City of Wanneroo gives $33k to 10 community groups

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TEN community groups will receive grants through the latest round of the City of Wanneroo’s Community Funding Program.

Applications for the program are open twice a year, in March and October and Mayor Tracey Roberts said it was a great way for community groups, organisations and clubs to receive financial assistance for upcoming activities.

“This round the City is providing almost $33,000 to 10 community organisations and groups,” she said.

“It is fantastic to see community groups embracing this funding support and for so many to have the opportunity to enjoy the benefits through events such as community health initiatives, cultural festive celebrations and Remembrance Day.”

The recipients include Disco Cantito Association which will receive $3405.60 for a Circus Show and Have a Go on July 21 at the Wanneroo Recreation Centre.

Bladder and Bowel Health Australia will get $1245 to go towards a “Lifting the Lid” on Bladder and Bowel Health Information Session on August 14 at the Wanneroo Recreation Centre.

Naval Association of Australia WA’s Perth North Sub-section will get $3000 for a Remembrance Day commemoration service on November 11 at the Wanneroo War Memorial.

Pojulu Community Association in WA will receive $2703.36 for its arts and cultural festival on August 17 to 18 at Alexander Heights Community Centre.

The Balai Bahasa Indonesia Perth will get $3280 for its Nusantara Community Concert on September 15 at Butler Primary School.

Yanchep Two Rocks Community Recreation Association is set to get $2976.70 for Carols in the Park on December 7 at Charnwood Park, Two Rocks and True North Church will get $3000 for Carols on the Green on December 14 to 15 at its Merriwa campus.

Family Support WA will receive $4000 for Festival at the Farm at Landsdale Farm and Wanneroo Sports and Social Club’s $3305 will go towards the Wanneroo Children’s Community Christmas Function, both planned for December 14.

The 2018 Wanneroo Christmas Lunch.

One Church Perth will get $6000 for the 2019 Wanneroo Christmas Lunch on December 25 at the Irene McCormack Catholic College in Butler.

The next round of community funding for events planned from February 2020 will be available for a six-week period from September to October.