Senior of the Week |

Senior of the Week

Cathleen Allison/Nevada Appeal The Douglas County Senior of the week is Iris Hettrick.

Name: Iris Hettrick

City of Residence: Minden

How long have you lived there?: 10 years

Where did you live before moving to your present home?: Overton and Elko

How long have you been a volunteer at the present location?: Nine months

How long have you been a volunteer overall?: Three years

Specific job duties: Serving in the dining room

How much time do you volunteer per week?: Four hours

Why and how did you become a volunteer?: To do something useful

Favorite thing about volunteering: Working with friends

Family: Son and daughter in-law; four grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren

If retired, former profession: Bookkeeper

What would you tell others to encourage them to become a volunteer?: Try it, you’ll like it!