'She Has Worked 6 Days A Week': Lake Elsinore Hero

Nick Garber

LAKE ELSINORE, CA — When times are tough, heroes emerge. We all know someone who's making a difference right now as we live through unprecedented times. Here at Patch, we've launched an initiative to help recognize these everyday heroes.

This submission comes from Renae Downey of Menifee, who nominated her daughter, Heather Ames of Lake Elsinore:

Is the nominee considered an “essential worker”?:
Yes

What does the nominee do for work?:
Lead Dental Assistant

Why do you believe the nominee should be recognized or honored?
The staff at her dental office was laid off except her and the dentist. She has worked 6 days a week since this COVID-19 started.

What’s one thing you want everyone to know about your hero?:
She has the heart of gold and she is a proud mom and wife.

Thank you for all you do, Heather!

>> Do YOU have a local hero you would like us to know about? Share their story here.

This article originally appeared on the Lake Elsinore-Wildomar Patch