Yesterday Member for Lismore Thomas George MP presented Mr Bernie Quinn of Murwillumbah with a Premierís Community Service Award.

Mr Quinn was surprised with the presentation during a luncheon at the Tweed River Jockey Club.

Mr Quinn has been a director of the Tweed River Jockey Club for 43 years and Chairman of the Board for 40 years. He has also held a board seat with the Northern Rivers Racing Association for 37 years, including time as Chairman and Vice Chairman.

Under Mr Quinnís leadership the Club has thrived and increased its number of race meetings, which in turn sees economic benefits for the Murwillumbah community.

Mr Quinn he has actively been involved with many community organisations, including the Murwillumbah Mustangs Rugby League Club, Lions Club, church groups and as a local business owner and leader.

Mr Quinn is a worthy recipient of this Award, which of course would not be possible without the support of Margaret and family.

Contact Details:

Office: 55 Carrington Street  LISMORE
Postal: PO Box 52  LISMORE  NSW  2480
Telephone: 1800 336 166 or 02 6621 3624
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Authorised by Thomas George MP. Funded using Parliamentary entitlements.