Community exceeds $1 million fundraising target for Mirboo North Swimming Pool.

The Friends of the Mirboo North Swimming Pool are delighted to announce that they have now met their fundraising target of $1 million, with the $100,000 Challenge Fund from the Mirboo North & District Community Foundation having been matched in total last month.

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Boo FIIT’s membership rises in 2020.

Boo FIIT is a fitness timetable providing affordable access to fitness and wellbeing classes within the community, it was originally set up in 2019 and has grown to include many different classes. There are varying fitness levels and sessions were tailored to suit the participant’s abilities.

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Apply for the 2020 Community Grants Program throughout September.

The Mirboo North and District Community Foundation’s 2020 Community Grants Program is open for applications from September 1-30. These community grants assist community groups with additional capital for major projects, opportunities to learn new skills and accessing resources.

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Local student seeks feedback from past ESF recipients

Local student Jazmin Carroll is seeking feedback from past ESF recipients who would be interested in connecting with each other through a peer network.

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First Tree Bee this year for Landcare

Mardan Mirboo North Landcare Group Inc. has told us that they conducted their first Tree Bee this year after lockdown restrictions were eased.

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Mirboo North still needs its weekly news fix.

At a time when we hear a lot about the death of print media, it is also becoming clear that community newspapers like the Mirboo North Times are bucking this trend: they are thriving, providing a voice for their communities and improving engagement and our sense of community belonging.

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Buy a Tile campaign raises $30K for Mirboo North swimming pool.

The dedicated Friends of the Mirboo North Swimming Pool group have been overwhelmed by the response to their call to “buy a tile” for the redevelopment of the pool.

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Key community organisations take district’s Vital Signs in new report.

Mirboo North and District Community Bank partnered with the Community Foundation, who believe the report will help both organisations to decide where to invest their grant resources for the greatest impact.

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Yinnar Mural Restored

The Community Foundation admires the restoration paint work that’s been achieved on the iconic mural that is on the Railway Goods Shed Museum in Yinnar.

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Education Support Funds Awards Night 2020

The Community Foundation hosted its annual Educational Support Fund (ESF) Awards night at Walter Tuck Reserve on Friday the 14th of February, 2020.

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