Christine S.

Help me find peace and serenity to make life worthwhile
Congratulations to Christine, the Executive Director of the North East Community Center (NECC) in Millerton, New York, for being honored as our newest Viva Babe! Christine enjoys working with an incredible team; together, they are making an astounding community impact. Christine's leadership at NECC has been extraordinary, as she tirelessly works to advance the well-being of all people in rural northeast Dutchess County. Despite the challenges of the pandemic, she led her organization without missing a beat, tripling its size over the past four years.
Christine's dedication to her community knows no bounds. From ensuring senior citizens make it to their doctor's appointments to providing childcare for families in need, she is a true powerhouse of compassion and resilience. She tackles issues like food insecurity, teen isolation, and after-school assistance with unwavering determination, always putting the needs of her clients, staff, and community first.
Behind Christine's strength lies a heart of gold as she navigates her own grief journey while selflessly serving others. Her kindness and goodness touch the lives of everyone around her, even when she may not realize it herself. She epitomizes real strength, embodying the values of empathy, resilience, and selflessness.
Christine's dedication has not gone unnoticed, as she was nominated for the Viva Babe award by her close friend, Kim. During their recent girlfriends' vacation in Cabo, Christine was surprised when they presented her with the Viva Babe award and Consuela bags before lunch. It was such a joyful and memorable moment. It's a testament to Christine's impact and the love and appreciation she inspires in those around her.
Join us in celebrating Christine's incredible achievements and unwavering commitment to making a difference in her community. Here's to Christine, our newest Viva Babe and a shining example of strength, kindness, and leadership!
Christine's mantra is "Help me find peace and serenity to make life worthwhile."