The Queen’s award for Voluntary Service has been awarded to the Arundel Museum.
This award is made to volunteers who have made an outstanding contribution to the development and propagation of a charity or organisation. It is the highest award presented to volunteers by the Queen and the equivalent of receiving an MBE. The museum received the award on October 18.
After the citation read by John Godfrey, Deputy Lord Lieutenant of Sussex, The Lord Lieutenant, Susan Pyper, presented the award to Pauline Carder, Chairman of the Trustees of Arundel Museum who accepted on behalf of all the volunteers who have contributed to the success and running of the Museum.
Amongst the dignitaries attending the event were Lilian Holdsworth Deputy Lord Lieutenant, Pat Arculus, Chairman of the WWCC, Stephen Haymes, Chairman of the Arun District Council, James Stewart, Mayor of Arundel and Jim Lynch, Chancellor of the Chichester University and many of the volunteers who have worked so hard to establish and run Arundel Museum.
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