Senior of the week |

Senior of the week

Cathleen Allison/Nevada Appeal Douglas County senior of the week Doug Macdonald.

Name: Doug Macdonald

City of residence: Gardnerville

How long have you lived there?: Four years

Where did you live before moving to your present home?: Mill Creek, Wash.

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

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

Specific job duties: Distribute lunch vouchers

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

Why and how did you become a volunteer?: I got tired of watching TV

Favorite thing about volunteering: Getting to meet all these wonderful seniors

Family: Wife, Mary

If retired, former profession: Member of scientific group at UC Berkeley

What would you tell others to encourage them to become a volunteer?: Try it – you’ll like it. Get involved!