Funds for community
Seven organisations received almost $24,000 in funding from Drouin and District Community Bank at a presentation evening last week.
In the 2016/17 financial year $234,081 was allocated to various community organisations. This brings the total for the past three financial years to about $772,000.
Funding went to Drouin Combined Churches for its annual Carols by Candlelight, Drouin Indoor Carpet Bowls for a tournament, Warragul North Primary School for playground equipment and Drouin Bowling Club for sponsorship and a new security system.
Funding also was provided to Warragul Croquet Club for a tournament, Warragul and District Gymnastics Club for floor replacement and the Baw Baw Big Blokes Barbecue for sponsorship.