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Tony celebrates 50 years with Community

27th July 2019

“We are honoured to have such a long standing member…”

David Preedy, Branch Secretary of Loakes Shoes, on behalf of Community and his branch members recently presented a 50 year long service award to Anthony Blount. 

Community members at Loakes nominated Anthony for the award after being told that he is now serving his 50th year as a Community member.

Regional Organiser for Community Paul McKenna said, “We’re honoured to have such a long standing member in the region, Tony has always been supportive of the union and is well liked within his branch.

Tony Blount (left) pictured with Dave Preedy (right)

“I would like to thank all of our members in Loakes Shoes for coming forward with the request to award Tony with his 50 year badge, we always look forward to awarding these as they are such important milestones for our members.”

Tony is one of our longest serving members and stands as an excellent example of trade union values in action.

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