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THE former chairman of the Hall for Cornwall Trust received his MBE insignia at a small gathering of friends and family.
Dennis Arbon was appointed MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours for his philanthropy within the arts and the community, having supported Hall for Cornwall, Cornwall Youth Brass Band and other local organisations over the years.
His medal was presented by the Lord-Lieutenant of Cornwall, Colonel Edward Bolitho.
As well as serving on the board for many years, Dennis has also been a benefactor to Hall for Cornwall.
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He gifted a portion of Gwithian Beach, which was auctioned to raise funds for the venue.
When asked about his generosity over the years, he has said: "There is nothing more satisfying than making a contribution to something that brings joy to so many people's lives now, and helps perpetuate a wonderful facility for future generations."