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Senior of the week

Niki Newbold/Nevada Appeal News Service Maryann Vido poses for a picture at the Douglas County Senior Center on Thursday.
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Name: Maryann Vido

City of residence: Gardnerville

How long have you lived there?: Five years

Where did you live before moving to your present home?: New York

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

How long have you been a volunteer overall?: Six months

Specific job duties: Senior center greeter; reception desk

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

Why and how did you become a volunteer?: To help others

Favorite thing about volunteering: Getting to know people

Family: Son, William Vido; daughter, Lisa Gregory

If retired, former profession: Teacher’s assistant

What would you tell others to encourage them to become a volunteer?: Do it to get to know people, rather than just sitting in the dining room.