Wednesday, 20th May 2020.
STATE Member for Lismore Janelle Saffin today (Wednesday, May 20) has congratulated 11 local sporting clubs who will share a total of $93,780 in funding under the NSW Government’s 2019-2020 Local Sport Grant Program.
Ms Saffin said these small grants would go a long way in the community to increasing regular and ongoing participation opportunities in sport and active recreation across her Electorate of Lismore.
“Our sporting clubs are administered and supported by dedicated bands of volunteers who are at the very heart of our local communities,” Ms Saffin said.
“It is great to see that their hard work has been recognised with the awarding of these grants, some enjoying success with multiple projects.”
Successful sporting clubs and projects for 2019-2020 include:
Lismore Tennis Club, hit-up wall fencing at Elaine Blanch Tennis Courts — $4000.
Northern United Rugby League Football Club, installation of 48-person capacity grandstand seating at Clifford Park — $10,066.
Northern United Rugby League Football Club, purchase of a computer and financial software for club administration; projector and screen for training purposes — $1844.
Northern United Rugby League Football Club, purchase of club jerseys for Dirrawong youth players — $1750.
Lismore Basketball Association Incorporated, 2020 representative team uniforms — $5000.
Lismore Rugby Club, installation of new seating with shelter at Lismore Rugby Union Club — $15,000.
Lismore Rugby Club, purchase of playing and training gear for female team — $4990.
Richmond River Gun Club Incorporated-Lismore Clay Target Club, purchase of ride-on mower for grounds maintenance — $2500.
Far North Coast Hockey Incorporated, travel subsidy for bus hire to Parkes for State representative competition — $2800.
Lismore Touch Association, purchase of uniforms and travel subsidy for Under-14 girls’ team to compete in the State Cup 2020 — $5000.
Urbenville and District Campdraft Association, purchase of steel portable panels to rebuild the external ring fence at Urbenville Showgrounds — $14,830.
Northern Rivers Kart Club Limited, upgrade off track edging and ripple strips at Lismore Kart Club — $13,000.
Northern Rivers Kart Club Limited, purchase of an electronic lap counting board — $5000.
Northern Rivers Kart Club Limited, design and implement a program for all karters joining the club to get race ready — $2000
Murwillumbah Vulcans Australian Football Club Incorporated, subsidised fees for youth players, uniforms and storage cabinet — $4000.
Murwillumbah Rowing Club, purchase of rowing exercise bike — $2000.