Joyce Austin and her family. She is grateful of the support her family has given her during her 36 years at the museum.

Joyce Austin and her family. She is grateful of the support her family has given her during her 36 years at the museum.

Joyce Austin retires

She is grateful of the support her family has given her during her 36 years.

  • Oct. 6, 2014 8:00 p.m.

Joyce Austin’s retirement party was held at the Miners’ Hall on Saturday September 27. After 36 years working at the Rossland Historical Museum Joyce says that she did not realize it would be her life work as she got hired. She is grateful of the support her family has given her during her 36 years.

Joyce Austin gave a speech at her retirment party that got meet by standing applause. She told the story of how she got hired as she was pregnant and was hiding her baby bump ”I really needed the job!” After 36 years working at the Rossland Historical Museum Joyce says that she did not realize it would be her life work as she got hired.