Medal nom­i­na­tions clos­ing

Seymour Telegraph - - NEWS -

Nom­i­na­tions for the 2017 Shrine of Re­mem­brance Medal close on Fri­day.

The pres­ti­gious award is an op­por­tu­nity to recog­nise in­di­vid­u­als and groups who have made a sig­nif­i­cant con­tri­bu­tion to­wards hon­our­ing the ser­vice and sac­ri­fice of Vic­to­ri­ans in war and peace­keep­ing.

‘‘There are many peo­ple from com­mu­ni­ties across the Euroa elec­torate who ded­i­cate their time to en­sur­ing the sac­ri­fice of past and present ser­vice­men and women are never for­got­ten,’’ Mem­ber for Euroa Steph Ryan said.

‘‘Most do their work with­out recog­ni­tion and this is the per­fect op­por­tu­nity to pro­vide them with the thanks they de­serve.’’

Re­cip­i­ents will be pre­sented at a special in­vi­ta­tion-only event fol­low­ing the Re­mem­brance Day ser­vice at the shrine on Novem­ber 11.

Nom­i­na­tions must be re­ceived by 5 pm on Fri­day. Nom­i­na­tion forms are avail­able at Ms Ryan’s of­fice (25 Bridge St, Be­nalla) or by email­ing steph.ryan@par­lia­ment.vic.gov.au

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