seniors.

Family: Son in Hawaii, daughter in Portland, Ore.

If retired, former profession: Not retired, yet

What would you tell others to encourage them to become a volunteer?: If you’re bored, find a need and fill it.