Fund­ing boost

Southern Gazette (South Perth) - - OPINION -

EVENTS in South Perth and Bel­mont have been given a boost af­ter they re­ceived funds through the State Gov­ern­ment’s Thank a Vol­un­teer Day grants pro­gram.

Thank a Vol­un­teer Day will be cel­e­brated on De­cem­ber 5 with more than $59,000 given to 62 com­mu­nity groups and or­gan­i­sa­tions.

The City of South Perth re­ceived $1000 for its Thank a Vol­un­teer Break­fast and Vol­un­teer of the Year Awards Cer­e­mony while The Vol­un­teer Cen­tre of West­ern Aus­tralia Inc. - Can­ning Vol­un­teer Gate­way also re­ceived $1000 for a pop-up stall in the Bel­mont Fo­rum Shop­ping Cen­tre.

Se­niors and Vol­un­teer­ing Min­is­ter Paul Miles said Thank a Vol­un­teer Day pro­vided West Aus­tralians with the op­por­tu­nity to hon­our the work of vol­un­teers.

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