volunteer thanked for 12 years of work overseeing Apex Park
Burnham-On-Sea volunteer who has retired as Chairman of the town's
Friends of Apex Park group following more than a decade in the
role has been formally thanked this week.
celebratory buffet was held on Tuesday (11th June) to thank Joyce
Beard, who has been Chairman of the Friends of Apex Park Improvements
Group for 12 years.
was joined at The Princess Theatre by past and present members
of the group plus Sedgemoor Chairman Cllr Peter Downing, council
officers and Denise Timmins from the Volunteer Centre for Mendip
12 committed years, Joyce stepped down as Chairman of the Friends
of Apex Park Improvements Group at the recent AGM. Derek Chivers
was voted Vice-Chairman until the Chairman's role is filled.
was presented with a certificate of appreciation for her outstanding
contribution to volunteering.
Parks and Open Spaces Project Officer, Marina Turner, told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"I would like to thank everyone for attending the event which
showed how much Joyce is appreciated."
efforts and hard work over the years hasnt gone unnoticed
and she deserves to be congratulated for not only the Friends
group evolving but for keeping the group sustainable ever since."
is this which has helped the park to become successful in gaining
grant funding in the past, allowing events to be organised for
the community which has all contributed towards achieving the
Green Flag Award over several years."
members are welcome at the group. To become a Friend of Apex Park
Improvements Group, email Marina.Turner@Sedgemoor.gov.uk or call
01278 435 512.