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June 14, 2017
It is our great pleasure to share the news that Mrs Beverley Dykes was recently awarded the Order of Australia medal for service to the community through a range of roles.
Beverly has been a long-time and energetic supporter of the Anglican Board of Mission and served in various capacities. She has been an Auxiliary Member since 1997, serving as National Auxiliary Board Member (2013-2016) and Executive Member (2015- present); President (2013-2015) and Secretary (1997-2003) of the Sydney Auxiliary, and is an Associate Member.
She has attended St Paul’s Anglican Church in Carlingford for over 35 years. She has been a member of the Mothers’ Union (MU) since 1962, was a leader of a MU Group for several years and Secretary from 1995-1998.
Beverley has been a volunteer at the Family Law Courts in Parramatta since 1984 and served as a Coordinator of the Court Support Group from 1994-2010.
She has been a member of the Blacktown View Club since 2001 and President in 2016. She was also a member of the Residents’ Advisory Committee at Constitution Hills Retirement Village from 2012-2016.
A warm congratulations to Beverley from all at ABM for this well-deserved recognition of her tireless contribution to church and community.
|The Rev John Deane acknowledging Beverley Dykes for her term as Associates’
Representative on the ABM Board. ©Vivienne For/ABM 2016