Fort Saskatchewan Community Hospital Foundation

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Volunteer Showcase: Judith Christie

April 5, 2019

There are so many incredible people that donate their time to our hospital on a regular basis. One of these such people is Judith Alberta Christie. She currently volunteers in the emergency room and is coming up on her fourth year with the hospital in September. Judith is 90 years old and still remains very active in her community, along with volunteering she also bowls, does yoga and square dances, essentially there’s something going on every day in Judith’s life. Keeping as active as Judith may seem hard, but she is no stranger to work. She grew up as an only child and formed her own livelihood working on the farm, milking cows, working with machines, and is a strong believer in hard work. In her younger years she dreamed about having a career that allowed her to make a difference in the lives of others such as working as a nurse or an EMT. However, due to her circumstances this was simply not possible. Impossible didn’t stop Judith, she was determined to have a job that let her help other, and when she was about 40 she got her first experience in health care at Alberta hospital. She worked in the kitchen and in housekeeping right up until she retired at 65. Retirement hasn’t slowed Judith down at all and her position in the…

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