The Toowoomba Turf Club Chief Executive Officer Blair Odgers said it was important to give back to the racing industry and in particular, country clubs. “We have been fortunate enough to be able update of all our club’s furniture items – tables, chairs, and stools. What we had is still in good nick so, in the interest of giving back, the furniture was offered to local country clubs,” said Blair.
Warwick Turf Club President Phil Grant was excited that club volunteers made several trips to Toowoomba last week to collect the furniture. “The Warwick Turf Club appreciates the thoughtfulness in Toowoomba Turf Club kindly donating the furniture to us. We made several trips over to pick up dry bars, tables, stools and chairs. As we now have our trackside pavilion, this furniture will come in handy on our big race days,” Phil said.
Lockyer Valley Race Club President Terry Kirkwood echoed the appreciation and said his club has been on a slow rebuilding journey. “This very generous donation has come at a great time. The club will use the furniture to enhance the Members’ room and the rest will be located in the new marquee area that can seat 140,” Terry said.
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