Community groups & sporting clubs receive Council funding

General Manager Anthony O'Reilly with Sponsorship and Financial Assistance cheque.
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Community groups and sporting clubs across the Hilltops have received funding from Hilltops Council from round two of the 2019/2020 Sponsorship and Financial Assistance Funds.

In Young, the Hilltops Food Hall (Young Food Hall) will receive $1000 for painting and storage. The Young and District Family History Group will receive $388 towards annual rental costs. The Young Society of Artists will receive $1000 towards the cost of public liability insurance. The Young Society of Artists will also receive $2500, along with Hilltops Arts, to host a two week ‘artist in residence’ program. The Young Combined Hockey Association Inc will receive $1150 to upgrade their canteen freezer and field PA, as well as to purchase tables and chairs. The Young Men’s Shed will receive $5000 for electrical and lighting works in the new shed.

Boorowa Ex-Services Club will receive funding for five different projects. For the Women’s Bowls, there will be $2590 in funding for two retractable shades. There will be $2500 in funding going towards the National H Car Club event. $1000 will go towards each of the Men’s and Women’s Bowling Tournaments. $2500 in funding will also be going towards a fitness training program for elderly residents.

In Harden, the Harden Murrumburrah Men’s Shed will receive $1000 towards waste disposal costs (2 year period).

The Harden Country Women’s Association (CWA) will receive $2500 to demolish and replace the retaining wall at the CWA building.

Bribbaree Bowling Club will receive $5000 to upgrade the septic system. The total spend across the organisations is $29,128.

Hilltops Mayor Brian Ingram thanks these groups for the work they do within the Hilltops community. “Hilltops Council is committed to providing financial assistance to groups in the area to support and grow local events and activities. This is one way that we, as a Council, can support the community and thank these groups for the fantastic work they do,” he said.

Each school within the Hilltops Local Government Area (LGA), twenty in total, will receive a donation of $200 for book prizes at their 2020 presentations from the Council fund.

Applications for the 2020/2021 program will open in August 2020. Application forms will be available at Council offices and on the Council’s website at www.hilltops.nsw.gov.au

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