Boomerang Bags: The CWA Canowindra Branch held a very successful UFO/War on Waste Day at Orana House last Sunday 1st July making Boomerang Bags. The workshop was run in conjunction with the Canowindra Creative Centre. Over 10 participants came along on the day and made their own boomerang bag to use for shopping now that single use plastic bags have been phased out.
Colouring In Competition: Did you miss last week’s Phoenix? Need something to entertain the kids these school holidays? Then head over to page 7 of the Canowindra Phoenix and cut out the colouring in competition – hours of entertainment for the kids! Bring it back to the Phoenix by Thursday 19th July to go into the draw to win a prize! Competition will be judged on Tuesday 31st July by junior judges Harry Maynard (4 years old) whowill judge the Under 5’s and Zoe Maynard (6 years old) who will judge the Over 5’s. All entries are displayed in the Phoenix windows!
Calling All Ladies: This Saturday 14th July the Canowindra Pythons will hold their annual Ladies Day at the Oval from 3pm as the boys take on Cootamundra. There will be complimentary catering on the day provided by Claire Bray Catering so please RSVP to The Pythons via their Facebook Page.
Pre-School Boost: Canowindra Pre-School has been fortunate enough to receive two substantial community grants during Term 2. The first grant through the Quality Learning Program for $11,712 will help in replacing things in the playground and constructing a new bike shed along the bike track. The second grant for $7,000 will assist in staff development.
Grants Funding Opens: Community organisations looking to build new or upgrade current facilities are encouraged to apply for funding from the NSW Government’s Infrastructure Grants program. Applications can be submitted for sport and recreation, arts and culture, and emergency preparedness projects from 2nd to 23rd July. The funding is provided through the Clubgrants Category 3 program, which receives a contribution from registered clubs’ gaming machine profits to benefit local communities. Funding ranges are $50,000 to $200,000 for arts and culture, $10,000 to $200,000 for emergency preparedness and $100,000 to $300,000 for sport and recreation. For more information including details on how to apply for grants, visit https://www.responsiblegambling.nsw.gov.au/infrastructure-grants/infrastructuregrants