Lorna Empson, Relay for Life

Nominated by: Annemarie Kerr, Wayne Empson & Cllr Lynda Bowyer

Annemarie says:

Lorna ia an exceptional relay for life volunteer who has gone above and beyond to support people affected by cancer.She has raised loads of money hosting events and even jumping of buildings.She is a credit to the great team of volunteers that are Relay for Life.Well Done.xx

Wayne says:

Lorna goes above and beyond with volunteering for charity (cancer research) but she also volunteers for her local community in eggbuckland by raising funds from organising events such as Craft Fairs, Eggbuckland Community Festival, Day Trips for the community either for Christmas shopping and summer trips for people who cannot drive thier family anywhere, Lorna arranges everything on her own without any help organising events until the day, she is up all hours thinking of what to do next.

Lynda says:

Lorna has played a significant part in organising the annual community Eggbuckland Ward “Fun Day” event. This event is visited by about 1000 people and is the highlight of our community calendar. Lorna also organised a community “fun and games” day for children and young people in our area during the school summer holidays. This was very much appreciated by all who attended.

The 3 Ward councillors value Lorna’s contribution and are very happy to nominate her for this award.

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