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British Empire Medal presentation

Published: Thursday, 18th May 2017 BEM presentaion

Mrs Miriam Harvey is presented with her British Empire Medal by the Lord-Lieutenant, Lt Col Patrick Holcroft LVO OBE

Mrs Harvey receives her award for services to heritage and tourism in Worcester.  

Miriam Harvey retired form the NNS in 1996 after 42 years as a Theatre Sister in charge of emergency operations at Worcester Hospital.  On retirement she qualified as a Green Badge Tour Guide for the City and went on to set up 'Worcester Walks'.  She has been a key figure in this group and has recruited and trained many new guides.  She is also a volunteer at Royal Worcester Porcelain Museum and served on the Executive Committee of the Worcester Tourism Association, serving as Chairman for 3 years.  

Her interest in arts led her to start an Artist market each summer to help local artists to sell their work, which she continued to run for 10 years.  

 

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