Park Profile: Darci Wirick

May 1, 2018

·Arbutus Staff, Pathways, Photos

This month we get to know Darci Wirick who works in our Business Office.

Q How long have you been at Arbutus?
A With my combined service, 2 years.

Q What is your favorite thing about your role here?
A I love interacting with all the visitors and residents.
I love helping people and making a difference somehow.

Q What are your job duties?
A Greeting visitors and residents. Working in the Business Office and helping all departments.

Q When you aren’t at work, what do you like to do?
A I’ve played the piano at my church for almost 30 years. I have 3 kids that keep me VERY busy!

Q What is your favorite childhood memory?
A So many! We always had boats, campers, ATV’s, etc. Just spending time together.

Q If you could travel anywhere, where would you go?
A I’ve always wanted to go to Australia. But anywhere where it’s warm all year will do!

Q What is something that most people don’t know about you that would surprise them?
A That I was severely overweight and unhealthy and lost over 120 lbs. I’m now an active runner and participate in 5K’s (3.1 miles), 10K’s (6.2 mi) and I ran my first half marathon (13.1 miles) last May.

Q What is the best word of advice you’ve received?
A Always help others and expect no reward!

Q What are you looking forward to this summer?
A I love the warm weather and anything outdoors. Spending the time with my three kids.