The Lord-Lieutenant presented a British Empire Medal at a ceremony at ACCORD Hospice on 15 November 2019 to Mrs Jennifer Durward BEM for her services to palliative care in Renfrewshire. Jennie has given more than 31 years voluntary service to supporting the ACCORD Hospice in a variety, of roles, serving for the last 25 years as the volunteer coordinator, today with responsibility for more than 450 volunteers. In 2006 Jennie also received the League of Mercy Award for her outstanding contribution to volunteering and in 2017 she was awarded a Provost’s Distinction Certificate. Jennie is pictured in the grounds of ACCORD after the ceremony with the Lord-Lieutenant and Councillor Lorraine Cameron, Provost of Renfrewshire.