Grants for 21 community groups

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.