Hertfordshire British Empire Medals presentation 2023

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On 11th October the Lord-Lieutenant was delighted to present British Empire Medals to Hertfordshire recipients. The ceremony was held at County Hall in Hertford and attended by a number of dignitaries, recipients and their families. The dignitaries included the High Sheriff of Hertfordshire Liz Green and Chair of Hertfordshire County Council Terry Douris.

Congratulations t all the recipients!!

The recipients’ details in order:

Mr Colin Noel Garrett BEM – For services to Violin Making (Dacorum)

Ms Patricia Mary Harrison BEM – For services to the community in Chipperfield, Hertfordshire, particularly during Covid-19 (Dacorum)

Dr Aruna Mene BEM – Artist. For services to Fabric Art, to Charity and to Sustainability (Welwyn Hatfield)

Mr Bryan Frederick Smith BEM – Coach. For services to Athletics (Watford)

Mr Salomon Jacques Weisser BEM – For services to the Jewish Community and to Holocaust Remembrance (Hertsmere)

Ms Anne Wingate BEM – For services to Beekeeping (St Albans)

Mr Michael Crossan Hon BEM – (Irish National) For services to the Community in Hertfordshire particularly during COVID-19 (Three Rivers)