A surprise award from the Royal British Legion was presented on Saturday to a dedicated fundraiser from Helmdon.
Noreen White has been raising money for the British Legion for 45 years.
In recognition of her hard work and dedication around 70 people turned up at Helmdon Reading Room to see Mrs White presented with awards.
She was awarded a prestigious full merit poppy badge in recognition of her work.
General Jack Reynolds, Vice President of the Royal British Legion presented her with her certificate
Probably a Brackley or Banbury paper