Burntwood woman receives the British Empire Medal

A Burntwood woman has been awarded the British Empire Medal.

Veronica Box receives her British Empire Medal from the Lord-Lieutenant, Ian Dudson CBE CStJ

Veronica Box receives her British Empire Medal from the Lord-Lieutenant, Ian Dudson CBE CStJ

Veronica Box received the accolade for her services to the local community.

She said: “I wish to share this honour with Burntwood WI who has supported me during 50 years of fundraising.

“The warmth and size of congratulations received from so many friends has been unforgettable.”

The British Empire Medal was presented by the Lord-Lieutenant, Mr Ian Dudson CBE CStJ on behalf of Her Majesty the Queen.

“I remain totally convinced of the value of the British Empire Medals to help recognise contributions made to local communities,” he said. “We are delighted that individuals have been recognised and we congratulate and thank them for their work.”

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