Volunteer profile: Mark Dillard

Name: Mark Dillard

Residence: Portales

Occupation: Florist at Joe’s Flower

Volunteer work: Since 1983, Dillard has been calling the elderly and others in the community as a personal ministry. He sings with the First Baptist Church choir. Dillard has also volunteered at Heartland Continuing Care Center since 1985.

Why he does it: Dillard says it’s been a very neat part of his life, and it’s very rewarding and he feels it is a call from God to do volunteer work.