Bank spon­sors clubs and events

Warragul & Drouin Gazette - - NEWS -

Drouin Dis­trict Com­mu­nity Bank dis­trib­uted $23,904.60 to sev­eral com­mu­nity groups dur­ing its re­cent quar­terly cheque pre­sen­ta­tion.

The distri­bu­tion took the to­tal of grants and com­mu­nity in­vest­ments to more than $176,000 for the 2017-18 fi­nan­cial year, bring­ing the to­tal for the past four fi­nan­cial years to just un­der $950,000.

Drouin Com­bined Churches re­ceived a grant for its Drouin Car­ols by Can­dle­light event, which will be held on De­cem­ber 15 this year.

The War­ragul Lap­idary Club has been asked to host the Vic­to­rian State Gem Show in 2019, and has been pro­vided spon­sor­ship to help run the event.

The Long­warry Ju­nior Foot­ball Club and Ellinbank Foot­ball Club will use their grants to as­sist with the cost of new jumpers for their play­ers.

A grant will as­sist War­ragul North Pri­mary School to set up its worm farm project.

The Drouin Dis­trict Com­mu­nity Bank con­tin­ued its spon­sor­ship of the premier­ship win­ning Drouin Drag­ons un­der 16 soc­cer team and the Drouin Cricket Club.

The cricket club will use its spon­sor­ship to fo­cus on ju­nior de­vel­op­ment.

A do­na­tion was made to Life­line Gipp­s­land to en­able it to con­tinue to carry out its vi­tal work.

War­ragul Philatelic So­ci­ety re­ceived spon­sor­ship for its stamp and coin fair.

The Drouin schools clus­ter re­ceived spon­sor­ship for its Bully Zero pre­sen­ta­tion.

The schools staged a free pre­sen­ta­tion to the pub­lic of the Bully Zero Aus­tralia Foun­da­tion’s pre­sen­ta­tion.

The bank spon­sored the Bi­nary Shift con­fer­ence held at Lard­ner Park re­cently.

Bi­nary Shift is an or­gan­i­sa­tion that holds an an­nual con­fer­ence to show­case and in­form about dig­i­tal in­no­va­tion and tech­nol­ogy.

The Baw Baw Big Blokes Bar­be­cue again re­ceived spon­sor­ship for the event.

Spon­sor­ship for Drouin Dis­trict Busi­ness Group’s Drouin Lights Up Fes­ti­val has also con­tin­ued.

War­ragul Farm­ers Mar­ket re­ceived a grant to as­sist with the cost of ob­tain­ing a de­fib­ril­la­tor.

Drouin West Pri­mary School re­ceived spon­sor­ship for its 2019 school fair.

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