We have been bringing you a segment called "Positive People" for a few weeks now. Tonight's Positive People takes us to Amarillo's Jan Werner Adult Day Care. We meet a man who loves his job and gets to spend time with his dad.
Ray Paredas has worked there for 15 years. He supervises the day center, CNA's and helps with Transportation. Ray works everyday with elderly clients. He Loves what he does and tells us everyday is beautiful at the center. Rays father is a client , he comes everyday and enjoys being with the group and being where his son can spend time with him. Being able to spend time with his dad is important to Ray.
His father was incremental in the developing the Golden Gloves Boxers in Amarillo. Ray himself went professional for 6 years. They have always been close. He says his own children love to come up and spend time with the clients at Jan Werner.
Ray also moonlights in the summer as the Maverick mascot for the Amarillo Dillas. He has been doing that for a couple of years. He enjoys making people smile and seeing people happy. His father taught him self respect and giving back .