September 2001

Margaret Smith, CSJ, named outstanding older worker

Margaret Smith, CSJ, has been named Minnesota’s Outstanding Older Worker for 2001. Sister Margaret, who was present when the doors of St. Joseph’s Area Health Services opened in Park Rapids, Minn., in 1946, has worked in a variety of hospital departments during the past 55 years, including radiology, laboratory, surgery and labor and delivery. She has also served as hospital administrator and as a member of the board of directors.