Richmond River Express Column: May 2017

Volunteers who give their time freely play an important role in our community It was great to announce grants to help volunteers at Casino and District Family History Group ($4530), Coraki Community Radio ($4500), Richmond Valley Council ($2525), Evans Head-Casino Surf Lifesaving Club ($1987), the Pacific Coast Railway Society ($5000), Mid-Richmond Neighbourhood Centre ($5000), Casino…

I attended the Richmond Valley Australia Day celebrations at Woodburn. It was a great day. It was wonderful to see all the award nominees and recipients from our Australia Day Awards. Congratulations to Richmond Valley Council awardees: Brian O’Farrell (Citizen of the Year), Aideen Yourell (Young Citizen of the Year), Bill Bartier (Volunteer of the Year),…