$12,551 in Northparkes Sports Grants handed out

CMOC-Northparkes Mine (Northparkes) and the Parkes Sports Council have announced the successful applicants from the second round of the Sports Grants Funding Program for 2016.

This round closed on 30 June 2016. The assessment panel subsequently met and the successful applicants were as follows:

Sporting Association Project Description Granted
Trundle Central School the construction of new netball/tennis court $6,500
Parkes Pony Club a guest instructor $770
Parkes Hockey – Masters Women representative uniforms $1,257
Parkes Little Athletics the purchase of scissor jump mats $1,574
Parkes Railway Bowling Club the purchase of new scoreboards $1,050
Parkes PCYC the purchase of matting and airfloor $1,400
Total: 12,551

Sports Grants Committee Chairman, Alan Gersbach expressed his delight that a good selection of projects were received for this round and that most of them received a piece of the funding pie, which is provided annually by Northparkes Mine. Community and External Relations Officer for Northparkes, Elysha Loiterton, was pleased that Northparkes was associated with the successful program, which is now in its fourth year. “Northparkes recognise how vital sport is to our local community; supporting the Parkes Sports Council Grants Program is one way we can contribute to some of the teams and clubs which do such a great job helping to keep Parkes healthy and happy,” she said.

In total $12,551 in grants were distributed. The next round of grants will open in January next year, with a total of $15,000 available to be distributed.

PICTURED L-R: BACK – SALLY CHAPMAN (GRANTS OFFICER, PARKES SHIRE COUNCIL), KIM MOORE (PARKES PONY CLUB), JAN LATTER (PARKES RAILWAY BOWLING CLUB), SAM COX (PARKES LITTLE ATHLETICS CLUB), AL GERSBACH (PRESIDENT, PARKES SPORTS COUNCIL). FRONT: ELYSHA LOITERTON (COMMUNITY & EXTERNAL RELATIONS OFFICER, NORTHPARKES MINES), ALYSSA HODGES, JORJA MANN, KERRY HODGES (PARKES PCYC GYMNASTICS), LUCY CHAPMAN (PARKES PONY CLUB) & CHARLIE COX (PARKES LITTLE ATHLETICS CLUB).

 

 


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