MERCEDES-BENZ TOWNSVILLE WINS RURAL DEALER OF THE YEAR
It was a trifecta win for Mercedes-Benz Townsville at the Dealer of the Year awards held in Sydney recently. The dealership took out awards for 2016 Mercedes-Benz Rural Dealer of the Year, Rural Sales Manager of the Year (Peter McCann) and Rural Marketing Star (Georgina Pendle). Dealer Principal Glen Sharp says the dealership award would not have been possible without the dedicated effort of the staff in all areas of the business and the fantastic support of customers.
“The awards are such an honour for the staff and recognition of their efforts,” said Glen.
CHARITY RAISES $80K FOR DISADVANTAGED STUDENTS
Hand Heart Pocket, the charity of Freemasons Queensland, announced at Hermit Park State School a donation of $80,000 to the Joyful Foundation. The donation will allow the Joyful Foundation to support North Queensland’s disadvantaged primary school students to reach their full potential by providing them with basic essentials like stationery packs, uniforms and the cost of extracurricular activities and excursions for those who might normally go without.
TOWNSVILLE TO HOST JUNIOR STATE TOUCH FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS
Townsville has been announced as the host venue for the 2017 Junior State Touch Football Championships. The annual three-day carnival brings together more than 500 junior players from across the state. It’s estimated event attendees will inject $500,000 into the Townsville North Queensland economy.
MIKE CARNEY TOYOTA SECURES NAMING RIGHTS FOR TOWNSVILLE MOUNTAIN BIKE FESTIVAL
Mike Carney Toyota has come on board as the the naming rights sponsor for the inaugural Townsville Mountain Bike Festival, which runs 29 April till 5 May and incorporates the 2017 Australian MTB Cross Country Marathon Championships. Chris Carney says Mike Carney Toyota is proud to partner with Mountain Bike Australia Limited (MTBA) to bring this exciting new event to Townsville.
“This event will give us the opportunity to show the wider community the fun and benefits of mountain biking as a recreational and healthy lifestyle activity and also gives Townsville the chance to show the nation that it’s a must-visit destination,” he says.