Flavio Herrera

Flavio Herrera is a permanent fixture at the Poke & Peek Thrift Shop where he spends most of his time in a small back room washing dishes and making small repairs. The "pink ladies" and their gentlemen counterparts, like Flavio, are members of the Humboldt Hospital Auxiliary, which has donated over $2 million to the hospital since its inception in 1968. Flavio's daughter, Bertha Higbee, is a nurse at Humboldt General Hospital and was named the 2012 "Employee of the Year."