Certificates of Appreciation

15 August 2020

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President Judith Colby presenting the first certificate to Joyce Lewis

Lions of Newbury are delighted to be able to present individuals and organisations within West Berkshire certificates to recognise their service to the community during the Pandemic.

Over the next few days we shall be out and about saying thank you to these people for their support in our community since Lockdown

Our first certificate was presented by President Judith Colby yesterday to Joyce Lewis for her befriending phonecalls she has made since the beginning of Lockdown, ensuring many elderly citizens did not feel alone and acting on any needs requested. Thank you Joyce!

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