2013-06-June 068Andrew McCartney of Oldmeldrum has been awarded an honour in yesterdays Queens Birthday list announced by Buckingham Palace.  Andrew was a awarded a BEM (British Empire Medal) for his service to the Community.

Mr McCartney, a has been a leading light in many local organisations.  A founder and president of Oldmeldrum Rotary, A previous long time Chairman of the Community Council and latterly the driving force behind MAIG – Meldrum Amenities Improvement Group.

There are many things around Oldmeldrum that has not had the hand of Andrew in helping it come about, such as the Christmas lights, huge number flower baskets and displays to so may projects that gained Rotary support or help from the Community Council. (both of which he remains a stalwart member).

Characteristically he was in his yellow reflective vest along with other MAIG volunteers at the Oldmeldrum Sports raising money and seeking more volunteers to their bit to make Oldmeldrum a great place to live and work.  Andrew spent a lot of the time taking congratulations from passers by.

Andrew, Oldmeldrum is proud of you.