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Ken Downie Recipient of Lord Mayor's Commendation

Downies is proud to congratulate Ken Downie for receiving the Lord Mayor’s Commendation this year! Southbank Local News has written a lovely article on the event. An excerpt and link to the full article are below.

From the article:
Ken & Kath Downie. Image courtesy Southbank Local News. Ken & Kath Downie. Image courtesy Southbank Local News.

Ken Downie from Southbank’s very own Downies Coins is a recipient of this year’s Lord Mayor’s Commendations. Established in 2005, the commendations aim to celebrate small business proprietors within the City of Melbourne. Mr Downie has been recognised for “40 years leading one of our city’s long-standing retail traditions” in the same year that Downies celebrates its 85-year anniversary.

“Our retail store has a very significant place in our heritage and in my heart and to receive such an acknowledgement is a tribute to the family name and the continuous good work of our staff,” he said.

Click here to read the full article on the Southbank Local News website.