Campaigner June Thomas receives British Empire Medal for charity work

June Thomas has been officially presented with a British Empire Medal for her fundraising work for Cardiac Risk in the Young & Jack’s Appeal. After her son, Jack’s death in 2012, June has raised more than £69,000 for CRY to help fund screenings, reasearch and to raise awareness.

Mayor of Caerphilly County Borough Council Cllr. John Bevan said, “I am absolutely thrilled that June has been recognised for her fundraising. She is a truly inspiring woman who has achieved so much after such a tragedy. CRY is one of the charities I have chosen to support during my year in office as Mayor which makes the ceremony all the more special.”

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