Coun­cil kicks in $116K for com­mu­nity grants

Kyabram Free Press - - NEWS -

A HUGE pool of lo­cal events and or­gan­i­sa­tions will ben­e­fit from the Cam­paspe Shire Coun­cil’s 2018/19 com­mu­nity grants pro­gram.

A to­tal of $116,710 has been ap­proved across the re­gion to sup­port ser­vices, pro­grams and events de­liv­ered by the shire’s or­gan­i­sa­tions.

Mayor Adrian We­ston said the com­mu­nity grants pro­gram of­fers fi­nan­cial sup­port for not for profit com­mu­nity groups in the de­liv­ery of events and projects within the com­mu­nity.

“Our com­mu­nity grants pro­gram sup­ports a di­verse range of lo­cally-iden­ti­fied projects and events that con­nect peo­ple, build self-suf­fi­ciency and strengthen com­mu­ni­ties,” Cr We­ston said.

Grants were al­lo­cated un­der two cat­e­gories, com­mu­nity sup­port and events.

In the com­mu­nity sup­port cat­e­gory, two lo­cal or­gan­i­sa­tions re­ceived a grant:

$4000 Rush­worth Ma­chin­ery Preser­va­tion Club Inc, bar­be­cue trailer

$4000 Kyabram P-12 Col­lege, pur­chase of wa­ter tank and re­pair/re­place gut­ter­ing and down­pipes to as­sist with ob­tain­ing a 5 star re­sources smart sus­tain­abil­ity rat­ing

In the events cat­e­gory, a whop­ping 15 lo­cal events had their grants ap­proved:

$800 Wyuna Me­mo­rial Hall Com­mit­tee, sea­sonal com­mu­nity din­ners & end of year Christ­mas so­cial

$450 Koyuga Hall & Re­cre­ation Re­serve Com­mit­tee, Koyuga Christ­mas func­tion

$500 Parkin­son’s Sup­port Group (Parkin­son’s Vic­to­ria), what’s Parkin­son’s, liv­ing well with Parkin­son’s, lat­est re­search

$1000 Em­brace Church Inc, Ton­gala car­ols by can­dle­light

$1000 Stan­hope & Dis­trict De­vel­op­ment Com­mit­tee Inc, Stan­hope com­mu­nity car­ols gala night

$800 Gir­garre Com­mu­nity Group Inc, Gir­garre quilt in

$800 Ky­val­ley Swim­ming Club Inc, sum­mer & au­tumn en­ter­tain­ment

$3000 Kyabram Vin­tage En­gine & Ma­chin­ery Restora­tion Group Inc, Kyabram vin­tage en­gine & ma­chin­ery rally in con­junc­tion with the Aus­tralian White truck muster

$1500 Kyabram Com­mu­nity & Learn­ing Cen­tre Inc, colour Kyabram 2019

$1500 Kyabram Lawn Ten­nis Club Inc, Kyabram Lawn Ten­nis Club Easter tour­na­ment 2019

$3000 Gir­garre De­vel­op­ment Group Inc, ‘Ji­garre Jam­ming’

$5000 Kyabram Agri­cul­tural Hor­ti­cul­tural & Pas­toral So­ci­ety Inc, Kyabram rodeo

$5000 Rush­worth Easter Her­itage Fes­ti­val Inc, 2019 Rush­worth Easter her­itage fes­ti­val

$5000 The Coun­try Women’s As­so­ci­a­tion of Vic­to­ria Inc, CWA state cre­ative arts ex­hi­bi­tion

$3750 Li­ons Club of Kyabram Inc, week­end of leg­ends of the moun­tain

The next Com­mu­nity Grants pro­gram will open in March 2019. Cruise Com­pe­ti­tion. They will en­joy a two-night cruise for two on board the Em­my­lou pad­dlesteamer.

Lois and Rex have never had a real hol­i­day in over 62 years of mar­riage! We hope you en­joy!

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