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Awarded for service to the Community
Entered on roll: 2005
Glenn Burt was born in Devonport and educated at Queenstown Primary and Junior Technical High School. She married in 1954 and has four sons.
For fifty years Glenn has given generously of her time and energy to contribute to community organisations in George Town.
From 1957 until 1999 Glenn was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the George Town Urban Fire Brigade. As the wife of the Deputy Chief Officer, Glenn provided essential support in the operation of the station. She continued that role after her husband’s promotion to Chief Fire Officer. For her contribution, Glenn was made a Life Member of the George Town Fire Brigade in 1995.
As the Coordinator of the George Town Meals on Wheels Service from 1985-2000, Glenn managed the delivery of meals throughout the municipality and provided training to new volunteers. In 1999 Glenn received an Award for Outstanding Voluntary Service from the Australian Red Cross.
Glenn has been an active member of the Methodist and Uniting Church community since 1952. She has served as the Communion Officer and Steward, as a member of the Mission Group and the Church Council, and as editor of the Church’s weekly newsletter.
Glenn has found time to be an active participant in the Garden Club, becoming a Life Member in 1998. She was also a Foundation Member of the George Town Probus Club. She continues to contribute to the work of the George Town Historical Society and the Launceston Genealogical Society.