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Way ahead: mayor Cr Bob Newton (centre) gave John Kennedy (left) and Alan
Center of Loch and District Bowling Club $2400 towards a strategic plan.
Creative minds: Anne Roussac-Hoyne and Terry Peavey of
Prom Coast Arts received $1500 from Cr Mohya Davies for
the More Things of Wood and Stone project.
Kicking goals: Tarwin Football Netball Club received
$4550 from Cr Kieran Kennedy (second from right) to re-
place two spotlights. From left, Doug Grigg of Grants Only
Group, and the club’s Doug Don and Nick McRae.
Up with times: Korumburra Community Development and
Action Inc received $2180 for the Welcome Korumburra Town
App. The group was represented by Syd Whyte and Peewee
Lewis, and presented with a cheque by Cr Andrew McEwen.
Council backs volunteers
SOUTH Gippsland Shire Council gave
away $137,950 worth of community grants
Round two of the 2015-16 Community Grants
Program offered funding for projects, equipment,
events and planning studies.
Mayor Cr Bob Newton said, “Volunteer
groups provide a great service for our commu-
nity and the Community Grants Program helps
support these well deserving groups that expect
very little for the great work they do.
“We have seen a number of successful proj-
ects go ahead from the grants presented in round
one the year, so we look forward to the projects
implemented from this round of funding.”
The 2016-17 Community Grants Program is
now open. Applications for round one close on
August 31, 2016 and for round two on March 31,
Fun galore: Lions Club of Strzelecki’s
Frank Hirst (right) was given $5000 from
mayor Cr Bob Newton towards the Poo-
wong Family Festival.
Royal flush: Irene Hunt of Loch Public Hall
shows off the $8000 she received from Cr
Lorraine Brunt to upgrade the hall toilets.
Focus on children: from left, Lisa Bodman
of Poowong Pre-school Parent Enrichment
Group received $10,000 from Cr Lorraine
Brunt towards an all weather access deck
Many hats: Cr Lorraine Brunt presented
$2300 to Geoff Birnie of Loch Recreation
Reserve to replace a gas hot water system.
KALANI Davies was born at Bass Coast
Health on June 28 to Sharnie Davies of
HEIDI Beth Hamilton was born at South Gippsland Hospital, Fos-
ter, on Friday, July 8, weighing 8lb. 8oz. (3.85kg). She is the second
daughter for Katie and Andrew Hamilton of Fish Creek and a sister
for three-year-old Brylie.
DUSTIN Neville Joyce is the second child for David and Terri of
Leongatha. He was born on July 9 at the Warragul Hospital. He is a
little brother for Hannah aged 2 years.
THE world is becoming in-
creasingly digital, don’t get
left behind, we’re here to
Go Digi is a national digital
literacy program. We offer face
to face learning with a volunteer
mentor available every Wednesday.
We are also a Broad Band for seniors
kiosk. Please call us to book a time
with our volunteer, other days can be
Successfully exiting a business
takes just as much planning as
getting started. We are hosting a
Successfully Exiting Your Business
Small Business Victoria Workshop
on Tuesday, August 9. Maximise
the value of your business and the
financial return for all those years
of hard work. The workshop also
includes a free follow-up one-on-
one mentoring session.
Winter weather can mean we
spend a bit more time inside. We
have a great idea on how you can
brighten your space. We have a DIY
Eco Flower Workshop Thursday
evening, August 11.
Come and learn how to create
non-living flowers to decorate your
home using economic and resource
able materials. You’ll love the bottle
This term we are trialing
a Newcomer’s Dinner as we
understand day time doesn’t suit
everyone. It will be held on August
17. We’ll also have our afternoon tea
on August 30. We do need you to
RSVP for catering and Korumburra
Action Group also prepare a
Don’t forget we offer Beginners
Yoga on Thursday morning and
Enquires please call 5655 2524.
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