Community groups share in $40,000 boost
THE Myrtleford Show is among 12 successful applicants from across the Alpine Shire to share in almost $40,000 in funding through round two of the Community Bushfire Recovery Event Funding Program.
Supported by Australian and Victorian governments under the Commonwealth-State Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA), the Community Bushfire Recovery (CBR) Event Funding Program supports activities and initiatives that bring bushfire affected communities together, build resilience and raise awareness of support services.
The funds were provided to Alpine Shire Council to be shared in the community.
The Myrtleford Agricultural and Pastoral Show Society said the $5000 grant it received will go towards emergency service stalls and displays at the annual Myrtleford Show, which is being held on Saturday, October 23.
Other successful applicants from the Alpine region sharing in the grant funding included:
Bright Art Gallery and Cultural Centre Inc. ($2385);
and Commemoration, Bright Fire Brigade ($5000);
Day, Buffalo River CFA ($5000);
country Festival ($5000);
Harrietville Community Forum ($5000);
RUOK, Mount Beauty Neighbourhood Centre ($2000);
and Trivia Night, Mount Beauty
Series, Myrtleford Chamber of Commerce and Industry Inc. ($5000); and
Trail Runners Inc. ($2000).
For more information go to https://www.alpineshire.vic. gov.au/community/grants-andawards/community-grants.