140 year of Shriners

140 year of Shriners

Monday, October 27, 2008

Tehran- Someone you should know-Fresno Bee


Richard E. "Dick" Herrinton

Where he lives: Near Belmont and Fowler avenues

Occupation: Retired partner, Deloitte, LLP

Family: He is married to Bobbi Herrinton; they have two children, Tom Herrinton and Lynne Herrinton, and five grandchildren.

Why should we know him? Herrinton has been a member of the Rotary Club of Fresno for 32 years; he is a past president and current treasurer. He also is a member of the Tehran Shriners, where he is the business manager and a past potentate. He spent 11 years on the Board of the Northern California Shrine Hospital for Children and says it was rewarding "knowing all the good work done."

"I believe that it is important that each of us give back to the community that has been so good to us," he says."

He is a past president and treasurer of the Sequoia Council of Boy Scouts. He is a past board member of both the Salvation Army and United Way of Fresno County. He also is active with the Fresno Metropolitan Museum, Fresno Philharmonic Association and Fresno Art Museum.

What are some organizations he belongs to? Fresno Lodge F.A.&M, Sunnyside Country Club, First Presbyterian Church

What are his hobbies? Golf, spending time with his family, traveling

What would he like to share with others? "I believe that you should not ask someone to do something you are not willing to do yourself," he says. He also says, "I don't care who gets the credit for something as long as I believe the right action has been taken."

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