Top award for Athy’s Order of Malta

Three members of the Athy Unit of the Order of Malta Ambulance Corps were in attendance at the organisation’s National Awards Day Ceremony in Dublin on Saturday 14th April.

Three members of the Athy Unit of the Order of Malta Ambulance Corps were in attendance at the organisation’s National Awards Day Ceremony in Dublin on Saturday 14th April.

Geraldine Renehan was presented with a 10 year service award by the National Director, Comdr Winnie Maye, in recognition of her years of service and dedication to the organisation.

Gary Kelly received the National Directors award. Gary is the first member of the Athy Unit to ever receive this accolade which is awarded to cadets who have completed 10 projects across an array of topics.

Lenore Callan, was presented with a citation for assiting in the successful resuscitation of a cardiac arrest victim and she was also presented with a Bronze Meritorious Service medal by the President of the Irish Association, for her contribution to the organisation’s annual pilgrimage to Lourdes.

The Unit Officer in Charge, George Robinson, who was in attendance at the event said: “These members should be very proud today – their colleagues in the Athy Unit certainly are.”