Community stalwart presented with OAM

HONOURED for his long-time charity work and community service, Ralph Heness has been presented with his OAM from NSW Governor Margaret Beazley

The award was announced in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours in recognition for his work as an active volunteer with the Auburn Lidcombe Lions Club member and a life member of the Regents Park Cricket Club. Mr Heness said the presentation event on Friday, September 6, was carried out with “military precision”.
“It was full on,” he said.
“It was a very humbling experience for me.”