Duncans Award

Wednesday 23rd Oct 2013

Duncans Award

Duncan's Award



Royal Patron’s Award 2013, The Abbeyfield Society

What an Honour---Congratulations Duncan.

Duncan Hamlett, a member of the Rotary Club of Lunesdale, was only one of seven people chosen from 10,500 from the UK and abroad to receive this prestigious award. It is endorsed by HRH The Prince of Wales, Royal Patron of the Abbeyfield Society.

Duncan has been associated with the charity in Kirkby Lonsdale for 20 years.He has been a Trustee for 10 years with responsibility for maintenance. He has used his professional skills from the building industry to improve and modernise buildings. By introducing innovative projects to increase the number of flats for residents and up-grading live-in accommodation he has increased revenue for the charity. His huge input has enhanced the lives of both residents and staff. He has generously shared his expertise in novel maintenance systems to the benefit of other Abbeyfield Societies.

The award was presented by the President of Abbeyfield, Baroness Brenda Dean at a special ceremony on 23rd October at the Abbeyfield National Conference at the Hilton Birmingham Hotel.

The certificate citation reads

In grateful recognition of your outstanding and valued commitment to the care of older people in particular for your enormous contribution to the Abbeyfield Kirkby Lonsdale Society”

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