Twenty-one community groups have been successful in their grant submissions for the 2017-18 round of Community Asset Grants, totalling $58,872, through the Clare and Gilbert Valleys Council.
Groups receiving funding are:
- Clare Valley Model Engineers - $2708 for directional signage
- Lions Club of Clare & Districts - $2993 for upgrade to public speaker system in Clare shopping precinct
- Clare Sports Facility Management Committee - $3000 for resurfacing courts
- Manoora Community Committee - $2500 for shelter shed concrete pad
- RSMU Football Club - $3000 for airconditioner replacement
- Saddleworth and District Community Association, Saddleworth Institute Committee – $3000 for Saddleworth Institute air conditioning x 2
- Saddleworth Bowling Club - $2741 for glass washer for bar
- Clare Town Hall - $3000 for remote control blinds for main hall
- Zonta Club of Clare and Districts - $2974 for picnic shelter shade, seat and Women’s Honour Roll plaque renewal, Zonta Garden
- Auburn Traders Association - $3000 for Auburn Mosaic Tourist Walk
- Manoora Centenary Park - $3000 for surround fencing for multipurpose courts, Stage 1
- Mintaro Progress Association - $3000 for airconditioning in meeting room
- Auburn Community Management Committee - Auburn Institute Committee $2046 for purchase of two vacuum cleaners and storage cupboard
- Clare Valley Dressage Club - $3000 for portable dressage arenas x 2
- Clare Region History Group - $2400 for framing of World War I Photoboards
- SA CWA Auburn Branch - $3000 for replacement of buckled ceiling panels and carpet
- Auburn Community Management Committee - Auburn Cemetery - $1620 for tree planting at cemetery to complete the avenue of trees
- Tarlee Hall and Community Services - $3000 for a niche wall
- RSL Auburn, Clare & Districts Sub-Branch - $2890 for airconditioning at Auburn RSL Hall
- Mintaro Progress Association - St Peter’s - $3000 for St Peter’s Quiet Garden
- Clare Valley Flying Group - $3000 for aerodrome maintenance equipment.
“Council thanks these community groups for all their hard work and commitment in helping to make the region a welcoming and positive place to live, work and volunteer,” acting chief executive Officer John Coombe said.