Town of Babylon Town Clerk Carol Quirk was recently honored by Bethel A.M.E. Church in Copiague for her service to the community at the church’s annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration. Town Clerk Quirk was presented with the award by Reverend Keith Hayward, the church’s pastor, who spoke of her many years of dedicated service to the Town’s residents. Carol Quirk has been an active member of the Deer Park community for over forty years and began her career in public service when she was elected to the Town Council in 2001, where she led numerous initiatives as the chairperson for Parks & Recreation and Technology and Veterans Affairs liaison. She was unanimously appointed Town Clerk in 2008.
On hand to congratulate Town Clerk Quirk for receiving this prestigious honor were her colleagues on the Town Board: Councilmembers Jackie Gordon, Tom Donnelly and Lindsay Henry, as well as Receiver of Taxes Corinne DiSomma, Presiding Officer of the Suffolk County Legislature DuWayne Gregory, and New York State Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre.
Town Clerk Carol Quirk is pictured above being presented with the Bethel A.M.E. Church’s Community Service Award by Reverend Keith Hayward.
Pictured in the front row from left to right below are Assemblywoman Jean-Pierre; fellow honoree Joe Turner; Town Clerk Carol Quirk; Retired Brigadier General George A. Jones; and Councilman Donnelly. Pictured behind them are Reverend Dr. Vernon Shelton of the Holy Trinity Baptist Church; Madeline Quintyne, Town of Babylon Human Services Commissioner; Pastor Bob Leibold of the Simpson United Methodist Church; Councilwoman Gordon; Receiver of Taxes Corinne DiSomma; Councilman Henry; Reverend Dr. Louise Stowe-Johns of the First United Methodist Church; Reverend Hayward; and Presiding Officer Gregory.