Three Minutes with Ginny Holthus

Ginny Holthus is a school board member and longtime Hermiston resident.

Ginny Holthus

Hermiston School Board member

When and why did you move to Hermiston?

In 1981. My husband Jay was hired by Lamb Weston.

What is your favorite place to eat in Hermiston?

La Palma, almost always take-out.

What do you like to do in your spare time?

Family visits, travel, gardening.

What surprises you about Hermiston?

How almost everyone is from somewhere else, and yet we have a phenomenal sense of community.

What was the last book you read?

One of the books in the “Outlander” series, have many more to read.

What app or website do you use most often?

Tiny Beans. It’s a family app for keeping up with my grandson Will’s antics, probably the highlight of my day, everyday.

If you could travel anywhere, where would you go?

I love to travel, and I grew up traveling ... top of my list, though, is exploring more of the U.S.A.

What is the funniest thing that’s happened to you?

Funny usually means embarrassing... so no, no stories... but I am pretty sure my sister was involved.

What is one of your goals for the next 12 months?

My husband is retiring in October, so one goal is to start playing golf. We’ll see how that goes.

What is your proudest accomplishment?

Easily, it’s my family. And making my mom and dad proud.

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