Your Friend on the Front Page

Every week, the Mt. Pleasant News will feature a Henry County resident in a profile snapshot. This week?s Friend on the Front Page is Shelly Van Dorin, whom you may recognize as the director of Public Health.

Are you originally from Mt.Pleasant? If not, what brought you here? No, I grew up in Cedar County, but we wanted to raise our children here. The family on my husband?s side lived here and we wanted them to be closer to family.

What is your favorite part of living here? The small town feel.

What do you like to do in your free time? I like to spend time with family.

What is your ideal vacation? Bar Harbor, Maine

Is there something Mt. Pleasant doesn?t have that you?d like to see? I would love more restaurants.

What do you think is Mt. Pleasant/Henry County?s trademark? Probably Old Threshers

What?s one dish or drink that reminds you of Mt. Pleasant? Beef and noodles

Tell us something interesting about you! I met my husband in Texas, but we both grew up in Iowa.