Dedicated service recognised with medal
WORKING for your community without any pay is not always easy, but to do it for 20 years with due diligence and commitment without pay is outstanding.
A long service medal for 20 years’ service to the local ambulance service in Eidsvold was presented posthumously to Audrey Larsen who sadly passed away in January of 2013.
At the recent local ambulance committee annual general meeting, ScottWicks, officer in charge of the Eidsvold station, was honoured to present the long service medal to Mrs Larsen’s daughter, Lori Murray, who was also recognised with a long service medal for 10 years’ dedicated service.
“These medals are in recognition of the time our valued local ambulance committee members put into the community to help benefit our local ambulance service,” MrWicks said.
Mrs Larsen made the local Ambulance Service and Benefit Committee an integral part of her life and
Lori Murray Mum’s love for family and the Eidsvold community always came first.
is sadly missed.
Mrs Murray’s memories of her mum were that she always played an active role in the Ambulance Committee.
“Mum always felt it was time well spent and it was for a great cause,” she said.
“Mum’s love for family and the Eidsvold community always came first.”
Mrs Larsen was a member of several committees in Eidsvold and was always first to put up her hand to help the school, historical society and the Eidsvold Eagles Rugby League.
“Please accept our heartfelt thanks for the honour of the recognition that mum has received from the local Ambulance Committee and Queensland Ambulance Service,” Mrs Murray said.
Mrs Larsen was also the patron of the Eidsvold Swimming Club.
RIGHT, TREASURED AWARD: Lori Murray and Scott Wicks at the Ambulance Committee AGM. They are standing with the ambulance that will be named Audrey Larsen.