A TIRELESS charity worker has been honoured for her long and loyal service to the RNLI.
Margaret Rowland, who has been a member of the Wrexham branch for 23 years, has been honoured for her long and loyal service to the institution by the charity's trustees.
Margaret was thrilled to be presented with the silver award by Captain R A Woodall at the RNLI's regional conference at St Asaph.
RNLI Regional Fundraising Manager Richard Polden said: 'As a charity which relies entirely on voluntary contributions, we are indebted to volunteers such as Margaret who do so much to support our lifeboat crews and help the RNLI to continue saving lives at sea.'
The RNLI has more than 1,200 fundraising branches and guilds, supported by volunteers such as Margaret who work tirelessly to raise the £100m per year it costs to run the lifeboat service.
Margaret joined the Wrexham fundraising branch in 1982 and became treasurer in 1997.
During her time with the RNLI she has helped organise countless events such as supermarket collections, street collections and fish and chip suppers.
She also helps out at national events organised by the RNLI such as the White Water Rafting Challenge, which is held at Bala every June.
Margaret said: 'I'm delighted to have received this award and am looking forward to many more years of fundraising for this worthwhile cause.'