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Margaret D C Cunningham OAM

Margaret D C Cunningham OAM

Margaret Cunningham was posthumously honoured on Australia Day with the Medal of the Order of Australia for service to women, girls and the community. Margaret was the wife of former club president, James Cunningham.

Margaret was passionately involved with the Days For Girls program forming a very successful group known as Days For Girls Melbourne Victoria Chapter. Days For Girls specialises in producing reusable sanitary kits for girls and women mainly in developing countries. The Chapter met at least twice a month at the Cunningham home where about 15 women met to sew and produce the kits. They produced a minimum of 1,000 kits per year.

Margaret was actively involved with the Donvale Bowls Club as Assistant Secretary and with membership marketing. Margaret was a great supporter of and contributor to the Rotary Club of Templestowe.