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Out of Rounds Community Grants – Wednesday Warriors

  Out of Round Grants The Community Foundation has an annual Community Grants Program, which opens each September.  However it has always been a priority for the Community Foundation to be responsive to need and this year we have formalised a process whereby groups and organisations who need support outside of our…

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Grand Ridge Rail Trail parkrun – Mirboo North

Inaugural Grand Ridge Rail Trail parkrun, Mirboo North – by Rob Waycott    They ran, they jogged, they walked, all 297 of them, at the inaugural Grand Ridge Rail Trail parkrun held on Saturday morning, 27 April. Commencing at eight am, from behind the Grand Ridge Brewery, as well as…

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Mirboo North Art Show & Arty Gras Festival

  As Autumn’s beautiful colours settle on Mirboo North, the town comes alive with its annual celebration of the arts. Mother’s Day weekend is a fabulous time to visit and celebrate along with this vibrant community. In its 38th year, the Mirboo North Art Show has grown into one of…

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Mirboo North & District Vital Signs reveals its “Village of 100”

  Mirboo North & District Vital Signs reveals its “Village of 100” Supported by the Mirboo North & District Community Foundation and the Mirboo North & District Community Bank® and led by an advisory committee of individuals representing our communities, the Mirboo North & District Vital Signs Project is gathering…

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Gaming whats excessive

Gaming – what’s excessive?

  If you are interested in considering how gaming impacts your kids and their family relationships, Mirboo North Secondary College is hosting a seminar for parents by Steve Dupon of the Institute of Games on Thursday 14th March between 7pm and 8.30pm. The Institute of Games promises an engaging proactive…

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Fundraising for the Mirboo North Pool Hits $888,000

As the summer pool season draws to a close the Friends of the Mirboo Northth Pool and the Community Foundation are excited to announce that fundraising for the long-awaited redevelopment of the Mirboo Nth Pool has reached $888,000. “During December and January there were some significant donations from community organisations…

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Educational Support Fund Awards 2019

Educational Support Fund Awards 2019

  On the evening of the 8th February, the Community Foundation were delighted to celebrate the transition of a group of young people from our district into the next stage of their education. As part of this, awards totalling more than $20,000 were given to twenty recipients. Four students were…

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South Gippsland Koala habitat corridors

Koala Habitat Corridor Project

      The Mardan Mirboo North Landcare group Inc. have completed the works for a 2017 community grant supplied by the Mirboo North & District Community Foundation.  The MMN Landcare Group in a recent article to the Mirboo North Times thanked the Community Foundation for their generous support to their…

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Mirboo Rec Reserve BBQ

The Mirboo Recreation reserve held their Mirboo Community Christmas recently, on Friday 30th November. The local families came together to celebrate the festive season and the installation of the new BBQ in the Pavilion.  The BBQ is a vision in stainless steel and replaces the old coin-operated BBQ with one that is now free…

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Community Grants

Community Grant Recipients 2018

The Awards evening for our 2018 Community Grants took place on the 26th November, immediately after the AGM, and we were delighted announce the 10 recipients of this year’s Community Grants round, and the distribution of just under $52,000. The ten successful recipients are a diverse range of community organisations…

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Annual Report

Annual General Meeting 2018

  On Monday 26th November our AGM was held at the Rec Rooms at the Walter J Tuck Reserve at Mirboo North. The Annual Report was available in printed form on the night (and is now at our office if you would like one) but the electronic copy is attached…

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Taking the pulse of our commmuniyt

Mirboo North & District’s Vital Signs – Tell us what you LOVE about where you LIVE

Mirboo North & District’s Vital Signs Tell us what you LOVE about where you LIVE Mirboo North & District’s Vital Signs is a collaboration between the Community Foundation and the MN&D Community Bank.  The project, which launched in June, is based on the Vital Signs framework developed by the Community…

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