July 4, 2008
MP presents charity worker with community award
Burnham-On-Sea charity worker's tireless efforts have been recognised
this week with the presentation of a special community award by
the town's MP.
Thorogood has been a leading light for many years within Burnham's
Gateway Club, BAY Centre, Diabetic Group and Stroke Club.
on Thursday (July 3rd), MP David Heathcoat-Amory presented her
with a 'Contribution To The Community Award' watched by the club's
members at Burnham's BAY Centre, as pictured here.
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "It was all a complete surprise
so I was thrilled to bits. It was a honour to receive the award
from David and wonderful to be presented with it in the BAY Centre."
has been leader of the Gateway Club for eight years and treasurer
of the Stroke and Diabetic groups for five years. She previously
ran the town's playgroup for 20 years.
certificate states: "In recognition of your outstanding achievements
and tireless efforts within your local community. We congratulate
you for all that you have accomplished."
certificate is pictured here up close
David Heathcoat-Amory congratulated Barbara for all her work