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Healthy communities and seniors week grants

Nineteen of Eurobodalla’s community organisations have been awarded grants under Council’s annual healthy communities and seniors week grants.

Each year, Council invites not-for-profit community groups to apply for grants between $500 and $1000 for activities that will improve the health and wellbeing of local people.

Mayor Liz Innes and Clr James Thomson congratulated the recipients and heard about their projects at an afternoon tea at the Council Chambers in Moruya yesterday.

The recipients are:

  • Moruya High School to supply breakfast for students attending before-school fitness classes.

  • Greek Community of Batemans Bay for a luncheon and music for all nationalities.

  • Moruya Amateur Swim Club to subsidise registration for 13-18 year olds.

  • Narooma Tennis Club Inc for marketing and promotion to participate in a tennis tournament.

  • Combined Pensioners & Tigers Football Club for a seniors morning tea and luncheon and entertainment by schools.

  • Probus Club Batemans Bay for a retirees and friends friendship picnic BBQ.

  • Flourish Australia for BBQ, boat and fishing activity for people with mental illness.

  • Australian Breastfeeding Association – Eurobodalla Group to assist with purchase of booklets on the importance of breastfeeding as well as paper to print flyers.

  • Moruya Public School Special Education for fun, active outdoor play for children with disabilities.

  • Clyde River and Batemans Bay Historical Society Inc for Bite Sized Natural History - local geology, native plant propagation, photographing wildlife and WIRES.

  • Moruya Lions and Combined Churches for Carols by Candlelight.

  • Moruya Anglican Church and Moruya Primary School for school breakfast program.

  • Narooma Bluewater Dragons Inc for a ‘come and try’ day at the boatshed.

  • Nature Coast Dragon Boat Club to construct a purpose built trolley to move a dragon boat.

  • Narooma High School P&C Association for MyDiary Wellbeing Diary for all students.

  • Community Life Batemans Bay Inc Hope House to provide a vegetable garden for residents.

  • Southeast Harvest/SAGE for small workshops on cooking, gardening and waste reduction.

  • Narooma District Woodcrafters Association for purchase of a CNC router engraver to teach and develop new skills.

  • Batemans Bay Crafters for purchase of equipment and supplies for the paper craft group. Media Release

Photo: Recipients of Eurobodalla Shire Council’s healthy communities and seniors week grants celebrated their funding success at a ceremony in the Council Chambers yesterday.

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