Read this very nice letter from the The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service Team commending our service. We didn’t win but we feel like winners. Thank you to everyone, we are incredibly proud to have been nominated.
“Dear Tom Ellis, Dewsbury and District League of Friendship
I am writing to inform you that Dewsbury and District League of Friendship was nominated for The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service 2016. This award was created by The Queen in 2002 to mark the occasion of her Golden Jubilee, recognising excellence in voluntary activities carried out by groups in the community.
The nomination of Dewsbury and District League of Friendship for The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service 2016 represents a tremendous achievement for your organisation. Everyone involved, and particularly your volunteers, should feel immensely proud of the recognition that a nomination for this Award represents.
The work your group does for the community was very much admired by the Independent Assessment Committee.
On behalf of The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service Team, please convey to your volunteers and other staff, our warm appreciation of the excellent work they do and of the enormous benefit it represents to the local community.
The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service Team are pleased to recognise the value of your work and the significance of your nomination for this Award.
For and on behalf of The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service Team”