Funding boost for local sporting clubs
Local sports clubs have shared in just under $6,000 of State Government funding under the Sporting Club Grants Program.
The Nationals Member for Gippsland South, Danny O’Brien, congratulated the Poowong Tennis Club ($970), Sale Maffra Cricket Association ($1,000), Sale Tennis Club ($1,000) and Leongatha Basketball Association ($3,000) on their successful applications.
The funds will be used for a variety of advancements across the clubs including new equipment, uniforms and training for coaches.
Mr O’Brien said sporting clubs like these are a crucial element of our community.
“Getting involved with a sports clubs has great social and health benefits.
“The sporting clubs provide a great service to our community and I am delighted to see them receiving some much needed funding.”
The Nationals Member for Gippsland South, Danny O’Brien, celebrating a successful grant application with Leongatha Basketball Association President, Dan Monaghan.