|Description||Oral History - Joan M Beck|
Biography Sheet, Permisions, Summary Sheet, Transcriptions.
Joan M Beck (JMB) reminisces about her time with WRVS in Holmfirth, West Yorkshire. She talks about how she first started with Meals-on-Wheels (MOW) in 1972 and then became the Local Meals-On-Wheels organiser in 1984. JMB also mentions the other work she became involved with during her time with WRVS including Wakefield Prison Canteen, Emergency Services (ES) and Holmfirth Toy Library. JMB also comments on receiving her MBE in 1999 for her WRVS work. She concludes with her thoughts on Royal Voluntary Service (RVS) today, what its future might be and her most treasured memory of her time with WRVS.