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David Catlin

David Catlin - Good Citizen Award 2015David Catlin was a resident of the Northwest Regional Centre when it was located at Lakehead Psychiatric Hospital (LPH) and started his volunteer experience with Farms and Garden Services in 1995. In the winter months, he shovels snow and maintains safe entrances to Lakehead Psychiatric Hospital. In the summer, he assists with gardening tasks as well as moving grass on the hospital grounds. David is hard working, dependable and always willing to lend a helping hand. He is friendly and outgoing, and initiates conversation with staff, clients and volunteers, making them feel welcome.  David moved into the community in 2002 but continues to come to the LPH every day for the past 21 years for a total of 31,200 volunteer hours. David’s commitment and compassion have made a great contribution to Lakehead Psychiatric Hospital.