By Rich Wicks | Times Vedette

Sheri Anthofer was recently hired as the community relations coordinator at Lakeside Village in Panora. She shared information on her experience, as well as how she views her role at Lake Village.

“I started Jan. 3 of this year,” said Anthofer. “I have a very diverse background. I’ve done hotel management, office administration, I was the director of The Gardens Assisted Living facility in Jefferson. I’ve done Human Resources up at Lake Okoboji for the Park Marina. I worked in the physical rehab department as their admin person for 15 years at Greene County Medical Center. I’ve also done event management. So, every job for me has really been a stepping stone, but the one thing that all of those jobs revolve around is people.”

Lakeside Village offers three basic type of care: independent living, assisted living and a memory care unit.

In Anthofer’s free time, she enjoys swimming, cycling and travel. She shared information about her family as well.

“My husband farms on the side, and he’s an electrician for Baker Electric out of Des Moines,” said Anthofer. “I’ve been married for 29 years and have three grown children.”

An open house at Lakeside Village is in the planning stage with a tentative date of Sunday, March 3. More details will be announced soon.

“I am really the sales and marketing coordinator,” said Anthofer. “My job is to fill those rooms, basically, making people aware of what we do out here.”