* PERSONAL: Age 87. Retired as a registered nurse. Has lived in Columbia for 12 years, originally from North Carolina.
* WHERE DO YOU VOLUNTEER? "Many places. Florence Bain Senior Center, Red Cross, Columbia Festival of Arts this year and I'm signed up for next. I read to the visually impaired at Vantage House, a retirement community here, and I teach students who are learning the American language. For years I volunteered as a nurse for football, baseball and county fairs. I also tutored in elementary schools for many years."
* WHAT DO YOU DO? "I've served on many committees at Florence Bain, including being a board member. With the Red Cross here, I have several jobs with the blood donor program. And I go to read to the blind and also read to a neighbor of mine who is visually impaired."