Top Maccabi award for Procel

November 19, 2010 Agencies
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Harry Procel has been awarded Life Membership of Maccabi Australia.

Harry Procel, President Maccabi Australia

Procel is currently in his fifth year as President of Maccabi Australia having joined Maccabi AJAX in Victoria in 1967. He competed as an athlete for 25 years, attending 15 Senior Carnivals over that time and served as a Board Member of Maccabi Victoria for 18 years Procel was awarded Life Membership of Maccabi Victoria in 1992.

Procel has represented Australia at six Maccabiot, including twice as Head of Delegation and served as Head of Delegation to the Pan American Maccabi Games and two JCC Maccabi Games in the USA. He was also Chef de Mission at the European Maccabi Games.

Recently retired following a 20-year career as Managing Director of a jewellery wholesaling company, Procel commented: “I am delighted and honoured to receive this wonderful award. It is quite humbling to be acknowledged by one’s peers.”

Procel becomes the sixth Maccabi Australia Life Member. The other members honored with this position: 1983 – Joe Rosen (WA)*, Lou Rose MBE (NSW)*, 1994 – Bernie Gold OAM (Vic), Louis Platus OAM (NSW), 1999 – Tom Goldman OAM (NSW). *Denotes deceased

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