Mirboo North

Celebrating Seniors Month in Mirboo North

This October there will be a number of events taking place in Mirboo North where the older adults in our community will be able to come together and enjoy some fantastic local food and some social connection.  “We are conscious many people are still getting comfortable with reconnecting fully with…

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Mirboo North & District Community Foundation distributes $4,500 of ‘Back to School’ Vouchers

Students and families of the five primary schools and the secondary college in the Mirboo North & District Community Foundation’s district have started the school year with a little extra support thanks to FRRR’s Back to School vouchers and a Relief Fund provided by the Community Foundation. FRRR, or the…

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Congratulations to the Project Control Group – a job very well done!

In the last few weeks of 2021 our new Medical Centre was opened with much enthusiasm, congratulations and gratitude.  Many different individuals, organisations and businesses were involved at different stages to bring this project to life, but one particular group of volunteers deserves highlighting: the Community Foundation’s Project Control Group.…

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Official Reopening of the Mirboo North Pool

We are very grateful to Rob Waycott and the Mirboo North Times for allowing us to share their excellent article on the reopening of the Mirboo North Pool on our website (together with the wonderful photos taken by Elana Kovac).  The Mirboo North Times is a weekly community newspaper run…

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Chair of Mirboo North & District Community Foundation passes on the baton

After five years in the Chair of the Mirboo North & District Community Foundation (the Community Foundation), Paul Pratt has stepped down from the role, passing the baton on to Vice-Chair, Rob Kiddell.   The MN&D Community Foundation and the local community have benefited from Paul’s strong leadership of the organisation…

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A Colourful and Contemporary Mural at Co-Space

Local artist and curator, Melanie Caple, and four students from Mirboo North Secondary College painted a new mural in Mirboo North last week after 12 months of planning.  The mural, which was designed by Melanie, not only incorporated elements of the students’ winning designs, but it reconnects with Dennis Leversha’s…

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Community Foundation awards 2021 Community Grants to seven local groups

On Wednesday 24th November, the community groups who had been successful in this year’s Community Foundation grants program were announced to a room full of people at the Walter J Tuck Reserve.  “It was a pleasure to be able to gather as an organisation for the first time since February,”…

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Seniors Week in Mirboo North

Last week, Jimmy Jambs Café & Pantry hosted morning tea to over fifty of Mirboo North’s senior adults, serving them a delicious hot cuppa and cake every morning for five days. It seemed everyone had flocked to the café to enjoy morning tea and social catchups across the week and…

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Community Grants 2021

September is one of our favourite months at the Mirboo North & District Community Foundation.  It is the month when our annual Community Grants program opens for applications and we start talking to many local community groups about projects they are planning.   “It is always exciting to hear how these…

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Medical Centre Progress

The Mirboo North & District Community Foundation is in the process of building a modern, purpose built medical centre facility on the main street of Mirboo North, which will be leased and operated by the existing Mirboo North Medical Centre practice.   The aim of this project is to bring to…

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