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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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New Community Foundation Network established in South Gippsland and Bass Coast

The three Community Foundations located in the South Gippsland / Bass Coast region have come together to form a network with the aim of sharing knowledge and increasing the impact of charitable giving in their communities. The Bass Coast Community Foundation, the Leongatha Community Foundation and the Mirboo North &…

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Grants to support students going to Uni or TAFE

Students of any age who are taking up tertiary level studies in early 2023 can apply to the Mirboo North & District Community Foundation for an Education Support Award to assist with the financial costs of studying.  Applications are made through our website and will open on Monday 12th September…

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Mirboo North Winterfest and Art Show

After a couple of years without festivals, the Community Foundation was delighted to support the launch of a new winter festival in Mirboo North in late July.  Winterfest aimed to celebrate fire and ice, light and art, food and drink, and also encompassed the long-running Mirboo North Art Show in…

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A Giving Community

The communities in our district are well known for our active and committed volunteers.  These volunteers bring us a range of activities and services, ranging from the purely fun to the absolutely necessary.  By giving time and skills these volunteers ensure that the sport, event or service that we love…

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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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Employment Opportunity

The Mirboo North and District Community Foundation is seeking a Communications Officer to join its team. The ideal candidate would be committed to supporting the Community Foundation build strong communities through giving, facilitating and investing in our district (Boolarra, Mirboo North, Dumbalk, Thorpdale, Yinnar and the surrounding areas). The position…

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New Directors for the Community Foundation

We are very pleased to share the news that two new Directors have been appointed to the Board of the Community Foundation as of 24th May 2021.  We welcome Ariane Ramsey, resident of Boolarra and Daisy Browne, resident of Mirboo North.  Between them, they add a great range of skills…

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Education Support Fund Awards 2021

The Community Foundation hosted its annual Educational Support Fund (ESF) Awards night at Walter Tuck Reserve on Friday the 19th of February. The Community Foundation was delighted to help celebrate the transition of this lively group of young people and mature aged students to tertiary education in their first community…

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Celebration for Mirboo North’s Girls Own Space initiative.

South Gippsland Shire brought Girls Owns Space to Mirboo North at the end of last year, running through to March when it was held up by the pandemic. With the design and planning completed in March, the construction phase was then completed in mid-November, when volunteers and participants came together to prepare and oil the reclaimed slabs of Cyprus and lift the slabs into their correct place on the various concrete plinths around the courtyard.

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