Bank gives back
MORE than $37,000 has been poured back into the community thanks to the Elmore/Lockington/Rochester Community Bank.
The grants are part of round three of its Community Sponsorship Program, which is open to all organisations and groups in the Elmore, Lockington and Rochester districts.
Lockmore Financial Services chair Brad Drust thanked the successful groups for the work they do in our communities.
“These hardworking groups and organisations make up the fabric of our communities, and we are proud to provide some support to make their priority programs, projects and events happen,’’ he said.
‘‘This is made possible thanks to the customers of the Elmore/ Lockington/ Rochester Community Bank.’’
Recipients of round three of the Community Sponsorship Program are:
Elmore Harness Club – Boxing Day meeting $584
Elmore Memorial Hall – upgrade of disabled toilets $5,000 ■ Elmore Bowls Club – tournament $400 ■ Lockington Golf Club – shed extension $1,980 ■ Lockington Golf Club – tournament $400 ■ Lockington and District Business Centre – defibrillator $1,325 ■ Lockington Pony Club – round yard $3,200 ■ Rochester Basketball Association – electronic scoreboard $3,500
Rotary Club of Rochester – data projector $480
Rochester Historical Society – improved display lighting $579.50
Rochester and District Angling Club – TV/ DVD player $744
Rochester and District Pony Club – improved facilities $1,000
Rochester Cubs – new tents and repair other tents $1,500
Rochester Mural Festival – 2018 event $2,000
Toolleen Recreation Reserve – scoreboard and timekeepers box $4,000
Bamawm Lockington United Cricket Club – lawnmower $5,000 ■ Calivil Bowling Club – tournament $400 ■ East Loddon P-12 Exchange Program $500 ■ Tennyson CFA - engel fridge $2,625 ■ Community Bank Rochester Netball Invitational $2,000.
Lisa Waters, Alan Darbyshire (director) and Kristy Roulston representing the Rochester Basketball Association.
Rochester Cub representatives with Tim Rasmussen (director).
Rochester Pony Club representatives with Bec Crawford (director).
A representative of the Rochester and District Fishing and Angling Club with Alan Darbyshire.
Lockington grant recipients.