kung fu group leader is named volunteer of the year
dedicated volunteer from Burnham-On-Sea has this week been rewarded
for his work in teaching local children by being named 'Sedgemoor
Volunteer of The Year'.
Barber, who runs the local Fei Lung Kwan kung fu group, was shocked
to find he had won the top award when he was invited along to
the awards ceremony.
was a wonderful surprise - I thought I had been invited along
to the ceremony to support the event rather than receive an award
myself," he told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
has been working as a volunteer with youngsters for over a decade
and added that he was "deeply honoured" to be presented
with the award by Sedgemoor District Council Chairman Jane Moreton.
is pictured above (in the white shirt) at the awards ceremony
where he was named Sedgemoor's volunteer of the year