Three station volunteers from Dungeness RNLI lifeboat receive awards from Chairman of the RNLI
The Chairman of our Fundraising Committee, Nigel Packer and his wife Wendy, Treasurer of the Fundraising Committee received silver badges and also our Second Coxswain/Mechanic Roger Gillett received a bronze badge at the RNLI Award Ceremony In the Hurlington Club, London on Monday 7 July, 2014. The presentation was made by the new Chairman of the RNLI, Charles Hunter-Pease OBE. Nigel and Wendy Packer received bronze badges for their dedicated fundraising in 2009.
Photograph from left to right:-
Roger Gillett, Nigel Packer, Wendy Packer and Charles Hunter-Pease OBE
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