Ex­tra­or­di­nary ser­vice trib­ute

South Waikato News - - NEWS -

The chair­man of the St John Pu­taruru Area Com­mit­tee has been made an Of­fi­cer of the Or­der of St John. An­drew Beg­bie re­ceived the hon­our from Gover­nor Gen­eral Sir Anand Satyanand at a cer­e­mony in Tau­ranga.

Mr Beg­bie pro­vides lead­er­ship to the area com­mit­tee and en­sures all St John ac­tiv­i­ties are well sup­ported.

He has given thou­sands of hours to am­bu­lance duty and was in­stru­men­tal in get­ting the youth di­vi­sion re-es­tab­lished in Pu­taruru, sig­nif­i­cant for the fu­ture of St John.

This year is St John’s 125th in New Zealand and the or­gan­i­sa­tion has been cel­e­brat­ing mem­bers’ achieve­ments.

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