Meet Your Neighbor: Via Linda Senior Center volunteer Renee Howley

Renee Howley is pictured with staff member Tracey Sonsa. (submitted photo)

Name: Renee Howley

Where I live: Scottsdale

When & why I moved here: Moved here in 2003 — a change from city life.

What I like most about living here: Great weather and outdoor recreation

Activities I enjoy: dance class, rollerblading, gardening, the gym

My favorite charity or volunteer activity and why it deserts support from others: Volunteering at Via Linda Senior Center. It’s living environment and always something going on, and meeting others.

My No. 1 suggestion for new residents looking to get involved in their community: Find something that interests you and makes you happy and volunteer.

What one thing would you like to see changed in Scottsdale? Stop building

What I do: Currently work in retail

People who are an inspiration to me: Audrey Hepburn, Jackie O

My advice to today’s youth: concentrate on education.

To volunteer in Scottsdale visit www.ScottsdaleAZ.gov/volunteer.

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