2023 Round 2 recipients
Metung Swan Reach Cricket Club - We are looking to upgrade our training nets to meet cricket victoria minimum standards. This is for practical purposes but also Health and Safety reasons. Our cricket club, c40 senior members and 80 junior members. Local schools and general public who use our facilities
Stratford Pony Club - The objective of the Stratford Pony Club - Child Safe Play Area Project is to provide a safe play space for the young children that attend our club activities.The Club intends to build a fenced in play area adjacent to the Club Rooms. Within the play area will be a sandpit and a mulched general play area. The main aim of the project is to increase the level of child safety at our club, and to minimise the potential risks associated with a busy Pony Club environment whilst also providing a fun space for our young members to play.
Bairnsdale Chamber of Commerce - The primary objectives are to provide an event that will increase activity within the central business district of Bairnsdale, encourage locals to shop local and create foundations for a cohesive retail community.The success of the original Laneway3875, established by the Bairnsdale Chamber of Commerce and Industry has established a starting point to build on in conjunction with other existing events such as the Bairnsdale Annual Christmas Parade. We are seeking to continue the Laneway3875 events - with the ultimate aim of doing 4 per year that link in with key themes and emerging local events. However, with this application we are specifically seeking funding to assist us with the upcoming Winterfest Laneway3875 on 8 July 2023.
Longford Horse & Pony Club, Longford Adult Riding Club - Our Clubs' (Longford Horse and Pony Club and Longford Adult Riding Club) are located on the corner of Abel’s Road and Boyle Road, situated on 10 acres of reserve. Our aim to safely promote the equestrian sport for both children and adults in the local area (including outlying areas such as Seaspray, Gifford, Stradbroke, Dariman, Woodside). We endeavour to provide a safe facility to hold equestrian events, run training clinics for local, metropolitan and for the wider communities in our area. Our aim is to ensure our grounds are once again safe for all our riders.
Seed Lakeside Community Garden - Seed will schedule a number of free activities, centred around good mental health for the community to participate in at no cost. These activities will include group walks, meet and eat style cooking class, craft activities, yoga, tai chi and meditation. Seed will also focus on promoting other supportive organisations, community groups and how to access support services such as Beyond blue, Black Dog and RU OK? through-out the month.