Award for Michelle Freeman
Michelle Freeman of ‘The Crafty Foxes’ is the latest recipient of the Bury in Bloom and Bury Society Certificate of Recognition for Outstanding Achievement within the community award.
David Irvine Coordinator of Bury in Bloom who administer the award said ‘Michelle who works closely with Bury in Bloom is a constant source of inspiration and energy. Her enthusiasm and encouragement have inspired large numbers of the community to get involved in events during 2020 when our own sorrows were occupying us. We are lucky to have her as a working partner and she is well deserving of the award’.
The Crafty Foxes were the inspiration behind the success of ‘Crowning Glory’ that won the 2020 Anglia in Bloom award for ‘Best Use of Recycled materials’ using 500 single-use bottles decorated by members of the community as well as the recent ‘Stars of 2020’ that saw her creating ceramic stars for the towns Christmas Trees capturing the memories of school children during lockdown.
David said, ‘The award is presented to Michelle in recognition of the inspiration, enthusiasm and encouragement of everyone in our community, young and old’.
Main Picture: Bury in Bloom Chairman Robin Burnett presents Michelle Freeman with the award at the ‘Smile Flower Bed in Bury St Edmunds.
Other pictures: Left to Right David Irvine Coordinator Bury in Bloom, Robin Burnett Chairman Bury in Bloom, Michelle Freeman ‘The Crafty Foxes’