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Bellevue's Hesketh named volunteer of year for RSVP

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Joe Hesketh
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Joe Hesketh of Bellevue has been named the 2014 King County volunteer of the year for RSVP, the Retired Senior Volunteer Program. The award was presented Feb. 8 at A Day at the Symphony in Benaroya Hall.

Hesketh was nominated by the local SeniorNet of Puget Sound Computer Learning Center and was selected from a group of nominees submitted by senior (over 55) organizations throughout King County.

Hesketh has been an active member of SeniorNet for 17 years where he has served as treasurer for 9 1/2 years. In the computer classroom, he is an informative instructor, writes own material for several classes, assists in classes and helps people with problems in computer labs.

Throughout the years he has accumulated 4,782 hours of SeniorNet service in addition to other volunteer activities including serving on many committees at Saint Louise Catholic Church; speaking for Chore, a service to help the disabled; and weekly visits to assisted living residents.

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